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Senior Distribution Engineer
REMOTE - Preferably located on the West Coast

Our client employs professionals, nationwide, across 100+ offices. They are leaders in engineering, consulting, and construction management for target markets that include energy, power, environmental, infrastructure, and oil & gas. They are constantly recognized by top Business Journals, for the high quality of service they provide to their public and private sector clients.
Our client is looking for a Senior Distribution Engineer to join their Power Distribution Engineering team in their San Diego office but are open to candidates residing anywhere in the United States. 
The Senior Distribution Engineer will be responsible for performing a senior level role in the design or construction aspects of engineering projects and assists other departmental engineers.
This person will also be responsible for:
  • Review designs of various electrical distribution systems of varying size and complexity completed by junior staff as well as mentor and train.  
  • Activities shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Detailed design and budgetary estimates.
  • Equipment specification, proposal evaluation and requisitioning.
  • Engineering calculations to assure safety and performance of equipment and systems.
  • Acquisition of on-site measurements and other field data to accomplish the design or enable the evaluation of equipment performance.
  • Responsible for distribution design and engineering in client's geographic information systems (GIS) and work management systems (WMS) as required.
  • Checking completed job for adequacy of design and documentation.
  • Mentor and train entry level staff.
  • Review design and documentation of entry level staff.
  • Monitor the construction of various electrical distribution systems as assigned to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Activities may include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Monitor construction work to ensure conformance with project design plans and specifications.
  • Monitor work to ensure compliance with applicable engineering and construction codes and practices.
  • Aid in evaluation and approval of contractor's invoices.
  • Perform economic analyses of engineering alternatives.
  • Prepare reports and feasibility studies for submission to management.
  • Serve as project coordinator or project engineer on assigned projects.
  • Promote efficient flow of information and ensure complete and accurate record keeping.
  • Be familiar with the company's design/drawing system, ANSI standards, National Electrical Safety Code, General Order 95, and the company's and client's design and construction standards.
  • Able to navigate and review within PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE.
  • Shall keep informed of current developments in the area of responsibility.
  • Achieve weekly billable goal as defined by the project guidelines
  • Perform other department duties as required.
Required Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related.
  • 8+ years' experience in the transmission or distribution engineering field
  • Proficiency with Excel and Power Line and Structure modeling for computer aided and design development, PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE.
  • Proficiency with NESC and/or GO95.  
  • Familiarity with industry codes standards and practices for electric utility practice.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to lead.
  • Attention to detail.

Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package for qualified employees which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k program, and more.
PTS Advance is and EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

About PTS Advance:

Founded in 1995, by Ron & June Stein and still family owned to this day, Principal Technical Services (PTS) Advance was designed to meet a gap in the market. We provide people to Energy & Infrastructure as well as, Life Sciences companies that want to do more than just "fill a position'.

Interested? Contact Hannah Johnson at 949-268-4083 or via email at for a discussion!