Cordoba Corporation

Senior Designer - Electric Distribution

Job Locations US
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
USD $62,400.00/Yr.
USD $124,800.00/Yr.


Do you have experience in designing or reviewing electric distribution lines for public utilities projects? Do you want to work remotely for a leading firm that values innovation, quality, and customer satisfaction? If you answered yes to these questions, then you might be the perfect fit for the Senior Distribution Designer role at Cordoba Corporation.



The Senior Distribution Designer is responsible for designing or reviewing designs of electric distribution lines for conformance to client requirements, applicable codes, and project processes and procedures as well as designing/reviewing designs for constructability and technical accuracy.



This Design work may include front end design-engineering, substructure research/identification, detail design, quality assurance review, construction support and startup involvement, as-built drawings and close-out activities; ensure and maintain compliance with applicable company and client standards and procedures; attend meetings with clients, vendors and governing agencies; prepare facility drawings and details; prepare station and facility plans, sections and details; include piping and conduit routing and foundation locations as directed by the project mechanical, electrical, controls systems and civil engineers.



  • Works closely with project engineers to produce or review overhead and underground distribution design packages. Deliverables included in work order packages can include but are not limited to: construction drawings, materials inventory (install and removals), environmental/FAA/permitting releases, easements, fielding photos and notes, distribution planning coordination requests, and GIS maps.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of department and company goals.

    Attend meetings with clients, vendors and governing agencies as required.

  • Initiates/communicates work with other disciplines.
  • Preparation or Review of working drawings using computer-assisted design (CAD) from rough sketches, verbal instructions, and engineering data (approved drawing templates, previous drawings, and drawings from clients) considering agreed project schedule.
  • Prepare details to specify dimensions, materials, and processes.
  • Ensure and maintain compliance with applicable company and client standards and procedures.
  • Ensure the detailed drawings are prepared and transferred to the assigned Supervisor in a clear and timely manner.
  • Provide clear and concise comments and justifications where design deficiencies are observed.
  • Provide general notes per supervisor’s instructions without grammatical errors.
  • Review revised designs for incorporation of comments.
  • Must be diligent to constantly seek improvement of drafting skills through self-study.
  • Performs minor administrative tasks.
  • Relies on instructions and pre-establish guidelines to perform functions of the job
  • Identify trends or new issues and raise them for management review along with potential solutions.
  • Participate in special projects or tasks as required.



  • High school diploma required. Post-secondary education preferred. Electrical degree/certification preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in overhead distribution design
  • 3+ years of PG&E program experience. (must have)
  • Knowledge of overhead electric utility distribution design and construction standards and industry practices
  • Strong written and verbal English language communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and/or independently. Must be adaptable and flexible
  • Proficiency utilizing knowledge and skills with MS Office Suite (including MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Outlook) and computer applications
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S.A. on a full-time basis without sponsorship
  • Ability to pass a pre-authorized physical including a drug-screening and background check
  • High level of personal integrity with a strong work ethic
  • Eight years overhead and underground electric utility distribution and/or transmission line design experience including applicable codes



  • Knowledge of detailed material and labor requirements for construction of overhead electric utility distribution pole replacement projects
  • Knowledge of underground electric utility distribution design and construction standards and industry practices
  • Experience with construction of distribution and/or transmission lines
  • Experience with CPUC GO-95 and GO-128
  • Experience with California utilities distribution and/or transmission line design and/or construction is highly preferred


Salary Range: $62,400-$124,800 per year. 

Remote position


Our Company

Cordoba Corporation is a nationally recognized civil engineering, construction management, program management, and planning firm. We specialize in education and facilities, transportation, and water and energy. In collaboration with our clients, Cordoba has facilitated the development of several complex and highly visible infrastructure projects throughout California.


Our efforts have resulted in national recognition from Engineering News-Record as a “top 100 construction management firm” and a “top 50 program management firm”. We are proud to share that ENR has also recently recognized Cordoba in 2018 as a “top 100 design firm” in California.  Cordoba's business model has been commended for its efficiency, encouraging work dynamic, and its multifaceted approach toward projects. Many of our professionals have received praise in the media as leaders in their field of expertise.


We have established a statewide presence throughout California. Headquartered in Los Angeles, we also have offices located in San Francisco, Sacramento, San Ramon, Chatsworth, Santa Ana, and San Diego.


Cordoba Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.


Cordoba Corporation expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.


If you need special assistance or accommodation, please contact Cordoba Corporations HR Department at: (213)895-0224.



Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed