Connexus Energy provides electric service to 130,000+ customer-members in a 7-county area just north of Minneapolis/St. Paul Minnesota. We are proud of our exceptional rankings in service reliability and customer service; and seek an individual who can help us continue to achieve outstanding results.
Do you want to put your attention to detail and experience to good use supporting our Design team? Our Distribution Designers are key problem-solvers that plan, design, and coordinate projects for the construction of overhead and underground distribution facilities. Work will include new construction as well as modifications to the system. The goal is to provide excellent customer service and distribute reliable, safe and economical power for our members.
Key Responsibilities & Results:
Design, stake and coordinate projects to meet NESC and Connexus Energy standards, specifications and all applicable codes
Prioritize work to ensure system designs result in a reliable, cost effective distribution system
Operate computer software applications to aid in preparing Construction Work Orders
Maintain job notes, statuses and other information
Communicate effectively with and between internal and external customers
Meet with customers as necessary to address concerns and questions
Interpret construction plans and design to avoid conflict with other utilities and proposed construction work
Required Talents, Skills, Expertise, Education:
Two-year technical degree in Electrical Technology, GIS, Engineering, Project Management or Construction AND Two plus years’ of experience in electrical utility designFour-year Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Engineering, Project Management, Construction, Business or related field
Working knowledge of GIS, MS Office, and related systems
Knowledge of construction standards, materials, and technical codes
Highly effective communication and innovative problem solving skills
Current and valid Minnesota driver’s license
Preferred Talents, Skills, Expertise, Education:
Experience in distribution design, construction or related field experience in an electrical utility
Five plus years' experience in electrical utility design
Line design certification
Additional Salary Information: Compensation:
This position offers a competitive wage and an attractive benefits package including medical, dental, life, disability insurance, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and paid time off.