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Distribution Engineer (remote)

Company: Wood
Location: Greenville
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Process & Energy business performs consulting and EPCM services for many of North America's power generation and power distribution companies.

Wood currently has exciting opportunities for an Intermediate Distribution Engineer . Reporting to the Manager, Distribution Engineering.

This position is a remote position or is a hybrid position in any of the following offices - West Palm Beach, FL, Orlando, FL or Los Angeles, CA.

If you have a successful track record and thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering of distribution electrical projects through the entire project lifecycle: from conceptual and feasibility, though detailed design, to construction and service
Leading or supporting overhead and underground distribution engineering projects defining scopes of work, completing cost estimates, performing engineering calculations, interconnection studies and developing detailed design drawings
Supporting the preparation of technical specifications, tender documents, technical reports, and project calculations.
Providing construction support and overall project engineering coordination (as required)
Responding to information requests during construction and completing project documentation including preparation of record drawings
Leading a team of engineers and designers when required to successfully deliver a portfolio of projects
Maintaining and enhancing relationships with other design disciplines and external stakeholders and assist team leads and managers
Traveling and visiting project sites during design and construction (as required)

Skills / Qualifications

Electrical Engineering Degree from a recognized university along with a Professional Engineering Designation or eligibility for registration
5+ years of overhead and underground distribution engineering experience serving utilities in North America
Knowledge of CSA/IEC/NESC/IEEE Standards and Codes and major utility Engineering Standards
Knowledge of electrical design including the selection and installation of conductors, insulators, switchgears, circuit breakers, fuses and other distribution equipment
Knowledge of smart infrastructure equipment such as automatic feeder switches, remote sensing switching, remote sensing cap banks and other smart equipment
Knowledge of PV's and EV's
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
Able to exercise initiative when resolving issues and in adapting and applying procedures to address unusual situations
Able to take on responsibility for your outputs on high-profile projects and grow professionally with our expanding organization
Clean driving record/abstract
The following qualifications are considered an asset:

- Knowledge of structural, civil and geotechnical aspects of distribution engineering
- Knowledge of overhead systems design and the use of PLS-CADD
- Knowledge of interconnecting DER's and modeling interconnection studies
- Experience in power system analysis (such as voltage drop, equipment loading, steady-state voltage rise, etc.) using software such as CYME, ETAP, EasyPower, SKM.
- Experience with substation and transmission projects
- Experience with AutoCAD
- Experience with GIS applications (Smallworld, GE, Bently)
- Experience with Structural Analysis Software (SpidaCalc, Pole Foreman, PLS-CADD)
- Experience mentoring junior staff
- Experience in both Canada and United States working for a local Utility company
- Experience working in a utility or consulting environment and managing multiple projects with competing priorities

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Keywords: Wood, Greenville , Distribution Engineer (remote), Engineering , Greenville, South Carolina

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