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Aerotek Entry Level Distribution Engineer in Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description:

Our client is currently seeking an Entry Level Distribution Engineer to join their team in Florida. This person will support the engineering and design of power distribution infrastructure upgrades and storm hardening projects across Florida. The initial projects are in support of Duke Energy and TECO, with future projects expected from FP&L and other utilities.

  • The projects consist of retrofitting transformers, replacing deteriorating cable, relocating overhead lines to underground, reconductoring of existing distribution lines, and replacing aging poles.

  • The engineering calculations associated with these projects include structural analysis of poles, guying, cable pulling, electric demand, fault currents, and coordination of protective devices.

  • Other tasks associated with these projects include preparing forestry trimming requests, facilitating permit and Right-of-Way acquisition, development of a Bill Of Materials, estimating costs, etc.

  • Time will be split between customer interactions in the field/over the phone and design/engineering work.

Qualifications :

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from a college or university with a Bachelor or Associates Degree in Engineering related field.

  • Desire to start a career in the power utility industry.

  • Understanding of basic practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations and preparing and presenting recommendations.

  • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Good written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate frequently with customers.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Recent experience with Duke Energy, performing distribution design.

  • Experience in the electric utility industry, with working knowledge of primary and secondary distribution systems, utility standards, ability to use design software packages, and general construction knowledge and aptitude.

  • Experience interacting with customers and developers for distribution projects.

  • Current knowledge of BOUD/Maximo, Smallworld, Bentley Open Utility Designer and Microstation.

  • EIT/ Passed Engineering Fundamentals Exam.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.