Sr. Design Engineer - Electrical - 111

San Antonio, TX

EN Engineering, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 2,500+ strong, who are committed to our clients and each other. We are diverse, talented, dedicated, and wholly focused on not only meeting the needs of our clients but exceeding their expectations.


We provide comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to gas and electric utilities, telecommunication service providers, pipeline operators, and industrial companies. With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, our engineering professionals provide expertise in Renewables, Power Services, GIS and Data Solutions, Automation Integration, Pipeline Engineering, Integrity Services, Industrial Solutions, Telecommunications, and Process Safety Management.


At EN, we work together as a team to accomplish more than we would individually, delivering innovative engineering solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while consistently maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity.


We are passionate about what we do, how we do it, and who we do it for. We work with a smile, connect easily with others, and believe that work-life balance and a flexible work environment benefits everyone.


In return for top talent, EN Engineering offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect and the challenge of contributing to the continued success of our organization. 



35+ US locations with licenses in all 50 states

2500+ Employees company-wide

31+ Languages in which our employees are fluent

105+ Professional Engineers (PE)

Purpose of the job: 

Independently plans, coordinates, and designs new and modifies existing electrical underground and/or overhead distribution infrastructure. Performs various project functions including feasibility and estimation of specific project proposals. Manages project deliverables while meeting schedule, time, and budgetary constraints.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Regularly interacts with clients, customers, contractors, and developers
  • Acquires, reviews, and submits federal, state and local permits
  • Track jobs according to client and company procedures
  • Produce routine and project specific correspondence
  • Adhere to client specific electrical distribution standards, procedures, and requirements
  • Apply correct design standards, codes and requirements
  • Coordinates underground and overhead design for riser re-locates
  • Request right-of-way boundaries and marks sensitive resources
  • Identify and verify existing underground and overhead utilities
  • Visit job sites, client offices, municipalities and other agencies as needed
  • Completes and reviews as-builts
  • Consider other factors in order to make optimal design solutions
  • Accurately tracks time spent on jobs, the mileage and materials needed to perform duties
  • Follow general safety guidelines and wear appropriate PPE

Education, Certifications and/or Experience Required:

  • Bachelors’ degree in electrical engineering from ABET accredited college/university
  • 2 to 4 years’ proven experience in electrical utility design including GIS work
  • Knowledge of CPS Energy or other electric utility standards preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong working knowledge of general computer applications, including Windows and MS Office product, specifically Word and Excel
  • Basic understanding of CAD drafting software a plus
  • Familiarity with easements and right-of-way’s
  • Ability to understand instructions and independently carry out instructed tasks
  • Able to use a measuring device and understand units of measure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication and customer skills
  • Unquestioned business and personal integrity

Working Conditions and Environmental/Physical Demands:

Work is performed both in indoor and outdoor environments. The position largely operates in a professional office setting with routine use of office equipment; however, some exposure to extreme weather conditions/temperatures may be encountered when visiting job sites. The position requires manual dexterity, standing, walking, climbing stairs, bending, kneeling, sitting for extended periods, and crouching. The employee will occasionally lift or move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Requires the ability to hear, speak, and/or signal people to convey potential or actual safety hazards and exchange information to include receiving assignments or direction from co-workers and supervisors.


FLSA Status:

Salary, Exempt, Professional


EN Engineering is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

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