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Electrical Distribution Engineer

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    Sparta, Michigan
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An Electrical Distribution Designer job in Sparta, MI is available through Modis. You will be responsible for electric distribution system design for the Low Voltage Distribution (LVD) Engineering, the LVD Engineering Technician will design projects as approved through the LVD Planning department, and as required for new business approved through the Customer Energy Management department. LVD Planning includes distribution circuit System Owners, and CEM includes customer Project Coordinators. These are the two main internal clients of the LVD Engineering and Design department. Designs flow to Scheduling (and then to Field Construction) for execution in partnership with LVD Planning and CEM.

Electrical Distribution Designer job responsibilities include:

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
Identify other pole attachments
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)
Track projects in spreadsheets and/or databases
Create projects and/or orders and order materials in SAP
Communicate work to internal departments (LVD Planning, Forestry, Long and Short Range Scheduling, Field/Construction, Closeout, etc.)
Create billing invoices
Obtaining field notes outdoors, and at times, work in remote areas on uneven terrain and/or in difficult-to-access locations


A 2-year Associate Degree in the requisite scientific or technical field, of which, 48 credit hours must be technical in nature. 48 scientific or technical credit hours as measured on a semester basis; the 48 scientific or technical credit hours can be obtained through colleges, technical institutes, licensed apprenticeship programs, trade schools, military programs, etc.
Experience with electric utility
Successfully completed electric power classes
Electric distribution system design knowledge and experience
Electric distribution system construction knowledge
Experience with CAD systems
Experience working with SAP
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to work as an independent contributor with minimal supervision at the assigned physical work location
A valid driver's license
The LVD Engineering department assists with storm and emergency restoration activities and includes both office and field assignments; employees must be willing to work additional hours as necessary to assist with storm restoration activities
Ability to perform the above-mentioned duties in a safe manner at all times; driving to and from field (including remote) sites is required and the individual must be able to perform this function in all Michigan seasons

If you are interested in this Electrical Distribution Designer position in Sparta, MI then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Engineering and Technical go to If you have questions about the position or would like more information, please contact Angela Johnston at 434-207-4560 or by email at

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