Power Distribution Planning Designer/Utilities Designer in Philadelphia, PA at Pennoni

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Pennoni is a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm founded more than five decades ago. We approach engineering challenges from a wider spectrum of angles than most, from land development to energy management. Our goal is to help communities and private sector clients alike navigate the ever-changing technological advancements available and learn how best to integrate “smart” solutions into the current landscape to make them a part of resilient and sustainable planning. Our combination of talent and experience generates unprecedented solutions for diverse and iconic projects around the globe.


Job Responsibilities

Pennoni Associates Inc., one of the most reliable and innovative firms in utilities engineering and consulting, is currently seeking a Power Distribution Planning Designer/Utilities Designer to be part of the Technical Services group team. Successful candidates will provide design and technological skills to a team of engineers, designers, and planners to provide support to a variety of Power utility-oriented projects

  • Demonstrate integrity and professionalism on a daily basis
  • Prepare preliminary and detailed drawings using computer aided drafting software, preferably Microstation
  • Prepare construction plans, material requirements and cost estimates for electrical distribution overhead and underground projects
  • Assist in the planning and design of: GIS, conductor replacement, structure replacements, and other major Overhead and Underground projects
  • Review field data, photos, etc. to meet requirements of latest updates and technologies of the customer
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Meet with clients to gather technical requirements
  • Translate Wind Loading / Pole Loading / compliance forms
  • Assist in field site meets; meet with developers, customers, local agencies
  • Work in a team environment
  • Assist with mentoring and development of team members
  • Field check design layouts
  • Assist with the Quality control of designs and redline changes


Job Requirements

Required Attributes

  • 3 years of power transmission, power distribution, or general engineering design experience
  • Knowledge of Power Distribution Design Standards, Power Overhead and Underground Construction Standards, Power Electrical Service Requirements, and Joint Pole Handbook
  • Familiarity with maintenance and operation of electrical overhead and underground electrical distribution facilities, energized at voltages between 0-50KV
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Autodesk AutoCAD, Microstation, and pole structural analysis software a plus

Preferred Attributes

  • Completed college or trade school course work, certification programs, or degree programs.
  • Proficient in Asset Suite, O-Calc, PLS-CADD, DM, AUD, DPSS, GIS, FIM software
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) is a plus
  • Knowledge of PECO, Baltimore Gas & Electric system design and construction requirements is a plus
  • Willing to work indoors and outdoors
  • Ability to work with with others and independently
  • Past work experience with an electric utility company


Why Work With Us?

At our core, we recognize that the unique qualities of our Pennoni individuals are essential for innovation and growth as a whole. Pennoni, an ENR Top 500 consulting engineering firm, offers many opportunities to help you build your career. We continually strive to build a great workplace where our employees trust the people they work for, enjoy the people they work with, and take pride in what they do.

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