Power Utility Distribution Designer II (Remote)
Sigma Technologies has multiple Designer positions available that
REQUIRE Overhead Electrical Power Distribution Design Experience.
Sigma is a consulting and design firm in the telecommunications and power utility industries. For this role, we are providing make-ready/joint-use and general distribution design services to power utility companies. We're in need of knowledgeable, already-skilled staff to join our program teams.
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We offer our associates comprehensive and affordable benefits to help them stay healthy, happy, and secure including:
Medical, Dental & Vision PlansDepending on the plan the company may contribute up to 80% of the plan premium401(k) Plan with matching contributions up to 5% of salaryPaid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick TimeEducation and Professional Licensing Assistance ProgramsPlease note: This position can work fully remotely, but new hires are required to come to our main office in Perrysburg, OH for an initial 2 week in-person paid orientation and training period.
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.
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 proceduresResolves problems encountered throughout the design processCollaborates with others (managers, designers, field techs, drafters, administration) to devise the best infrastructure solutionsPerforms 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 documentationPerforms limited walkouts with contractors to review specific types of completed construction within a given project, program, or customer for accuracy and qualityPerforms 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 easementsProvides guidance to others for specific duties in software, processes, and proceduresProvides quality control reviewOther duties as assignedRequirements
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 StatesCAD, MicroStation, or other related design program experience is requiredAbility to read and comprehend engineering schematics.Knowledge of power distribution system construction and planning proceduresAbility to learn and operate customer-based proprietary softwareComputer literate - especially Microsoft Word, Excel, OutlookWilling 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 advertisement.
This document 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.
Sigma is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on an employee's age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other classification protected by law.