Senior Distribution Engineer

Job Locations US-LA
Engineering & Advisory
Position Type
Regular Full Time

Position Overview

Power your future with Qualus as a Sr. Distribution Designer in our Distribution department. The Sr. Distribution Designer is responsible for Entergy-specific Distribution design and providing technical leadership and guidance to all Distribution group members. This position is staff augmented for Entergy, providing open communication channels between the client and the consulting company.


  • Knowledge of electrical distribution system design engineering standards, practices, and regulatory requirements.
  • Supports the Engineering Manager by handling some of the project assignments and managing project performance and customer relationships for the distribution team.
  • Problem identification and resolution.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship, and effectively manage workloads for assigned team members.
  • Coordinate task assignments to maximize staff utilization.
  • Utilize software such as Pole Foreman, GE SmallWorld, WMS, Design Manager, and/or AutoCAD in the preparation of project design packages.
  • Review of completed designs and design products to ensure compliance with client, industry, and regulatory requirements.
  • Review of design products to ensure compliance with quality and consistency expectations.
  • Ability to apply client, industry, and regulatory standards and requirements to existing distribution system components.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with internal, client, and regulatory counterparts.
  • Ability to maintain production in a changing environment.
  • Identify and promote training opportunities.




  • High school diploma or equivalent; technical or vocational training is a plus.
  • 5+ years of distribution engineering experience.
  • Skilled in AutoCAD (2D, 3D, AutoCAD Electrical, and/or MicroStation) (or similar design software) and intermediate drafting and design.
  • Knowledge of NESC and other applicable codes and standards.
  • Strong computer and communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn and operate client-provided programs, systems, and software.
  • Proven history of successfully attaining results in a production environment.
  • Ability to travel up to 5 - 25% of the time to client sites for project and/or marketing meetings.

Company Overview

Qualus is a leading pure-play power services firm and innovator at the forefront of the energy transition, with differentiated capabilities across grid modernization, resiliency, security, and sustainability. The firm partners with utilities, commercial, industrial, renewable developers, and government clients, offering comprehensive solutions through boutique and integrated advisory, planning, engineering, digital solutions, program management, and specialized field services. Qualus also provides software and technology enabled solutions and develops breakthrough solutions for critical power industry issues such as distributed and variable resource integration, emergency management, and secure data exchange. The firm has over 1,000 professionals, with offices throughout the U.S. and Canada.


Qualus is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate the unique differences of our employees because that is what drives curiosity, innovation, and the success of our business. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, parental status, genetic information, political affiliation, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.


At Qualus, we believe everyone has value; and that the diversity and inclusion among our teams is what sets us apart for optimal success. We put people first because we care. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities. For details, view a copy of the Qualus Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement here.


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