Qualified Electrical Designer

ID 2023-3110
Position Type
Full-Time Regular
US-CA-San Diego
Workplace Type

About Us

PAR West, a subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), is an industry leader in all aspects of outside infrastructure, electrical, gas, and telecom construction. Our reputation as solution providers has been consistently applied across all our service offerings. Our innovative and forward-thinking teams bring decades of experience to every project.


We offer a full range of construction services and solutions for substations, overhead and underground distribution and transmission lines, maintenance, startup, associated communications, energized services, emergency storm restoration and assessment, and engineer, procure and construct (EPC) services.

About this Role

QUES safely provides engineering, procurement and construction services for comprehensive infrastructure needs in the electric power, oil, and natural gas industries. QUES has the knowledge and expertise to handle a full spectrum of projects. From the most straightforward, single-component installation to the most complex, multi-state project, QUES handles the job safely, efficiently, and cost-effectively.  We are looking for a Qualified Electrical Designer to provide engineering, design and drafting in the preparation of all projects assigned.  They will also provide assistance/direction on engineering projects and establish priorities, while providing innovation to support the long-term vision of the department and company. QUES offers a professional work environment, excellent benefits, competitive pay, and growth potential. We are looking for a dynamic individual to add their technical expertise to our San Diego Design Team.

Our growing company is seeking to hire a Qualified Electrical Designer/Engineer II, who develops plans, designs, resource requirements and cost estimates for construction and maintenance projects involving electrical distribution overhead and underground lines and facilities. Completes Applicant & Contract design documentation as well as communicates and coordinates with other departments, customers, governmental bodies, and various external organizations. Starting range $80k dependent upon experience, qualifications, and SDG&E designer testing/hours status.

What You'll Do

  • Prepare preliminary and detailed drawings using computer aided drafting software.
  • Prepare construction plans, material requirements, design calculations and construction reports for electrical distribution overhead and underground projects.
  • Assist in the development of Conversions, conductor replacement, structure placements, planning, applicant design and other Overhead, Underground and Gas projects.
  • Review field data, photos, and plans to meet requirements of latest updates and technologies of the customer.
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet all standards/requirements.
  • Performs field visits to gather technical data. Create and translate Wind Loading/Pole Loading /compliance forms (O’Calc). Coordinate access to professional/private facilities (eg, schools, hospitals, military bases, etc.) when applicable.
  • Assist in field site meets; meet with developers, customers, local agencies.
  • Communicates with internal staff and customer with appropriate medias (email, fax, phone, video, etc.)
  • Accurately complete various OH/UG data sheets. Field check design layouts. Office check designs and redline changes.

What You'll Bring

  • Has a broad knowledge of electrical and engineering principles, construction standards, and industry practices. Has a general knowledge of customer proprietary software including, but not limited to: SAP/SharePoint, iCUE, GIS, ProCore/P-6 and O’Calc/PLS-CADD.  Skills: Construction, Electrical, AutoCAD & MS Office.
  • Top Skills Details: Construction, Electrical. Additional Skills & Qualifications: Electrical designer for utility poles and underground systems
  • General knowledge of customer proprietary software including, but not limited to: SAP/SharePoint, iCUE, GIS, ProCore/P-6 and O’Calc/PLS-CADD.  Skills: Construction, Electrical, AutoCAD & MS Office.

Compensation Range

The anticipated compensation for this position is - depending on experience and qualifications.

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. 


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