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Electrical Distribution Engineer II/III

Tahoe Vista, CA, US, 96148

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team. At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


This position is responsible for designing, engineering, and managing Electric Distribution system service connections, line extension, and infrastructure projects. The position provides designs for capital projects of existing / new Electric Distribution facilities and supports design for new services with customers, either overhead or underground. The position coordinates with internal groups and external agencies as part of providing engineering support for medium and low voltage distribution and service facilities.


  •  Responsible for the engineering and preparation of electrical construction plans and material list to Calpeco construction standards, CPUC general orders, and local, state and federal code. Reviews designs of other staff and or consultants.  Designs upgrades and repairs to distribution system.
  • Effective communication with operations, permitting, procurement, construction, finance, and project management teams for project execution.
  • Perform design and construction site visits. Provide engineering support during bidding and construction to project management team. Confirms and updates as-builts and support GIS.
  • Approves contractor provided submittals, provide recommendations to project team. Coordinate with operations and inspections teams, provide change management support with engineering documentation and approvals during construction. 
  • Support process and standards improvement. Follow industry codes, best practices and adopt new engineering and operational improvements.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3-5 years Experience
  • EIT, P.E., PMP, or CAPM preferred


Expected Base Salary: $100,000 - 138,000 per year

*Liberty considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education, training and skills, and geographic location. 

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally. For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.


Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction. With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.


What we offer

  • Company funded Pension program
  • 401k with Company match
  • Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)
  • Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy
  • Share purchase/match plan
  • Defined Contribution savings plan
  • Top Talent Program
  • Volunteer paid days off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Achievement fund


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

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