Sr. Distribution Engineer


  • The qualified candidate should be familiar with the design and operation of utility electrical systems which they can apply their knowledge for developing new designs.
  • The ability to apply engineering calculations to various project challenges to develop the most complete and competent design.
  • Lead multi-discipline teams with varying skillsets
  • Lead multiple concurrent projects
  • Communicate directly with the client and key stakeholders to successfully complete projects and develop new opportunities.
  • Perform quality reviews of project deliverables


Required Education/Experience


  • A Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Math or Science
  • 7+ years of direct electric utility experience either directly with a utility, as a consultant to a utility, or a combination of both
  • Knowledge of the design and operation of overhead and underground distribution lines (4 kV through 35 kV).
  • The qualified candidate should be experienced with utility standards, joint facilities design, compatible units, and construction package development.
  • Familiarity with distribution design software, both overhead and underground, the National Electric Safety Code, and utility best practices.


Desired Education/Experience


  • A BSEE degree
  • A masters or continued education will be evaluated
  • Prior utility experience
  • Working experience and relationships with Northeast regional utilities
  • Exposure to utility Geographical Information Systems (GIS); GE Smallworld, ArcFM, etc.
  • Exposure to Work Management programs such as STORMS
  • Electrical loading and analysis programs such as CYMEDIST and CYMETCC
  • Distribution design software including but not limited to: Pull Planner, CYMCAP, O-Calc, SPIDACALC, Pole Foreman, CAD
  • Strong command of the English language and possess good written and oral communications skills
  • Travel should be expected


Company Name:
POWER Engineers, Inc.
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Columbus, Ohio
United States
Distribution Engineer
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 -10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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