Distribution Engineer

Job Description

Employment :Permanent
# of Openings :1
Classification :Electrical Industry:Engineering


Design Group Staffing Oakville is currently recruiting for a Distribution Engineer for our client a Utility Consultant located in the Oakville, ON area.  This is a permanent opportunity. 

The Distribution Engineer is accountable for planning, engineering design and expansion of the distribution system, addition of new services and supervision of employees.  This person is also accountable to provide technical expertise and resolve any problems for existing and new customers within and outside the company.



  • Ensure that all work is completed according to applicable design standards and within safety rules and regulations.
  • Provide input into the Distribution Plan.
  • Provide technical advice on all issues related to electrical distribution.
  • Manage design and estimating for new residential, commercial & industrial services.
  • Manage the FIT/MicroFIT/Net Metering/Embedded Generation projects.
  • Manage the Electric Vehicle/Charging Infrastructure programs.
  • Material specifications, review and approval.
  • Prepare capital budget proposals/cost estimates.
  • Approval/design of new hydro installations.
  • Coordination with outside agencies/customers.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot, modernize and refine distribution system and equipment.
  • Keep current with technological changes through attending courses, seminars and conferences.
  • Ensure PEO Code of Conduct and engineering principles are upheld within the business unit.
  • Supervise and manage staff, consultants and contractors.  


  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering Degree
  • 3 – 5 years Electrical Engineering experience in a distribution utility environment.
  • Ontario specific utility experience.
  • Background in electrical distribution services.
  • Background in overhead & underground electrical distribution design and construction.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer, with the Professional Engineers of Ontario.
  • Knowledge of utility construction practices and equipment.
  • Intermediate user of AutoCAD and SPIDAcalc
  • Project management skills with the capability of managing multiple project at the same time.
  • Thorough understanding and demonstrated interpretation and application of CSA C22.3 No.1 Overhead Systems, CSA C22.3 No.7 Underground Systems and Ontario Regulation 22/04.

If you are interested, please submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to: [Click Here to Email Your Resume]

Design Group Staffing would like to thank all candidates for their interest in this opportunity. Due to the volume of resumes we receive we may only be able to respond directly to those candidates being selected for an interview.

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About Design Group Staffing

Design Group Staffing Inc. is one of the largest suppliers of contract, temporary and full-time professionals in Canada. Founded in 1976, our firm specializes in providing engineering, technical and technical sales roles in Construction, EPCM, Manufacturing, Mining, Oil & Gas and Architecture & Design, as well as specialist roles in Real Estate Development and Property Management across Canada. As Recruitment Specialists, we stand out by creating an exceptional experience for candidates and client companies. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Design Group Staffing Inc. is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

For more information about Design Group Staffing, please visit dg.ca