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Senior Distribution Engineer

  1. Clean power
  2. Orange, Binghamton, Rochester
R-069569

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are seeking a Senior Distribution Engineer to join our team in Augusta, ME, Binghamton, NY, Rochester, NY or Orange, CT, to lead and work on various Power Substation and Distribution Engineering projects. The Distribution Engineer reports to our Engineering Manager and the position requires working independently on fast paced technically complex design projects.  Distribution Engineers are responsible for supporting or leading Distribution engineering project teams, with the preparation of field notes, specifications and drawings for the routing, design, and execution of Distribution level projects. These positions are open to in-office and hybrid work schedules.

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Work within a Distribution team to develop efficient and reliable detailed designs of overhead and /or underground electric Distribution systems.
  • Coordinate design activities to maintain project schedules, budget, quality requirements to ensure successful project completion.
  • Perform site visits and system walkdowns, estimating, and attending project meetings.
  • Accountable to provide design activities in accordance with applicable codes and standards, including AtkinsRéalis’s policies and procedures, such as Safety, Environmental, Quality Assurance and Quality Control.
  • Design of Distribution level construction packages for both overhead and underground construction, including selection of Distribution system equipment, and utilizing GIS information to aide in design.
  • Preparation of engineering calculations, including pole loading, guying, transformer sizing, conductor loading / sagging, load studies, and voltage studies.
  • Preparation of specifications for material and equipment selection.
  • Deliver accurate and thorough electrical designs that will meet industry standards and specifications and meet prudent engineering practices.
  • Review internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability.
  • Coordinate design activities with other multi-discipline project team members.
  • Provide construction support including resolving site queries, attending site meetings, and performing site inspections during the construction phase of projects.
  • Maintain complete project documentation with respect to engineering studies and calculations, all design packages, as-built requirements and return data information.
  • Maintain good working relationship with internal groups that support projects such as other engineering disciplines, Drafting, Project Management etc.
  • Mentor, train and provide guidance to developing engineers and designers within the department.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Distribution electrical design Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Distribution electrical design for Senior Position.
  • A Professional Engineer (PE) registration (or eligible for registration).
  • Prior utility or utility consulting experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of modern power system, including Distribution power flow, overhead and underground construction methods and Distribution system equipment.
  • Experience conducting Distribution field inspections.
  • Strong client focus.
  • A high level of interpersonal communication skills, including a strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of applicable industry standards including the National Electric Code (NEC), National Electric Safety Code (NESC), and IEEE.
  • Ability to perform independently and in a team environment and provide project ownership.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, GIS mapping software, and other applicable Distribution Design tools.

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

  • Additional hours may be necessary as workload dictates.
  • Travel to client sites may be required.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/equal-opportunities-statement

AtkinsRéalis cares about your privacy and are committed to protecting your privacy.  Please consult our Privacy Notice on our Careers site to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to AtkinsRéalis, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice. 

Expected compensation range is between $72,000 - $157,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

Relocation assistance will be provided to qualified and approved candidates.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies

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