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Distribution Line Designer - Hybrid

Company: Ampirical
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

We'd love to have you join our team as a Distribution Line Designer in our Sacramento, CA office.Company Overview:Ampirical has been committed to improving and strengthening the power grid since the company's inception. Just as an ampere is the base unit for electric current, Ampirical takes pride in being on the leading edge of innovation and technology, allowing our industry to flow forward in a positive direction.We show gratitude for our customers and uplift our team members who make it all happen. We embrace challenging - yet rewarding - work, and we invest in our people every step along the way. Working at Ampirical is a career, not just a job. Please enjoy this video about our culture.Division Overview:Ampirical's Transmission & Distribution Division (T&D) manages and designs concurrent large-scale transmission projects. Our engineering employees have designed hundreds of miles of overhead transmission and distribution lines for a variety of energy clients. We utilize the latest in design software tools to provide a thorough technical line design.Job Summary:The Distribution Line Designer is responsible for the detailed design and drafting of electric distribution lines.What we Offer:The starting hourly range for this position is $32 / hour - $48 / hour, dependent upon relevant experience and qualifications. We offer a highly competitive compensation & benefits package for all full-time employees. You can review all of the details of our benefits package here. Below are some highlights.

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision effective your 1st day of employment
  • 401(k) with company match (immediate vesting)
  • 120 hours (about 15 days) of paid time off (PTO)
  • 10 paid holiday days
  • Flexible work schedule (every other Friday off)
  • Opportunity for advancement and career growth
  • Employer-sponsored Life Insurance, short-term and long-term Disability Insurance
  • Gym Membership Stipend
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Pet InsuranceWho You Are:
    • Associate's Degree or equivalent Technical College diploma from an accredited Engineering school
      • Commensurate work experience is accepted in lieu of degree requirement
      • AutoCAD and/or MicroStation experience
      • Ability to prioritize work and manage tasks for multiple projects under budget and time constraints.
      • High level of personal initiative and ability to interact with personnel, clients, and contractors.
      • Strong problem solving and analytical skills and must be proficient on the computer.
      • Experience with either overhead or underground distribution or transmission line designPreferred (not required) knowledge:
        • Experience with O'Calc, Pole Foreman, or similar pole loading software, SAG10, and any GIS/Mapping programsEssential Duties and Responsibilities:
          • Prepare conceptual routes, layouts, preliminary, and detailed designs utilizing established guidelines and specifications for distribution lines using proprietary pole design software.
          • Design distribution poles.
          • Model and analyze existing distribution poles to ensure they meet federal guidelines and client specifications.
          • Prepare 'plan and profile' sheets, staking sheets, bills of materials (BOM), and stringing charts.
          • Develop and modify design criteria utilizing industry standards and/or client specifications.
          • Develop and modify pole loading drawings, framing drawings, and construction drawings.
          • Utilize LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) survey data to accurately reflect existing terrain within the design model.
          • Perform structure loading calculations.
          • Perform As-Built revisions.
          • Attend meetings and job walks as necessary throughout the project.Ampirical is an Equal Opportunity Employer, meaning we do not discriminate based on the following characteristics in our hiring and employment practices: Age, sex, color, race, creed, national origin, religion or religious attire, marital status, pregnancy (child birth or related medical conditions), citizenship status or amnesty, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, sickle-cell trait, status as a tobacco user or non-user, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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