This position will be based in Charlotte NC. Relocation support may be available to selected hires.*
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Currently, we have an opportunity for a Lead Distribution Engineer for electric utility design engineering located in our Charlotte NC office. Selected candidate must work out of the Charlotte NC office.
The successful candidate will have an interest in developing construction work packages for the electric distribution system using various software systems and construction standards. Distribution systems may be in an OH, UG, or URD environment. Work packages will be developed using Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools, Work Management Systems (WMS), and other client systems.
Project work will require performing engineering calculations that may include: structural analysis of poles, guying, cable pulling, electric demand, transformer sizing, voltage drop and flicker, and coordination of protective devices. Assignments may also include: preparing forestry trimming requests, facilitating permit and Right-of-Way acquisition, development of a BOM, estimating costs, and customer advocacy such as acquiring easements. Work assignments will include travelling by motor vehicle to various project locations located throughout the area to conduct field investigations.
* Bachelors of Science in Engineering degree (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, or Industrial) is required and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Master's degree with 2+ years: relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering and leading teams.
Nice to haves
10%-30% Field Inspections
60%-80% Engineering and development of design packages for construction crews
10% Performing administrative tasks, planning, and/or customer follow-up
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PDSDLINEExternal Referral Bonus:EligiblePotential for Telework:Yes, 75%Clearance Level Required:NoneTravel:Yes, 10% of the timeScheduled Weekly Hours:40Shift:DayRequisition Category:ProfessionalJob Family:Distribution Design EngineeringPay Range: