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[Electrical Designer] Engineering Technician

Posted by: Zolon Tech <> on June 25, 2017 at 00:04:01. Click here to reply to this post via Email.Click here for help with email link

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Cary
State: North Carolina
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 27511

Title: Engineering Technician
Location: Cary NC (local candidates only)
Contract Length: 1yr
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Job Description:
Engineering & Construction Planning This position will accurately evaluate options, and design safe, cost-effective, reliable facilities for primarily new residential, commercial, single phase and three phase projects.
This position may also design street and areas lighting projects, as well as major circuit construction and rebuild projects across a geographic area.
Due to this position's customer interaction and/or job complexity, the Distribution Engineering Specialist is one of Electric Distribution's primary face-to-face contacts with key customers (both internal and external) requiring them to be self-motivated, savvy, reliable, and trustworthy; as well as technically competent.
This self-directed individual develops relationships with internal and external customers, builders, developers, electricians, other utilities, city officials, etc., and promotes methods and procedures that maximize effectiveness.
Another purpose of this position may be to provide project information to reliability engineers to accurately evaluate voltage, loading, and reliability on the electric distribution system, provide cost-effective solutions to allow for system expansion, and to maximize safety and service reliability. Furthermore, the position may be also be used to complete outage follow up and implement outage prevention measures on distribution facilities in an assigned area.
This individual may also be involved to assist in the resolution of power quality issues. .
The position may assist in the training of other engineering classifications.
It provides engineering expertise to recognize and resolve engineering problems, assists in interpreting codes, standards, regulations, requirements, and guidelines.
Work contributes significantly to balancing customer service and reliability needs within capital budget constraints.
Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of a two year degree in a technical discipline, such as electronics, construction, electrical, mechanical or civil engineering or technology or High School diploma with significant field experience, with progress toward two year degree requirement.
Typically 2 to 4 years experience in Distribution Engineering
Self directed
Self motivated
Team player
Valid driver's license & vehicle
Negotiating Skills
Time Management
Verbal and written communication skills
Analytical skills
Decision making skills
Basic Computer Skills
Knowledge of Basic Electricity
Knowledge of distribution construction standards & methods
Comprehension of legal documents
Understanding of Work Management systems
Demonstrated competency in the Distribution Engineering Associate job skills.
Desired Qualifications
2+ years distribution engineering experience
Thorough understanding of Electric Distribution materials, work procedures, and work dependencies
2 Year Tech degree or 4 Year BS Degree in Engineering Technology
Proficient user of PC based programs commonly used in analyzing, preparing and managing field work.
Understanding of basic principles of project management.
***Previous experience in electric distribution engineering or other related field.
Knowledge of electric distribution system operation.
Previous experience with drawing tools such as Autocad, MicroStation.
Previous experience working with the public.
Possess good interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated analytical and decision making skills.
Experience in the utility industry.

Client is looking for someone with direct distribution utility experience.
This position will be working mainly on Commercial & Residential service extensions both overhead & Under ground in the Engineering & Construction Planning department and knowledge of electric distribution systems within a construction setting is highly desired. They will be customer-facing and must have excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
MExperience with WMIS & PoleForeman software would be ideal, along with 2+ years of experience, DIRECT distribution experience/knowledge, and project management/organization skills.
Manager will also consider candidates with C&M (contruction and maintenance) experience. Position will require candidate to manage multiple projects at once while coordinating between multiple parties to accomplish tasks to customer's satisfaction


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