General Designer II

Published
June 2, 2021
Location
San Antonio, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

General Designer II

San Antonio, TX

System One is currently seeking a General Designer on a 5-month contract position located in San Antonio, TX.

General Designer Responsibilities:

  • This role focuses on the coordination and design of installations, extensions and/or system improvements
  • Specific work varies by area
  • Residential Developments - Designs the installation of overhead line extensions, underground electric line extensions and gas main extensions for new residential subdivisions and apartment complexes
  • Commercial Services - Coordinates and designs line extensions and service installations/upgrades/remodels for commercial customers
  • Large Commercial Services - Coordinates and designs line extensions and service installations/upgrades/remodels for large commercial and industrial customers and developments
  • Overhead Engineering - Coordinates and designs overhead electric system improvement projects and civic improvement projects
  • Underground Engineering - Coordinates and designs underground electric system improvement projects and civic improvement projects
  • Downtown Network Engineering - Coordinates and designs all customer service installations, system improvement projects and civic improvement projects in the Downtown Network System
  • Gas Engineering - Coordinates and designs gas system improvement/renewal projects; civic improvement projects; and large line extensions and service installations/upgrades/remodels for large commercial and industrial customers and developments
  • Perform all coordination with external agencies such as the City of San Antonio, TxDOT, etc
  • Conduct field surveying for the design and installation for each job, including staking pole locations and locating buried utilities
  • Develop job sketches and perform As-builts
  • Performs other project and process improvement initiatives as assigned

General Designer Requirements:

  • Associate‚Äôs Degree in Science with a concentration in Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical or related field from an accredited university or relative experience in design
  • Experience with gas and electric accounts, consumption data, meter data, and Device Management
  • Exceptional knowledge and demonstrated application of relevant design and construction standards and applicable code requirements
  • Exceptional knowledge and demonstrated application of Electric Line Extension Policy and Gas Line Extension Policy
  • Depending on business area, preferred knowledge needed in items such as: Overhead electric distribution design and construction standards and Designer/GIS, WMIS, and SAP, Three-phase underground electric distribution design and construction standards, Downtown Network design and construction standards, Gas design and construction standards, Electric Service Standards, Electric and Gas Line Extension Policies, and relative experience in supporting utility construction & maintenance
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimum supervision verified through assessments
  • Demonstrated ability to provide exceptional customer service
  • Demonstrated positive interpersonal behaviors toward the company, associates, and customers
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and coordinate all projects to meet due dates
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare high quality job sketches utilizing GIS
  • Demonstrated ability to perform accurate and timely As-Builts
  • Ability to meet goals and objectives with minimal direct supervision
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills for interaction with all levels of personnel
  • Ability to work in a variety of locations such as the field, construction centers and the main office
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Package, including word processing, spreadsheets, database, presentation software, electronic mail and scheduling
  • Ability to set priorities, organize work and make occasional exceptions
  • Ability to multi-task various critical work assignments in a fast paced environment in a professional manner
  • Demonstrated ability to forge strong relationships across levels and organizational lines of business
  • Working Environment: Work is performed both indoors and outdoors
  • Operating computer, manual dexterity and talking, hearing and repetitive motion
  • Use of a personal computing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer and calculator
  • Employee may potentially be exposed to hazardous chemicals, wet or humid conditions, outdoor weather, noisy and dusty environment
  • Ability to travel to and from meeting, training sessions or other business related events
  • Physical Demands: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects
  • After hours work may be required
  • We are unable to submit 3rd party candidates or those who require VISA sponsorship

Duration: 5-months

Location: San Antonio, TX

Pay Rate: $75.00/hr.

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