Distribution Engineering Technologist

Sanford, NC 27332

Posted: 12/07/2018 Industry: Energy Job Number: 168582 Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Distribution Engineering Technologist I applies developing technical expertise to solve simple problems, and leadership skills to provide oversight of work in a specific area of developing expertise, with close supervision.

Applies technical expertise in the identification, analysis and resolution of problems in area of expertise.

Ensures accomplishment of business goals and objectives through effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling and monitoring of work activities.

Conducts engineering and related studies.

Maintains accurate records and files.

Accurately & effectively manages projects with the DOT from start to completion.

Will work with the DOT and other municipalities

Would spend approximately one day a week in the field taking notes and pictures of existing facilities that need replaced.

The territory covered is typically within one hour of the base office location, and mileage is paid.

The remainder of the time will be spent entering data into Expert Designer, utilizing a GIS System for creating maps, using Maximo, work management system, for running reports and managing the work assigned to them.


Either a graduate from a college or university with an Associate Degree in Engineering Technology (or equivalent i.e. Construction Engineering Management Technology) Or 4+ years equivalent industry experience without a degree.

Possess valid driver’s license.

Proficient user of personal computer, particularly Microsoft Window Office based applications and AutoCAD.

Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds.

Understanding of basic principles of project management.

Valid Driver’s License and vehicle suitable for business use (mileage reimbursement applies)

Experience and demonstrated written and oral communications skills, including the ability to present information, facilitate meetings and provide direction to others.

Thorough understanding of Electric Distribution materials, work procedures, and work dependencies.

Proven competency in all aspects of the Distribution Specialist roles. Experience with an electric utility or DOT.

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.

April Shelton

April Shelton is a senior recruiter with more than 25 years in the industry. April specializes in nuclear, power, and energy engineering. Her advice to job seekers is "Always have an updated resume. Don’t reply to a job posting if you are not fully qualified. If you use a cell phone as your primary contact, make sure it is professional and doesn’t have a song playing or an unprofessional voicemail message."
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