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Distribution Engineer (Portland OR)

Job ID: BH123945

Category: Engineer

Industry: Power Delivery / Transmission & Distribution

Distribution Engineer, Portland OR

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The qualified candidate should be familiar with the design and operation of utility electrical systems which they can apply their knowledge for developing new designs
  • The ability to apply engineering calculations to various project challenges to develop the most complete and competent design
  • Perform quality reviews of project deliverables 

Required Education/Experience

  • A Bachelor of Science in Engineering, preferably a BSEE, BSEET, BSCE, or BSME
  • Knowledge of the design and operation of overhead and underground distribution lines (4 kV through 35 kV)
  • The qualified candidate should be experienced with utility standards, joint facilities design, compatible units, and construction package development
  • Familiarity with distribution design software, both overhead and underground, the National Electric Safety Code, and utility best practices

Must be able to successfully pass client's background screening process

A valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record

Desired Education/Experience

  • A BSEE or BSEET degree, from an ABET accredited university, preferably with a power option
  • Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Engineer in Training certificate (EIT)
  • Prior utility experience
  • Exposure to utility Geographical Information Systems (GIS); GE Smallworld, ArcFM, DDS, etc.
  • PLS CADD experience
  • Exposure to Work Management programs such as STORMS and WMIS
  • Strong command of the English language and possess good written and oral communications skills

Travel should be expected

Type: Direct

Location: Portland Oregon