Cordoba Corporation

Senior Engineer - Electric Underground - Expression of Interest

Job Locations US-CA
Design Engineer
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
USD $83,200.00/Yr.
USD $124,800.00/Yr.


Cordoba Corporation, a leading engineering and design firm, is growing and hiring a Senior Electric Distribution Designer to join our team!  In this fully remote-based role, you will leverage your experience working on complex projects for our CA based public utility client to deliver exceptional results working on overhead and underground distribution design packages. The Senior Electric Distribution Designer plays a pivotal role in maintaining industry standards, conformance to client requirements, and providing technical expertise. The ideal candidate is experienced in preparation of construction drawings, electrical calculations, and bill of materials for electrical distribution lines.  If you are ready to make a significant impact, contribute to the advancement of electric infrastructure, and lead by example, apply now and be part of our dynamic team shaping the future of utilities!


  • Works with engineering and design team to produce and/or review overhead and underground distribution design packages, including construction drawings, materials inventory (install and removals), voltage drop calculations, environmental/FAA/permitting releases, easements, fielding photos, and notes, distribution planning coordination requests, and GIS maps.
  • Understands and applies knowledge of overhead or underground electric utility distribution designs and construction standards, applicable codes, and industry practice to produce reliable and technically sound designs and/or quality control reviews.
  • Reviews design documents and drawings for accuracy and completeness, addressing any discrepancies or issues identified during the review process.
  • Provides clear and concise comments and justifications where design deficiencies are observed.
  • Reviews revised designs for incorporation of comments.
  • Identifies trends or new issues and raises them for management review along with potential solutions.
  • Mentors junior designers and provides technical guidance.
  • Develops and implements design standards and best practices.
  • Collaborates with other departments for integrated project delivery.
  • Ensures and maintains compliance with applicable company and client standards and procedures.
  • Contributes to the development and implementation of department and company goals.
  • Participates in special projects or tasks as required.


  • High school diploma/GED required. (Associates or Bachelors preferred)
  • 5-8 years overhead or underground electric utility distribution line design experience including applicable codes.
  • Ability to produce and/or review electric designs of high complexity.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD electric distribution design.
  • Experienced in designing overhead pole loading calculations utilizing O-Calc or Spida.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate teams to do their best work.
  • Knowledge of detailed material and labor requirements for construction of overhead and/or underground electric utility distribution projects.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD electric distribution design.
  • Preferred knowledge of utilizing O-Calc or Spida software.
  • Knowledge or experience working with Bluebeam or PDF
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (including MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-Outlook, MS-Teams).
  • Strong written and verbal English language communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a collaborative environment.
  • Working knowledge of California utility overhead and underground standards and applications.
  • Familiar with material and labor requirements for construction of overhead and underground electric utility distribution projects.
  • Must be flexible and adaptable to change.
  • Ability to work with multiple projects at one time.


  • Post-secondary education preferred. Electrical degree/certification preferred.
  • Experience with SAP-based material and labor inventory. CPD/iCue or EES highly preferred.
  • Fielding experience in electric distribution.


Salary: $83,200 to $124,800

Location: Remote, California preferred

Project Group: New Business Underground

Preemployment Testing: Drug screen and background check

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.


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