Distribution Designer

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Burnaby BC Kelowna BC
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Lex Engineering requires an electrical Distribution Designer to join our Distribution Design Group in Kelowna BC. The Distribution Designer works within a team-orientated group and participates in a wide variety of design, drafting, administrative duties and process improvements on underground and overhead electrical distribution design projects. The Distribution Designer could also be asked to work closely with other Lex Engineering staff in the preparation of engineering design packages not related directly to distribution design.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Using Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, GIS mapping software and client supported software to develop and prepare drawings, plans, diagrams, layouts and capital costs for electrical distribution projects
  • Preparing electrical distribution design documents from conception to completion for projects that include residential, residential subdivisions, commercial and industrial clients
  • Producing, completing and auditing document packages, drawing sets, construction packages and/or as-built drawings
  • Participating in client design/review meetings
  • Visiting construction/green field sites in potentially remote locations
  • Assembling design and construction packages for internal reviews and as deliverables to clients
  • Liaising with clients, developers and internal customers as required
  • Participating in the Lex Engineering Health and Safety Program and Lex Quality Assurance Program
EDUCATION, TRAINING & EXPERIENCE
  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering or an otherwise related field
  • At least two years of electrical overhead and underground distribution design would be considered an asset
  • Registered (or eligible for registration) for an AScT or P. Eng. (or equivalent) designation
SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Experience with the use of Salesforce, ESRI based software and design drafting experience in AutoCAD would be an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office particularly Excel and Word
  • Strong verbal communication abilities, good organization, interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work with a minimal amount of supervision
  • Be physically fit as site visits on potentially uneven ground are required
  • First Aid Level 1 certification or higher
  • Class 5 Drivers license is a must

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