• location: Alma, MI
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $35 per hour

job description


Contract position: Long Term contract opportunity, possible temp to perm! Large utility has an immediate need for an Electrical Distribution Designer in Alma or West Branch MI. Primarily responsible for electric distribution system design for the Low Voltage Distribution (LVD) Engineering. Must be willing to work additional hours as necessary to assist with storm restoration activities. Apply Now!

Responsibilities for the Designer

  • Design electric distribution systems for customer relocation, capacity projects, failures or reliability improvement projects
  • Design various new business projects, including line extensions (primary, secondary) and services of various degrees of difficulty, and customer types (residential, commercial, industrial, developments)
  • Design in a CAD system
  • Negotiate with customers and obtaining easements (or work with the Right of Way department)
  • Work with government entities for permits (or work with the Permitting department)
  • Communicate work to internal departments (LVD Planning, Forestry, Long and Short Range Scheduling, Field/Construction, Closeout, etc.)
  • Track projects in spreadsheets and/or databases

Requirements for the Designer

  • Associate Degree preferred
  • Experience with electric utility
  • Electric distribution system design knowledge and experience
  • Electric distribution system construction knowledge
  • Experience with CAD systems
  • Experience working with SAP


  • Vacation
  • Medical plan available
  • Per Diem available to qualified candidates.

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