Electric Distribution Designer
Company: M and S Engineering
Posted on: December 25, 2018
M&S Engineering, LLC seeks qualified candidates in the Dallas/Fort Worth and Georgetown, Texas areas that are highly organized, energetic, self-motivated with the ability to work independently or as a team for the Non-Exempt position of Electric Distribution Designer. The position will produce electric distribution field designs, staking of distribution facilities, project estimation and preparation of construction prints using electronic design/estimation software in accordance with the clients standards of construction and specifications. Requirements Include: * Must possess a High school diploma or equivalent, ability to pass background check and drug screening and possess a current Texas Drivers License with an insurable driving record. * Ability to represent self in both M&S and the clients image while meeting with property owners, other engineering firms and construction resources. * Ability to stay abreast with the changing technologies, work planning, and design methodologies associated with Electric Distribution Design. * Ability to mentor and/or train others staff members to transfer personal design knowledge to others. * Proficient with the design of both overhead and underground electric distribution facilities. * Ability to recognize electric distribution framing and components 4kV through 35kV, to initiate designs for construction or reconstruction of both overhead and underground distribution facilities. * Ability to perform distribution line design calculations for structure loading, guying, geometric angle calculations, conductor sag interpretation, unitized framing design, construction practices and construction safety guidelines using industry tools and methods. * Ability to take personal responsibility for the quality, accuracy and time constraints of work product. * Possess strong analytical and technical problem solving skills. * Proficient with the use of a laptop computer, and related software programs including, MS Outlook, MS Excel and MS Word. * Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing. * Strong skills of time management, organizational and multi-tasking. * Ability to work outdoors extended hours and travel, including overnight stays within the state of Texas. * Ability to walk and carry surveying instruments, field equipment, hammers, stakes, lathes, etc. for the purpose of laying out staking for Electric Distribution Design over and across various terrain. * Ability to use a machete, brush hook, chain saw, etc. to cut or clear brush for the purpose of staking and design of distribution facilities. Desired Duties and Responsibilities Include: * Prefer an Associates degree or certificate in Electric Power Technology and/or three (3) years prior experience with electric distribution design and estimation. * Familiarity of the operation and maintenance of electrical distribution systems. * Familiarity of joint construction and electric utility best practices. * Knowledge of Electric Distribution construction framing techniques, construction practices and their components. * Use of surveying equipment and gathering of geospatial points. * Prefer the ability to interpret property line boundary, topographic surveys, as-built surveys, construction staking, ROW staking and collection of geospatial points. * Use of electronic design/estimation software to prepare cost estimates using unitized labor and material units, work instructions and construction sketches. * Prefer the experience and ability to research and collect property deed information at record facilities for the evaluation of existing or proposed easements, establish ownership information and definition of property boundaries. * Familiarity with the NESC and its applications to electric distribution line design. * Familiarity with the procedures for permit acquisition involving TxDOT, City, County, State and Federal applications.SDL2017
Keywords: M and S Engineering, Georgetown , Electric Distribution Designer, Other , Georgetown, Texas
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