Senior Distribution Engineer

Wood Group   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Energy & Utilities


8 - 10 years

Posted 59 days ago

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Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has a long tradition delivering Transmission and Design projects globally to a wide and established client base. Due to recent growth we are expanding our resources through the South East of America to provide enhanced local support to our customers.

Wood currently have exciting opportunities for a Senior Distribution Engineer. Reporting to the Manager, Distribution Engineering, this position is located in our Orlando, FL office. If you have a successful track record, thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment and are looking for that next step in the growth of your career, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engineering of distributionelectrical projects through the entire project lifecycle: from conceptual and feasibility, though detailed design, and into construction and into service
  • Leading or supporting overhead and underground distribution engineering projects by clearly defining scopes of work, completing cost estimates, performing engineering calculations, and developing detailed design drawings
  • Supporting documentation processed for projects including technical specifications, tender documents, technical reports and project calculations
  • Providing constructionsupport and overall project engineering coordination, including outages
  • Responding to information requests during construction and completing project documentation including as-builts, calculations and return of data to the client
  • Leading a team of experienced engineers and designers when required to successfully deliver a portfolio of challenging projects
  • Maintaining and enhancing relationships with other design disciplines and external stakeholders and assist team leads and managers
  • Mentoring and guiding junior staff
  • Traveling and visiting project sites during design and construction

Skills / Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering Degree from a recognized university along with a Professional Engineering Designation or eligibility for registration
  • 7+ years of overhead and underground distribution engineering experience serving utilities in North America
  • Knowledge of CSA/IEC/NESC Standards and Codes and major utility Engineering Standards
  • Knowledge of electrical design including the selection and installation of conductors, insulators, switchgear, circuit breakers, fuses and other distribution equipment is required
  • Knowledge of structural, civil and geotechnical aspects of distribution engineering is an asset
  • Knowledge of overhead systems design and the use of PLS-CADD is an asset
  • Experience with substation and transmission projects is an asset
  • Experience in power system analysis using software CYME, ETAP, etc
  • Experience with AutoCAD an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to collaborate and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Able to exercise initiative when resolving issues and in adapting and applying procedures to address unusual situations
  • Experience working in a utility or consulting environment and managing multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Able to take on responsibility for high-profile projects and grow professionally with our expanding organization

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.