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Electrical Engineer

Livonia, Michigan

JOB SUMMARY: The Electrical Engineer is responsible for leading the design and coordination for all aspects of work related to distribution for utilities, smart grid automation systems and the integration of smart devices.


  • Develop and prepare distribution voltage packages for both overhead and underground projects, including distribution equipment installation, feeder replacement, cable replacement, and new feeder design.
  • Designing various new business projects, including line extensions (primary and secondary) and services of various degrees of difficulty and customer types (residential, commercial, industrial, developments).
  • Designing in a CAD system.
  • Work on customer easements (or work with Right of Way Department)
  • Work on local permits (or work with Permitting Department.
  • Tracks and coordinates project progress.
  • Create project scopes and materials in tools like SAP or Maximo.
  • Coordinate field/construction work, closeout, etc.
  • Obtaining field notes outdoors and occasionally work in remote areas.
  • Responsible for leading QA/QC efforts.
  • Ability to work with NESC standards and utility standards, guides, specifications, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned by Project Manager.


  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.
  • Successful completion of Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) or Engineer-in-Training (EIT) is preferred.
  • Minimum three to five (3-5) years of electrical engineering experience.
  • Experience with power system analysis using CYME or ETAP is preferred.
  • Experience with load flow and fault studies is a plus.


  • Interpret sketches, drawings, building program and other similar material.
  • Primarily work in an office setting.
  • Ability to travel and/or work in the field as needed.


  • Compensation will be commensurate with experience.
  • Medical benefits package that includes medical & prescription coverage, dental, and vision plans for employees and their qualifying family members (eligible after 90 days employment), which is 100% covered by the employer.
  • Retirement benefits including a 401(k) plan with up to 4% employer match (eligible after 6 months of employment), which is 100% fully vested on day one.
  • Group term life insurance and long-term disability offered to eligible employees.
  • Additional voluntary benefits (Accident, Critical Illness, Short-Term Disability, HFSA and DCA, Life and AD&D) offered to eligible employees.
  • Holiday pay as well as PTO available after 90 days of employment. Additional PTO vesting over time.
  • Employee Assistance Program including counseling, coaching and financial resources.

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