Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer, Supply & Distribution
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida, United States


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has a long tradition delivering Transmission and Design projects globally to a wide and established client base. Due to recent growth we are expanding our resources through the South East of America to provide enhanced local support to our customers.

Wood currently have an exciting opportunity for a Distribution Designer or Distribution Engineer. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, South East Region, this position can be located in the following areas:
  • West Palm Beach, FL
  • Miami, FL
  • Orlando, FL
  • Tampa, FL
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Lakeland, FL
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Birmingham, AL
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Charlotte, NC

If you are looking to strengthen and enhance your skills, thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment and are looking for that next step in the growth of your career, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities
  • Supporting engineering of distribution electrical projects through the entire project lifecycle: from conceptual and feasibility, though detailed design, and into construction and into service
  • Supporting overhead and underground distribution engineering projects by clearly defining scopes of work, completing cost estimates, performing engineering calculations, and developing detailed design drawings
  • Supporting documentation processed for projects including technical specifications, tender documents, technical reports and project calculations
  • Providing construction support and responding to information requests during construction and completing project documentation including as-builts, calculations and return of data to the client
  • Traveling and visiting project sites during design and construction


Skills / Qualifications

  • Electrical Engineering Degree or Diploma from a recognized college
  • 2+ years of overhead and underground distribution engineering experience serving utilities in North America
  • Knowledge of electrical design including the selection and installation of conductors, insulators, switchgear, circuit breakers, fuses and other distribution equipment is required
  • Experience with substation and transmission projects is an asset
  • Experience with AutoCAD or Microstation an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to exercise initiative when resolving issues and in adapting and applying procedures to address unusual situations
  • Able to take on responsibility for your outputs on high-profile projects and grow professionally with our expanding organization
  • Experience with Florida Power & Light or Duke Energy is an asset
  • Clean driving record/abstract


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.