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Electric Distribution Designer A
Title:Electric Distribution Designer A
Subsidiary:Liberty Utilities
Location:Lebanon, NH
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:03776

Liberty Utilities, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, is a $10+ billion North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility. The distribution business group provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission business group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada.

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.

Mandate: Design and assist with the design of electric distribution projects. The designs are based on customer requests, inquiries, complaints, etc. regarding the establishment and maintenance of electrical service. Designs also include overhead and underground electric facilities, distribution system maintenance, repair, and improvement, public works, and routine program work.

Job Functions:

  • Apply acquired knowledge of Liberty Utilities construction standards, Electrical Service Information and Requirements, and portions of the National Electric Code and National Electrical Safety Code to construction applications.
  • Read and interpret one-line diagrams, site plans and load information.
  • Perform analysis of electrical distribution design problems.
  • Be proficient in the current expanded Work Management Systems required to produce and progress Design Packages.
  • Effectively communicate with external customers, municipal and regulatory representatives, and contractors on a regular basis.
  • Advise customers in the proper application of their electric service.
  • Perform analysis of electrical distribution design problems.
  • Interact with internal departments and company employees to ensure an efficient overall process.
  • Promote a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and efficient resource utilization, both throughout the department and project teams.
  • Travel within region.
  • Participate in the training of employees.
  • Will also be expected to respond to emergency call out and work extended and planned hours when major company emergencies occur.
  • Designer A, once proficient, will be part of pager standby/on call Supervisor rotation.
  • Designer A must have demonstrated proficiency in Liberty's Clearance and Control Tagging and Safety Procedures
  • Assist with the securing of permits and licenses, and municipal/governmental requirements to complete designs and advance the project as needed.
  • Provide technical support to operate and maintain the electrical system.
  • Participation in customer and municipal/government meetings as the company's electric system representative

Minimum Qualifications:

  • An Associates of Science degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Computer Science from an accredited engineering or technological school is required.
  • Designer B’s who meet all job requirements and have two years of satisfactory performance will be eligible for promotion to Designer A.
  • Ability to follow prescribed standards and procedures.
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to plan, schedule & coordinate multiple ongoing tasks.
  • Must be able to adjust to changing priorities and respond to requests in a timely fashion.
  • Must be comfortable using advanced technology for the purpose of gathering and transmitting field data.
  • Must have and retain a valid motor vehicle operator’s license which does not restrict hours of operation.
  • Must be able to work within confined areas at times and in inclement weather and temperature extremes

  • Knowledge of customer service techniques, strategies, and approaches.

  • Knowledge of electric theory and utility construction practices.

  • Ability to develop positive customer relations; anticipate, identify, respond to customer concerns and problems, in accordance with the job description and training.

  • Understanding of local municipality regulations and permit requirements.

  • Ability to learn/utilize the current Work management Systems.


We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company.‚Äč Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR Representative.


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