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Design Engineer

Clearwater, FL 33578

Posted: 06/12/2024 Industry: Drafting & Design Job Number: 192752 Pay Rate: $25-$30 per hour

Job Description

Experience Preferred:


Job Description

  • Design underground cable routes, substations and more and develop physical layouts including height, spacing and location parameters.
  • Determine electrical equipment needs and quantities for development of new power systems.
  • Manage voltage drop, short circuit, power factor, and sag and stress in a timely manner.
  • Provide engineering support to operations and maintenances of power distribution systems.
  • Work in compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Develop best practices and share with other team members.
  • Propose cost reduction initiatives while maintaining high efficiency of electrical transmission and distribution systems.
  • Work with Manager in planning and executing assigned electrical distribution projects within deadlines and budgets.
  • Wear safety equipment and follow to safety procedures at all times.
  • Identify and notify safety concerns to management promptly.
  • Assist in construction specifications, material selection, and foundation design activities.
  • Maintain documentation of all engineering tasks performed for future reference purposes

Description Continued

  1. Conduct site visits and take field notes (compare field conditions with software).
  2. Evaluate the loading of different equipment (transformers, etc) and structural loading of poles.
  3. Ensure projects fulfill ISO compliance requirements.
  4. Attend weekly or bi-weekly meetings.
  5. Prepare design packages using software (including material estimates)

Job Requirements


High School Diploma

Electrical Distribution experience

Experience Preferred: 

 Pole Foreman, SEDS, CPA (cable pulling assistant), MicroStation, MAXIMO, BOUD, AutoCAD, PLS-CADD 

-Experience with Duke Contract

-Experience with Substation Optimization

-Previous Professional leadership role/experience

-Clearwater area


Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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