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Lead Distribution Engineer

Denver, CO 80013

Posted: 02/08/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 610360 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Join a team that has been partnering with our clients for more than 100 years to improve the quality of life around the world. When it comes to hydropower, power delivery, dams, locks, and navigation projects, they design with the next generation in mind. Their proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading their team to design the world’s most impactful projects—projects vital to both local and global communities.
Their Transmission & Distribution group is currently hiring an experienced Distribution Designer specifically on our Power Delivery team.  Candidate must be a hands-on problem solver willing to work through issues as they arise with staff, clients, offices, disciplines, and projects. They must also foster effective working relationships between colleagues, associates, clients, and officials.

Your Key Responsibilities
  • Designing of complex electrical distribution projects including large overhead to underground conversions, feeder reconductors, and Smart Grid equipment installation for voltages 69kV and under.
  • Become proficient using multiple client programs.
  • Perform site field visits for verification of existing distribution facilities and project requirements.
  • Develop bill of material required for construction based upon client standards.
  • Develop construction prints detailing facilities to be removed/installed.
  • Develop permit drawings as necessary to accommodate construction.
  • Review project scope and identify issues early on.
  • Interact with clients to clarify scope.
  • Work with the client through the idea generating stage.
  • Support the day-to-day activities of the project from inception through engineering, construction, commissioning, and hand over.
  • Report the progress of the project to the team lead as needed.
  • Provide QA/QC reviews on projects before submittal to the client.
  • Assist team lead with training entry level designers and engineers.
  • Mentor less experienced designers to improve overall team efficiency.
  • Proficient GIS experience  
  • Proficiency with CAD (AutoCAD, preferably)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and Office
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate solid leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work on multiple projects with various due dates and scopes
  • Valid driver’s license is required
  • Available to travel up to 20%
Education and Experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university in a related field of study (Civil, Mechanical or Electrical) is required.
  • Minimum two years of related experience is required.
  • Engineer in Training certificate (EIT) or ability to obtain one upon hiring is required.
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