Requirements:       The Electric Distribution Engineer works in a team environment with the Line Manager, the Substation Engineer and others by performing and communicating:

  • Pole line and underground planning, design & improvements
  • Substation planning, design & improvements
  • Interrupting/protective device coordination
  • Fault duty and arc-flash computations
  • NESC pole system calculations (loading, buckling, guying, etc.)
  • IEEE reliability indices
  • System, transformer and feeder load profiles
  • Photovoltaic system evaluations and transformer and capacitor bank sizing
  • Regulatory compliance with CONVEX, EPA, ISO-NE, NERC, NESC, etc.
  • Writes, reviews, holds and performs substation switching
  • Manual load shedding and voltage reduction tests
  • Safety observations and enforces the Safety Policy
  • Electric distribution constructability field reviews
  • Maintains Electric Rules & Regulations
  • Maintains Distribution System & Substation standards, policies and standing orders
  • Project costing and budget support
  • Trade association support (APPA, Doble, ECNE, IEEE, NEPPA)
  • After hours emergency & storm-duty assignments
  • Other projects as assigned



  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering
  • Eight (8) years significant job related experience
  • Certain Master’s of Science degrees may qualify for two years of experience
  • A Connecticut Professional Engineering license may be substituted for four years of experience
  • CONVEX TD800 certification within one (1) year
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad, ASPEN Distriview and Pole Foreman or equivalents


SNEW offers a competitive salary plus a comprehensive benefit package. An application packet is available at South Norwalk Electric & Water, One State Street, Norwalk, CT 06854, by emailing hr@snew.org or on our Website at www.snew.org. Applications must be submitted by February 5, 2019 for consideration.

Job Details

February 05, 2019