Smart Grid Engineer
Throughout the next decade, our energy sector will undergo a once-in-a-century transformation, becoming cleaner, smarter, more efficient, and more functionally complex. Gannett Fleming’s Center for New Energy Solutions is seeking Smart Grid Distribution Engineers who are eager to build their career in the renewable energy space. Specifically, the firm’s Smart Grid Distribution Engineers will play a critical role in designing distribution lines for some of the country’s largest utility companies through the roles and responsibilities described below. As the firm’s Energy Services division evolves and grows, additional responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate.
Center for New Energy Solutions
Gannett Fleming’s Center for New Energy Solutions is located in Denver, Colorado and is comprised of more than 150 experts from around the world, including 65 LEED Accredited Professionals and 120 Envision Sustainability Professionals. The center is focused on advancing the state of practice for navigating our evolving energy systems with a vision for creating safer, cleaner, smarter, and more efficient energy systems for everyone.
Our Energy Services Group is seeking motivated highly organized Smart Grid Engineers with excellent communication skills and demonstrated experience utilizing PLS-CADD.
Basic function and scope of responsibilities
Under general supervision, performs electrical technical studies and preliminary designs for smart grid distribution projects. Performs assignments of limited scope which require the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related design engineering tasks.
Principal Responsibilities and essential functions
- Prepares plan details and outlines, cost estimates, studies and reports and performs electrical calculations in support of broader engineering activities involving the design of smart grid equipment, components, structures, or systems.
- Gathers and records information for the preparation of technical specifications
- Evaluates vendor submissions to assure compliance with specifications.
- Prepares first draft of technical reports or sections of larger reports.
- Reviews design drawings within defined limits.
- Performs investigations & measurements and collects field data.
- Perform 3-D modeling of distribution lines
- Coordinates design and reviews specification with other groups within Gannett Fleming to complete projects
Education and Licensing requirements
- BS in Engineering (Electrical or Civil/Structural preferred)
- EIT or PE preferred
Training, Skills, Knowledge and/or experience
- 1+ years of experience (internships count towards years of experience)
- Proficiency with PLS-CADD
- Working knowledge of Design Software
- Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
- Good oral and written communications skills
Other duties may be assigned as necessary. Generally, office work environment. May be required to work in confined spaces. Travel to work sites for extended periods of time may be required. Must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to independently travel and be physically present in the office or at a client site.
At Gannett Fleming, we believe in improving the lives of the people we serve. We believe in innovation and social responsibility. We believe in the diversity of our team and the creative solutions they provide. We believe in embracing change and emerging technologies while maintaining an unmatched standard of quality. We believe in creating an environment where employees can thrive at home and at work. We believe in engaging our employees, building lasting relationships with our clients, and, in turn, making a difference in the world.
We offer a comprehensive benefits program, which includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance, our tax-deferred 401 (K) savings plan, and the opportunity to incentive compensation for eligible positions. We are committed to your personal growth and professional development, so we offer tuition reimbursement, access to internal and external training programs and support active participation in professional organizations.
Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans’ status or other characteristics protected by law.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.
Location: Remote with preference for the Western U.S. (Denver, CO; Phoenix, AZ, Salt Lake City, UT; etc.)
Core Business Hours: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Employment Status: Full-Time
Internal Requisition ID: 2022-9530
Salary Range: $80-150k (Salary dependent upon experience and geographic location)
Please be advised that Gannett Fleming may require you to attest to your vaccination status and provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination. Regulatory requirements remain fluid at this time and Gannett Fleming will abide by Covid-19 mandates impacting our business as well as meet the requirements of our clients. Valid religious and medical exemptions will be reviewed and considered in accordance with applicable law.