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Designer - Power Delivery - Richmond, VA

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  • You must work independently and in teams, have strong technology skills, communicate effectively, complete projects, adapt to different standards, and have CADD, MicroStation, or GIS knowledge. Also, preferred education and design experience in utility infrastructure, municipal design, and excellent attention to detail.
  • You will design power delivery systems, create drawings, coordinate with project teams, utilize various software tools, prepare reports, conduct field walkdowns, and travel as needed for projects in Richmond, VA.

Graduate Job

Construction & Surveying, EngineeringRichmond


  • HBK Engineering is seeking Designers with all levels of industry experience who have an interest in learning and/or expanding their knowledge of the energy and telecommunication sectors.


  • An ability to work independently and on interdisciplinary teams.
  • Strong technology skills and an understanding of the Office365 suite of tools.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working in a team oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to see projects through to completion.
  • Ability to adapt to different design standards and project processes as required.
  • Strong, demonstrated working knowledge of CADD, MicroStation, GIS, or related software platforms.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED certificate.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related technical, drafting, or design field.
  • Design experience with the following:
  • Utility system infrastructure – electric/power
  • Municipal design and site development experience
  • Electrical / Civil / Mechanical / Structural designs
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Survey data collection and/or construction experience.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Construction & Surveying


  • Design medium and low voltage power systems in compliance with relevant specifications, codes, and client requirements for applications including new business, smart grid, resiliency, communications, modernization, and subsurface utility projects.
  • Prepare design drawings, site plans, construction plans, and design details utilizing computer-aided drafting software and methods.
  • Complete assignments requiring the application of fundamental CADD and design techniques in accordance with established guidelines standards and procedures.
  • Generate engineering and construction drawings while referencing:
  • Topographical survey data
  • Utility atlas information
  • Field sketches
  • Photographs and aerial imagery
  • Utility pole survey and make-ready information
  • Client records
  • Manufacturer equipment data sheets
  • General engineering and design information
  • Perform design and related engineering support tasks as directed by an immediate supervisor, including tasks with less standardization.
  • Coordinate designs with project teams that include both engineers and field staff.
  • Develop detailed design documents using a variety of software tools including AutoCAD, MicroStation, pole modeling software, GIS software, and client-specific enterprise asset management platforms.
  • Produce material and equipment purchase specifications.
  • Prepare reports and studies meeting client requirements that present technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Perform field walkdowns with internal staff, clients, customers, governance authorities, and construction partners.
  • Travel as needed


Work type

Full time

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