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Electric Distribution Design Engineer

North Charleston, SC 29406

Posted: 05/02/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 616634 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay: $80-90/hr


?This role works with a cross-functional team of design technicians, design engineers, union represented craft employees, contract construction resources, schedulers, suppliers, and interfaces frequently with customers.

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide engineering support in electric distribution operations, maintenance and construction
  • Perform engineering calculations, analysis, research and design.
  • Coordinate with developers and customers to evaluate requests for new electric service and develop electric distribution designs to install electric infrastructure to provide customers with power.
  • Coordinate the procurement of all material to construct projects.
  • Evaluate designs for permit needs and apply for and manage permit process throughout project lifecycle.
  • Interface with construction resources to coordinate construction scheduling
  • Manage projects throughout construction and serve as a resource for construction crews as questions arise.
  • Perform engineering as-builts once construction is complete. Update drawings and associated applications to ensure accurate modeling of the electric distributions system.
  • Post material used during the course of construction and manage inventory quantities.

Top Required Skills
  • Ability to work and develop rapport with all levels of management and staff
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including interpersonal, facilitation, and presentation capabilities
  • Ability to develop, manage and monitor project performance to ensure results meet project requirements, budgets, and schedules.
  • Ability to manage project risk through collaboration with the project team, station stakeholders, suppliers, and executive leadership.
  • Ability to coordinate the resolution of technical problems and implement changes.
  • Experience managing construction projects involving technical engineering

Nice to Have Skills:
  • Engineering or technical design background preferred.
  • Project management from design through construction preferred.
  • Experience managing a full lifecycle project from design to construction through to completion
  • Experience interacting with customers in the course of developing a design and then coordinating construction impacts with those customers once design goes to construction.

Soft Skills:
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, or work effectively in a variety of teams, including multi-disciplinary teams

Years of Experience:
  • 5+ years of directly related industry experience in the field of construction or engineering

  • Bachelor Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education
  • Other Education: Engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management

Industry Experience
  • Candidate must have utilities industry experience
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