Distribution Engineer 4 – Atlanta, USA

Introduction

Dovre Group is pleased to present the following opportunity: Distribution Engineer 4

Function

Our client’s power division is one of the largest and most geographically diverse groups in the industry, serving electric power transmission and distribution clients worldwide. Our client provides complete engineering, procurement, and construction new asset and operating asset services in the following areas:

  • Substations
  • Overhead Transmission Lines
  • Underground Transmission Lines
  • Renewables Integration
  • HVDC/FACTs
  • Distribution

Our client believes real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for their clients.


Key Responsibilities

In this role you will be working in a mid-level distribution design engineering capacity. Under close supervision, you will perform distribution design engineering functions requiring knowledge and experience in engineering principles. This level builds on experience gained as an Engineer by either obtaining more depth in specific subject area with the expectation that assignments are larger and more complex, or by gaining experience in more subject areas.


The main functions of a field engineer are as follows:

  • Review engineering design from subcontract engineering firm.
  • Drive the route to validate design.
  • Support construction crews with engineering questions in the field.
  • Support real estate and permitting gather field data.

Engineering Standards:

  • Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and the client’s policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks

Quality / Continuous Improvement:

  • Continues developing knowledge and complies with the client’s quality program relative to assigned tasks.
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.

Engineering Production:

  • Prepares and verifies less complex engineering distribution design deliverables.
  • Performs research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.
  • Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work.
  • Prepares engineering calculations following standard methods and principles.
  • Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.
  • Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments
  • Is responsible for one or more of the following: overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project

Project Coordination:

  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects

Client Focus:

  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects
  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

  • Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes.

People Management – (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):

  • Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

Requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4+ years in distribution design.
  • Knowledge of pole loading calculations, distribution framing, and placement/location of distribution equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering design principles (preferably in medium voltage distribution design) and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 5 years related work experience All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Certifications:

  • Most positions – depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division – will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Typical office environment: extensive sitting, keyboarding and telephone usage. Limited lifting/carrying of files and boxes

Competencies:

  • Collaborates
  • Communicates effectively
  • Courage
  • Directs work
  • Instills trust
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Organizational savvy
  • Customer focus
  • Decision quality
  • Salary Plan

Offer

Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.

Information

For more information about the position above or working for Dovre Group, please contact:

Geanine McGrath
geanine.mcgrath@dovregroup.com

Cherie Taylor
cherie.taylor@dovregroup.com

Location

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Job ID: #27246