Distribution Design Engineer Remote - Texas - D-017

Electric Power Engineers Remote
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November 18, 2022
Electric Power Engineers
Austin, Texas
Distribution Design Engineer

Who We Are: _

For over 50 years, Electric Power Engineers, LLC (EPE) has partnered with power and energy clients across the globe to address complex engineering and grid modeling challenges. Our executive team has more than 160 years of experience in the industry working with hundreds of generating facilities and dozens of energy storage installations.

Passionate about helping our client organizations, we work with a variety of client groups including investor-owned utilities (IOUs), municipal-owned utilities (MOUs), cooperative utilities, independent system operators (ISOs), project developers, owners, and independent power producers, as well as other grid stakeholders. Our services include providing generation interconnection, reliability planning, long-term strategy development, economic planning, and load interconnection.

As an early leader in the renewables space, we continue to see significant growth in this space and our goal is to continue to grow this sector three-fold over the next five years.

Together we can continue to create the "grid of the future"!

_Position Summary: _
We are seeking to grow our Distribution Design Engineering Team and would like to hire candidates who can complete design tasks with minimal oversight and can learn quickly and provide training to other staff while ensuring that EPE's reputation for providing clients the highest level of quality is maintained.

_Location_ : This position will be Remote - Texas

_Specific Duties Include: _
System Design, Engineering and Supervisory roles:

Create distribution design sketches and supporting documents per the Client's distribution design guidelines and standards.
Specify distribution construction standards.
Review, approve and stamp distribution designs and drawings.
Mentor and train new distribution designers.
Specify necessary materials per Client distribution construction standards.
Perform and provide cost estimates to customers.
Support distribution designers with customer related issues and expectations.
Prepare new drawings utilizing AutoCAD and/or Autodesk Utility Design methods.

Perform all necessary steps to produce and release to Client design drawings, including:

Field inspects pole locations.
Stake pole locations.
Create unique tracking numbers for each pole/project location.
Coordinate with Client's internal stakeholders including Construction, Civil Inspection, Forestry, Public
Maintain knowledge of current procedural/process documents.
Create and update process documents as needed
Maintain accurate documentation of project correspondence, project schedules/timelines
Provide professional and timely communication with the client, other contractors, and utility customers as well as other project stakeholders

Field inspect locations of the impacted field locations to gather necessary information for design purposes.

Perform and/or check engineering calculations to determine and confirm design feasibility.
Create distribution construction notes.
Specify materials required for distribution construction projects.
Perform and provide cost estimates to customers.
Follow Client approved safety procedures both in the office and in the field.
Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
Other distribution engineering and design services as required such as permitting or project coordination

_The Successful Candidate Will Possess the following: _

Degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited university/college.
Preferably an Electrical Engineering degree but a Mechanical Engineering degree is also acceptable

Experience with electrical power calculations
Familiarity with the NESC and NEC
Experience with Utility Work Management Systems (WMIS, Dynamo, SAP)
Experience with Utility Design and Construction Standards
CAD Experience (AUTOCAD/MicroStation or similar)
Minimum 2+ years using distribution engineering design tools such as DDS, ESRI ARCGIS, AUD, SPIDAcalc, O-Calc, PLSCAD, SAG10
Consulting Experience preferred

_Join a fast growing and progressive team working towards improving the way energy is generated, transmitted and distributed _

EPE is an equal opportunity/AA/Disability/Veteran employer. The EEO is the Law poster, and its supplement are available using the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster

If you are interested in applying for employment with EPE and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please send an email to:

Job Type: Full-time

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