Power Engineers Distribution Designer in Portland, Oregon
Department:Power Delivery Distribution Services Group I
POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a full-time Distribution Designer for the Power Delivery Distribution Department in our Portland (Lake Oswego), Oregon office.
Roles and Responsibilities
The qualified candidate should be familiar with the design and operation of utility electrical systems and apply their knowledge and client and company standards for developing new designs
Compilation of design packages for construction including job maps, material lists and construction work orders
Perform quality reviews of project deliverables
General experience in the design, operation, construction, and maintenance of overhead and underground distribution lines (4 kV through 35 kV) and/or strong familiarity with construction processes
Exposure to utility standards, NESC, and an understanding of construction techniques
Must be able to successfully pass client's background screening process
A valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record
A two-year technical certificate or degree is preferred but not required
Prior utility design experience or distribution line work is highly preferred
Exposure to utility Geographical Information Systems (GIS); GE Smallworld, ArcFM, etc. is preferred
Ability to work in design teams, is self-motivated to perform assigned tasks and take the initiative to learn the trade
General construction knowledge and aptitude is highly advantageous
Strong computer design skills, the ability to learn new software packages efficiently, and retain and apply on the job training
Must have strong command of the English language and possess good written and oral communications skills as client and consumer interaction is expected
Some travel should be expected
At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.
Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.