Distribution Engineer

Company Name: Central Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Phone Number: (541) 312-7760
City: Redmond
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97756
Job Title: Distribution Engineer
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: March 22, 2018
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 5
Work Time Type: Days

Requirements:   Responsible for new design, maintenance and integrity of electrical system in a specific geographical area of CEC service territory. Ability to work independently and across all departments to ensure efficient and timely job progression and completion.



  • Demonstrate practical and detailed knowledge of CEC construction specifications, NESC code, rate schedules and customer service policy
  • Apply CEC standards and construction methods to design electrical distribution system improvements, upgrades, modifications and new power line extensions
  • Generate cost estimates and stake both overhead and underground distribution facilities prior to construction; create staking sheets and have familiarity with ESRI products
  • Analyze customer problems and recommend appropriate corrective action to ensure cost-effective solutions as directed by the Supervisor of Engineering Services
  • Knowledge of CEC trenching/separation requirements and division of CEC vs. Member responsibilities
  • Demonstrate an awareness of maintenance and safety concerns within CEC electrical system and initiate corrective actions, including third party pole attachments and NESC violations
  • Work with Land Use and Right of Way Specialist as needed in researching property ownership, reviewing legal descriptions and providing design alternatives to successfully obtain easements
  • Attend training as directed by Supervisor of Engineering Services

Support a culture of safety excellence through active involvement and promote a sense of shared responsibility for safety

Experience Required:


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relations and communicate effectively
  • Must be able to hold and retain a valid State of Oregon Driver’s License
  • Working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Five (5) years of electrical utility work experience preferred
  • Engineering degree or comparable experience and training or certification program preferred
How to Apply:

Send resume and application to Lisa Gwynn at lgwynn@cec.coop

Posting End Date: April 6, 2018