Company: Liberty Utilities (Canada) Corp
Posted on: June 9, 2019
Empire District (A Liberty Utilities Company)
Engineering & Technical Services
Liberty Utilities (formerly Empire Electric District Company) is a
subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, a $10+ billion
North American diversified generation, transmission and
distribution utility. The distribution group provides rate
regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to
over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission
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
Mandate: An entry level engineer will work under the direction of
more senior engineers or supervision and will prepare models,
perform route selection, participate in right-of-way acquisition,
line and structure spotting and optimization. Prepare materials and
construction specifications, design criteria and construction
drawings, procure materials and support project through
construction. May also work as a teammate with an engineering
technician. Perform structure analysis and design of pole, framed
and guyed structures and foundations.
* Plan, design and review transmission and distribution line
projects to insure timely completion that is consistent with
Company standards, NESC and other applicable codes or regulatory
requirements, is cost effective and within budget guidelines.
Coordinate design efforts with other project personnel, including
space control, schedule and layout optimization.
* Perform detailed analysis and design of wood pole, steel pole,
steel lattice, and other structures and foundations.
* Perform calculations to assure compliance with recognized line
design codes and standards, including analysis and design of
conductors for sag, ground clearances, spacing, galloping,
* Solve problems regarding line design, right-of-way, and materials
with internal and external customers to ensure successful
completion of projects. Manage and support construction project
flow, including field meetings, resolving project construction
conflicts and resource scheduling.
* Prepare material take-offs, scopes of work and bid packages.
Specify and evaluate vendor designs and quotations to ensure
compliance with specifications and Company purchasing guidelines to
provide reliability, value and cost effectiveness over the life of
* Assist with project preparation, including creating models, route
selection, line and structure spotting and optimization. Prepare
materials and construction specifications, design criteria and
* Enhance the Company\'s competitive position by implementing
industry advancements and practices that provide time and cost
* Bachelor of Science in Engineering or 3 to 5 years of line
engineering experience is required.
* Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate is preferred.
* A working knowledge of Auto CAD, PLS-CADD and PLS_POLE is
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
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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. 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
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