Distribution Designer - 1370725

We take pride in our exceptional staff and consider our team critical to the company’s success. Providing professionals with the tools and training to achieve career excellence is key to employee engagement and productivity. Our goal is to foster a work environment that attracts top talent, inspires innovation, and renders excellence in service to our clients. 

Our Power Services team in Corpus Christi has an immediate need for a Distribution Designer. In this role, you will perform project-related work in the utilities industry designing and planning the construction of overhead and underground power distribution facilities to transmit power from electrical distribution.

What you will do:

·      Design overhead and underground electric projects using client-provided engineering software 

·      Create construction cost estimates 

·      Gather information from client GIS and maps, Google maps, and Google Earth for any assigned projects 

·      Determine fuse size and coordination 

·      Learn and apply client design and construction standards 

·      Create tree trimming sketches and estimates 

·      Create right-of-way requirement estimates 

·      Field check assigned projects 

·      Stake minor project


Job Requirements


Who you are:

You have good computer literacy and are not afraid to learn new programs and skills. You are a good communicator who not only has oral and written skills but are also an excellent listener with above-average comprehension. Mathematics comes naturally to you and is used for problem-solving and analysis. You are a critical thinker who can apply knowledge to new assignments and uses critical thinking to bring everything together. 

What you bring:

·      2-year construction/engineering-related degree or certificate preferred or a minimum of 4 years’ experience working in a related field preferred

·      Proficiency in using various computer software packages

·      Knowledge of utility design and construction standards for electric overhead and underground is a huge plus

·      Candidate should be a self-starter and results-oriented and be able to work under tight and pressured deadlines

·      Basic understanding of electric distribution equipment and materials

·      Ability to use a personal computer for technical designer applications

·      Knowledgeable in one or more (MicroStation, AutoCAD, O-Calc) and utility design software (DDS, NIS, GIS)

·      Intermediate understanding or willingness to learn NESC, NEC, and ANSI codes and standards

·      Intermediate understanding of electricity and applied electrical systems

·      Ability to read, interpret, summarize, and discuss blueprints, technical drawings, and maps

·      Ability to communicate effectively with architects, engineers, construction contractors, clients, customers, and the company’s management

·      Motivated and able to work independently

·      Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes three medical plan options (two PPOs and an HDHP), an employer contribution to HSA participants, dental, vision, company-paid group life, short- and long-term disability insurance, flexible and dependent care spending accounts, 401(k) with company match, and PTO.

Education: High School

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

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