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Consumers Energy Company Electrical Utility Distribution Designer Design T in Flint, Michigan

Join a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas. At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do. Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us! Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million ofMichigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.Department SummaryThe Low Voltage Distribution (LVD) Design department at Consumers Energy produces quality, expert and efficient design services within scope and on-time to internal and external clients, to provide safe and reliable electric service to our customers. LVD Design is responsible for utility electrical distribution designs 25kV and below, from distribution substation exits to the customer meter.Job Description/ResponsibilitiesPrimarily responsible for electric design on the Low Voltage Distribution (LVD) system. The LVD Design Technician will design projects as required through the Customer Energy Management department for new business and LVD Planning department for system improvement. CEM includes customer Project Coordinators and LVD Planning includes distribution Circuit Owners. These are the two main internal clients of the LVD Design department. Designs flow to Scheduling (and then to Field Construction) for execution in partnership with LVD Planning and CEM. Key Responsibilities in this area include:Design various new business projects, including line extensions (primary, secondary) and services of various degrees of difficulty and customer types (residential, commercial, industrial, developments)Design electric distribution systems for customer relocation, capacity projects, system failures, reliability projects, and grid modernization.Design in a CAD systemIdentify other pole attachmentsWork with the Right of Way department to negotiate with customers in obtaining easements Work with Permitting department to procure permits from governmental agenciesTrack projects in spreadsheets and/or databasesDesign projects and order materials in SAPCommunicate work to internal departments (LVD Planning, CEM, Forestry, Long and Short-Range Scheduling, Field/Construction, Closeout, etc.)Obtaining field notes outdoors, and at