Distribution Designer I/II/III

San Diego, CA

Job Overview:

Nexiya is seeking a Distribution Designers Level I, II, and III with a minimum of 2/3/5 years experience in designing new additions/modifications to electric and gas facilities focusing on high complexity projects for a major utility in San Diego. Candidate must have knowledge of and experience with the interpretation and application of engineering principals, Overhead, Underground and Gas Standards, Design Manuals, Service Planning Manuals, Service Guides and CPUC Rules. Nexiya is a staffing and recruiting company servicing the utility and telecom industries. Join our experienced team of professionals and make an impact on the utility and telecom industries.


Job Functions:


  • Worked as an electrical distribution designer with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E), Southern California Edison (SCE), or Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) or other California utilities.

  • Develop technical designs for new additions/modifications to electric and gas facilities focusing on high complexity projects.

  • Create and oversee construction orders based on company’s policies, safety and governmental regulations.

  • Evaluates work orders develop by planner before submission for approval.

  • Provide direction and instruction to designers, planners, distribution project specialist, and project management regarding design matters.

  • Utilize engineering calculations, develop designs for cost effective construction service orders

  • Perform analysis and verify customer service load data and coordinates gas and electric load studies including engineering calculations utilizing accepted systems and best practices to determine required design details.

  • Attend field visits with customers, contractors, construction team, client representative and government agencies.

  • Comply with safety requirements and policies. (e.g., OSHA, NEC, PPE, etc.).

  • Experience with utility design and construction standards.

  • Prepare preliminary and detailed designs, drawings and specifications to customer requirements.

  • Analyze design deliverables for an accuracy and provide comments to ensure they meet engineering guidelines/standards.

  • Support customer needs as they arise, through effective communication & diligence.


Position Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2/3/5 years working as designer with power transmission and or power distribution experience.

  • Bachelor Degree is required.

  • Project or construction management certification is preferred.

  • Practical experience and knowledge of Rule 13/15/16/20 and GO95, GO128 requirements.

  • Experience in the design of both overhead and underground distribution configuration

  • Utilize personal vehicle to attend meetings and field investigations.

  • Ability to walk on uneven terrain normally found at construction sites to access utility facilities not accessible by vehicles.

  • Required to lift file boxes or field equipment up to 30lbs occasionally as needed.

  • Expertise in MS Excel, Word, Outlook, AutoCAD, GIS required.

  • Experience with SharePoint, O-Calc Pro, SAP, DPSS, CISCO required.

  • Must be eligible to work in the US.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


Nexiya, Inc. proudly provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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