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Distribution Designer/Engineer

Company: TRC Companies, Inc.
Location: Reno
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

TRC Companies, Inc., a pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960's, is a national engineering and environmental consulting firm that provides integrated services to the energy, environmental and infrastructure markets. TRC serves a broad range of clients in industry and government, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation.

TRC is seeking an Electric Distribution Designer/Engineer for the Las Vegas and Reno NV market area. We are open to candidates residing anywhere in Nevada. This position will be working with our Power Distribution Engineering team and be a part of our growing Power Sector. In this role you will be responsible for performing complex detailed design of overhead and /or underground electric distribution systems, including the preparation of field notes, drawings, specifications, and estimates. You will provide limited direction to Designers and Technicians on assigned projects and may be required to act as Design Leader on projects of minor complexity.

You should have a thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures pertaining to technical matters in one or more of the following areas:

  • a) Electrical Engineering
  • b) Instrumentation and Control
  • c) Protective Relaying
  • d) Transmission Design
  • e) Substation Design
  • f) Civil Engineering
  • g) Mechanical Engineering
  • h) Distribution Engineering
  • i) Surveying
  • j) GIS and Mapping
  • k) CADD

You will perform, with a minimum of supervision, a variety of design related duties including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Prepare manual or computer assisted design and construction drawings of a complex nature with neatness and a minimum of errors.
  • Perform design services requiring a full understanding of drawings, specifications, and industry and Company standards covering the assigned work.
  • Take a significant role in the preparation of cost estimates, specifications, evaluations, and requisitions.
  • Assist in the preparation of engineering calculations.
  • Coordinate equipment deliveries and design development to meet project schedules.
  • Acquire on-site field data to accomplish the design or to monitor and evaluate equipment performance.
  • May serve as a Project Coordinator on certain projects.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • 5+ years of utility distribution design experience with a utility or consulting engineering firm with demonstrated project capability.
  • Associates Degree or greater in Electrical Engineering /Technology from an accredited college or university. Management may consider other education and work experience to be acceptable for this position.
  • Demonstrated ability and/or experience with GIS systems preferably Smallworld or GWD and CADD systems (AutoCad).
  • 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.
  • Experience working in field and office preferred.


Keywords: TRC Companies, Inc., Reno , Distribution Designer/Engineer, Other , Reno, Nevada

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