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Distribution Engineer

Location
Tucson, Arizona
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
23 Sep 2022

We are looking to add a Distribution Engineer to our growing team! Our organization is expanding with over 700 professionals across multiple offices in the US. We work with some of the nation's largest utility and energy clients.

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.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering degree (EE or CE preferred) is required and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience or Master's degree with less than 2+ years: relevant experience is either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company, performing design engineering
  • Experience with the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and client construction standards
  • Experience using CAD tools
  • Experience with software such as: PoleForeman, SAP, MicroStation
  • Must be comfortable in both a field and office setting
  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds

Professional attributes

  • Strong communication skills, written and interpersonal communications skills
  • Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Ability to work effectively in teams.
  • Professional dress and demeanor

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 719173582-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Actalent
  • Location: Tucson, Arizona
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent