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Power Utility Distribution Designer II

Company: Sigma Technologies, Ltd.
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Power Utility Distribution Designer IIRemote: Minneapolis, MN
Are you searching for a Company that not only challenges you but also makes a real difference for millions of people? Sigma employees work closely with our nation's utilities every day, doing the field, drafting, and design work needed to build, maintain, and improve the country's telecommunications and power networks.
If you want to work in a supportive team environment based on strong values, apply with us!We offer our associates comprehensive and affordable benefits to help them stay healthy, happy, and secure including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Plans
  • Depending on the plan the company may contribute up to 80% of the plan premium
  • 401(k) Plan with matching contributions up to 5% of salary
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Personal Time
  • Education and Professional Licensing Assistance ProgramsPosition Description:Designers perform power distribution design functions for our customers. Designers will apply knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in electrical and/or civil engineering environments and will rely on standards, instructions, and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Our Designers can perform various types of power distribution design tasks related to end-to-end design, make-ready design, joint use design, permitting, pole replacements, etc.
    The Designer:
    • Executes work orders for the design of power distribution infrastructure while meeting quality, time, and budget constraints.
    • Performs 2-D Civil and/or Electrical type design in CAD (i.e. AutoCAD, MicroStation)
    • Interprets general designs, data, and notes and applies established design guidelines, processes, and procedures
    • Resolves problems encountered throughout the design process
    • Collaborates with others (managers, designers, field techs, drafters, administration) to devise the best infrastructure solutions
    • Performs limited walkouts or kickoff/scope meetings within a given project, program, or customer to assist in specific types of route analysis, preparation of scope, and/or to assist in the preparation of bid documentation
    • Performs limited walkouts with contractors to review specific types of completed construction within a given project, program, or customer for accuracy and quality
    • Performs research to identify pole ownership, right of way, property rights, and permit requirements and communicates with outside parties to obtain right-of-way approvals and easements
    • Provides guidance to others for specific duties in software, processes, and procedures
    • Provides quality control reviewRequirements:
      • Education: HS Diploma or equivalent is required. An Associate's degree or higher is acceptable but not required. Management may consider other combinations of education as needed.
      • Experience: A minimum of 2 years of demonstrated experience in the Electric utility industry is required. Management may consider other combinations of experience as needed.
      • Personal: Valid driver's license and insurance, willing to take a background check/drug test/driving record check, authorized to work in the United States
      • CAD, MicroStation, or other related design program experience is required
      • Ability to read and comprehend engineering schematics.
      • Knowledge of power distribution system construction and planning procedures
      • Ability to learn and operate customer-based proprietary software
      • Computer literate - especially Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
      • Willing to travel overnight during the week if needed (minimal travel required)Physical Requirements:
        • Must be able to endure frequent, lengthy periods of sedentary work and sit for prolonged periods of time, including sitting at a desk and driving in a vehicle.
        • Must be able to utilize a computer keyboard, computer monitor, and telephone for prolonged periods of time.
        • Must have the physical ability to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing notes, and viewing a computer terminal; these activities require close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
        • Must have the ability to give and receive detailed information through oral and written communication.This job advertisement should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of a job. The individual may be required to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this ad. This advertisement does not constitute an employment agreement between Sigma and the employee and is subject to change by Sigma as the needs of the organization and/or the requirements of the function change.
          Pay is commensurate with experience and education. Sigma is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on an employee's race, color, gender, sexual preference, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran/military status, or any other classification protected by law.


Keywords: Sigma Technologies, Ltd., Minneapolis , Power Utility Distribution Designer II, Professions , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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