Electrical Distribution Engineer II

Milwaukee, WI 53202

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Civil Engineering Job Number: Cg31495627 Compensation: $85000-105000 / year

Job Description

Title: Electrical Distribution Engineer 

Location: Milwaukee, WI 

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Hire Type: Direct Hire

Key Responsibilities:
Distribution System Design: 
  • Design and engineer electrical distribution systems, including overhead and underground lines, substations, transformers, switchgear, and associated equipment. 
  • Develop technical drawings, specifications, and construction documents for distribution projects, ensuring accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements. 
  • Utilize software tools such as AutoCAD, PLS-CADD, and ETAP for system modeling, analysis, and simulation. 
Project Planning and Management: 
  • Collaborate with project managers, stakeholders, and regulatory authorities to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables. 
  • Assist in developing project plans, schedules, and budgets for distribution projects, and monitor progress to ensure timely completion. 
  • Coordinate with contractors, vendors, and field personnel to oversee the construction, testing, and commissioning of distribution facilities. 
Technical Analysis and Optimization: 
  • Conduct load flow, voltage drop, and short circuit studies to analyze distribution system performance and identify areas for improvement. 
  • Evaluate equipment selection, sizing, and configuration to optimize system reliability, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness. 
  • Recommend upgrades, modifications, or enhancements to existing distribution infrastructure to accommodate growth, improve reliability, or meet regulatory requirements. 
Regulatory Compliance and Standards: 
  • Stay abreast of industry standards, codes, regulations, and best practices related to electrical distribution systems. 
  • Ensure that distribution designs and installations comply with relevant codes, standards, and regulatory requirements, such as NEC, NESC, and IEEE. 
  • Prepare and submit necessary documentation, permits, and approvals to regulatory agencies as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Professional Engineer (PE) license or eligibility for licensure is highly desirable. 
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in electrical engineering, with a focus on distribution system design and analysis.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.


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