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Power Engineers Distribution Project Engineer in St Louis, Missouri

Distribution Project Engineer

Location:St Louis


Department:Power Delivery Distribution Services Group VIII


Distribution Project Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Project Engineer for our Distribution team in Saint Louis, Missouri.

Roles and Responsibilities

This project engineer will perform aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis along with managing engineers on smaller, often multi-discipline, engineering projects and interfaces directly with clients. Initial expectations are for this individual to perform project work and develop local client relationships to prepare to lead a team doing similar work. Candidates will apply advanced engineering techniques and analyses to solve project-related problems.

Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

  • Development of engineering work plans, budgets, and proposals

  • Preparation of construction cost estimates

  • Distribution design, including construction specifications and drawings

  • Quality reviews of project deliverables

  • Assigning tasks to/coordinating with internal/external project team members

  • The main point of contact between the client and POWER to ensure the project scope, schedule and budget are met

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent industry related experience) from an ABET-accredited university required –engineering, engineering management, or construction management discipline preferred

  • Five (5) + years of experience in the design of overhead and/or underground distribution lines (4kV through 35kV)

  • EIT certification or ability to obtain one within six (6) months of hire date

  • The qualified candidate should be experienced with the following:

  • National Electric Safety Code

  • Utility standards

  • Distribution design software or utility Geographical Information Systems (GIS) such as GE Smallworld, ArcFM, PLS-POLE, Distribution Design Studio, etc.

  • Must have good written and oral communication skills in order to communicate effectively with internal team members and external client personnel

  • Must be able to successfully pass client's background screening process

  • Some travel expected

Desired Education/Experience

  • PE license or ability to obtain one in the state of Missouri

  • Prior experience leading project design teams

  • The preferred candidate would be experienced with the following:

  • Joint facilities design

  • Permitting including: City, County, State, Highway, & Railroad

  • Familiarity with various scheduling and financial analysis tools for project management

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.