The Electric Engineering Technician 2 performs electric engineering calculations and distribution line designs for residential, commercial and system maintenance projects. Manages field surveying of projects for securing of easements and permits. Actively communicates with internal and external project stakeholders to formulate project designs.
Primary Position Responsibilities
Meets and communicates with all project stakeholders to formulate overhead and underground project designs in accordance with NESC and CoServ standards.
Acquires field measurements and marks equipment locations.
Opens energized equipment to verify connections, collect name plate information and confirm available space for additional conduits and conductors.
Generates construction plans and detailed drawings using Designer/Work Management systems and AutoCAD software.
Prepares construction cost estimates by applying appropriate credits according to CoServ’s Tariff for Electric Service.
Secures applicable permits.
Works with Engineering Records Administrator to secure easements.
Maintains documentation of project status and issues in CoServ’s Work Management system.
Performs routine safety inspection of company assigned vehicle and ensures maintenance is performed as required.
Complies with established CoServ safety and operating rules, procedures and guidelines including reporting unsafe practices to a supervisor.
Complies with established CoServ Information Security Handbook, policies, procedures, and guidelines including reporting suspected information security incidents to Tech Support.
Secondary Position Responsibilities
Trains and mentors Electric Engineering Technicians.
Attends conferences and workshops as directed.
Represents Engineering Services in meetings and on committees as directed.
Performs other duties and activities as directed.
Education and Certifications Required
High School Diploma or G.E.D equivalency.
Staking Technician 1 and 2 or equivalent.
Education and Certifications Preferred
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or related field
Essential Transformer Connections
4 years of electric distribution experience or 2 to 4 years of experience in Electrical Distribution staking and design
Skills and Abilities Required
Must have strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Must have ability to work independently and in teams with minimal supervision.
Must have ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/tasks.
Must have ability to work under strict deadlines and have a high level of problem-solving skills.
Must have general knowledge of overhead and underground design standards
Must be able to complete overhead and underground project designs.
Must have general knowledge of CoServ’s Designer/Work Management systems or equivalent.
Knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook with an ability to learn additional software packages.
Must have a general understanding of NESC, NEC and OSHA requirements.
Must have general knowledge of city, county, state, federal permitting requirements.
Skills and Abilities Preferred
General understanding of CoServ’s Tariff for Electric Service including CoServ’s Line Extension Policy.
General knowledge of CoServ’s service area and distribution system.
General knowledge of CoServ’s Employee Handbook
Works both in the office and outdoors.
Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.
Drives company vehicle as needed.
Operates office equipment such as a computer, telephone, fax machine, copier, etc.
Ability to sit for long periods of time.
Works in potentially hazardous conditions caused by pets and wildlife in or near the work site.
Works in areas with possible exposure to poison oak, poison ivy, and insect stings.
Must have and maintain a valid Texas driver's license.
Serve as a member of the Emergency Restoration Team.
Internal Number: 1492
CoServ is an electric and gas distribution company serving North Texas since 1937. Doing business as CoServ Electric since 1998, we now have over 9,800 miles of electric infrastructure serving more than 240,000 meters across Denton, Collin, Cooke, Grayson, Tarrant and Wise counties. Our natural gas affiliate, CoServ Gas, was established in 1998 and serves more than 125,000 gas meters in Denton, Collin and Kaufman counties.
North Texas is growing, and so is CoServ. We value innovative and dedicated Employees and are committed to providing them with a stable work environment filled with opportunities to learn and grow. Guided by our Core Values—Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Safety—we serve each other as we serve our Members and Customers. We offer a wide variety of careers—from Customer Care Representatives and Billing Clerks to Linemen and Engineers. CoServ is a company you can believe in.