Distribution Engineering Supervisor

Reference JOB-19014

Location Asheville

Job Type Engineer

RCS Staffing has an immediate need for a Distribution Engineering Supervisor in Asheville, NC. This is a full-time, direct-hire, onsite position with our client.

Overview of  YOUR role as a Distribution Engineering Supervisor:

As a Distribution Engineering Supervisor you are passionate about electric utility design engineering. We’re looking for someone who is dedicated to ensuring that every project, no matter how simple or complex, is of exceptional quality.

As a Distribution Engineering Supervisor YOU will:

  • Provide technical oversight, direction, and support for project teams. This will include work packages for electrical overhead and underground distribution systems, URD, Make Ready, and Street Light projects, using customer GIS and Work Management systems
  • Assist with supervision of design staff and QA/QC efforts for your team
  • Collaborate with other design leads on broad client issues including schedule adherence and team quality control
  • Review engineering design packages with clients; Perform functional tasks, planning, and/or customer follow-up
  • Perform scope analysis of work assigned and maintain schedule adherence to advocate client priorities
  • Oversee your team’s engineering calculations such as: structural analysis for wood pole loading, guying calculations, specifying conductor sags and tensions for recommended spans, and calculation of voltage drop and flicker.
  • Coordinate conflicting utilities and other field engineering design requirements, assessing and developing large design packages for complex cable/conduit projects in dense urban environments, work permit development, easements, and ROW application
  • Provide engineering support during construction, including post-construction reviews to ensure all applicable engineering and client design standards have been met.
  • Develop a team and assist in hiring efforts

YOU are the ideal Distribution Engineering Supervisor candidate if you have:

  • A minimum of 2+ years of prior relevant experience either working directly with an electric utility or an electric utility consulting company performing design engineering for electric distribution is required
  • Bachelor of Science in an Engineering discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, Civil, or Industrial) from an ABET accredited educational institution; Additional/Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Experience and demonstrated proficiency with the National Electric Safety Code (NESC)
  • Prior experience with structural analysis, guying calcs, cable pulling calcs, coordination of protective devices, and electric demand and fault currents calculations.
  • Ability to provide your own reliable transportation, as some local, customer-related travel may be anticipated (Job-related travel will be reimbursed at IRS-approved rates)
  • Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills

It’s a BONUS if you have:

  • Providing estimated costs, development of a BOM,
  • MicroStation -performing Electrical Distribution design.
  • Work management software and job estimating software.
  • A Formal or informal leadership role

About Our CLIENT

Our Client delivers innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. They empower their teams, contribute to the communities, and operate sustainably.

Who WE Are

RCS Staffing is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

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