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TRC Environmental Corporation Distribution Technician in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Overview of Responsibilities* Contact landowners and/or their agents, to negotiate agreement of Rights of Way (easements) for proposed utility equipment. Obtain necessary contact and tax map information for easement processing.* Assist in the performance of load studies on distribution transformers, investigate circuit overloads and voltage complaints to determine necessary corrective action.* Prepare and submit required reports and correspondence.* Assist in the acquisition of field data.* Assist in the gathering of information from field notes.* Perform tasks such as digitizing, copying and scanning of drawings, prints and maps.* Utilize client and company information systems to track and update design activities.* Design and prepare independently, construction orders related to overhead, underground facilities associated with electric distribution systems applying prescribed standards, guides, specifications and procedures.* Apply the client's standards, guidelines, specifications, practices and procedures or appropriate industry standards in preparing layouts of overhead and/or underground electric distribution facilities.* Prepare design sketches, cost estimates, bill of materials and any other required documents and reports for construction and maintenance projects.* Follow Code of Safe Practices as outlined in the company safety policies.Education, Licenses and Certifications:* Associate degree from an accredited two-year college or technical school in computer science, computer aided architectural drafting and design or related field (Preferred)* Associate Degree in Engineering (Power Delivery preferred)* Management may consider other education and work experience to be acceptable for this positionRequired Skills:* Analytical competence to interact with variety of individuals including engineers and experienced distribution system designers.* Perform visual inspection of overhead and underground electrical distribution facilities and equipment in order to compile field data collection, minor work order preparation, and maintenance reports of distribution equipment.* 0-3 years total accumulated position related experience in CAD or design field.* Proficient in Computer Aided Design (experience with 3D platforms a plus).* AutoCAD and/or GIS Skills desired.* Proficiency in reading and understanding technical drawings and specifications.* Possess a working knowledge of the practices and procedures pertaining to technical matters in electric distribution design.* Experience in similar power systems audit, layout, technician, or design role* Possess a working knowledge of the National Electrical Safety Codes (NESC).* Ability to produce accurate work with attention to detail.* Proficiency in MS Office programs.* Self-starter who can work with little or no supervision, strong organizational skills, positive attitude, and an ability to learn quickly.* Travel is primarily local to the client and project during the business day, although some out of the area and overnight travel may be expected.* Management may consider other education and work experience to be acceptable for this position.TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employeesEOE/Minorities/Female/Protected Veterans/Disabled#LI-LM1Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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