Key Responsibilities

  • Management of distribution projects through their lifecycle
  • Monitoring budget and schedule for electrical scope of work and identifying scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
  • Mentoring and developing junior engineers and designers
  • Engineering of distribution electrical projects through the entire project lifecycle: from conceptual and feasibility, though detailed design, and into construction and into service
  • Business Development of existing and new clients
  • Management of project delivery including schedule and budget control and adherence
  • 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
  • Completion of QA/QC tasks including reviewing, checking and approving work output of assigned personnel, as required
  • Providing construction support and overall project engineering coordination, including outages
  • Supporting the Engineering Manager in project controls tasks
  • Providing leadership on new engineering programs as they arise
  • Responding to information requests during construction and completing project documentation including as-builts, calculations and return of data to the client
  • Maintaining and enhancing relationships with other design disciplines and external stakeholders and assist team leads and managers
  • Traveling and visiting project sites during design and construction

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering Bachelors Degree
  • 5+ years of project management experience in an engineering field
  • 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
  • Experience with Duke Energy, Southern Company or Florida Power & Light is an asset
  • Knowledge of structural, civil and geotechnical aspects of distribution engineering is an asset
  • Experience with substation and transmission projects is 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