Arlington, Texas

Job Summary

Under the direction of aLead Designeror experienced staff, perform detailed design of overhead and/or underground electric distribution systems. This work includes the preparation of field notes, drawings, specifications and design estimates.

Overview of Duties

  • Design and prepare independently, construction orders related to overhead, underground facilities associated with electric distribution systems applying prescribed standards, guides, specifications and procedures.
  • Contact landowners and/or their agents, to negotiate agreement of Rights of Way (easements) for proposed utility equipment. Obtain necessary contact and tax map information for easement processing.
  • Apply the client's standards, guidelines, specifications, practices and procedures or appropriate industry standards in preparing layouts of overhead and/or underground electric distribution facilities.
  • Prepare design sketches, cost estimates, bill of materials and any other required documents and reports for construction and maintenance projects.
  • Assist in the performance of load studies on distribution transformers, investigate circuit overloads and voltage complaints to determine necessary corrective action.
  • Prepare and submit required reports and correspondence.
  • Utilize client and company information systems to track and update design activities.
  • Shall have a working knowledge of the practices and procedures pertaining to technical matters in electric distribution design.
  • Assist in the gathering of information from field notes.
  • Perform tasks such as digitizing, copying and scanning of drawings, prints and maps.
  • Assist in the acquisition of field data.
  • Achieve weekly billable goal as defined by the project guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering /Technology from an accredited college or university required. Management may consider other education and work experience to be acceptable for appointment to this position.

 Demonstrated ability and/or experience with GIS systems preferablyAEGIS.

 Experience working in field and office preferred.

2+ years of utility distribution design experience with a utility or consulting engineering firm with demonstrated project capability preferred.

 Ability to handle contacts with clients and other agencies in connection with project design responsibilities.

Ability to follow prescribed standards and procedures.

 Demonstrated leadership and technical capability to perform to job responsibilities.

TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a company match.

TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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Arlington, Texas

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