La Crosse, WI

System One is currently seeking a Designer on a 12-month contract position located in La Crosse, WI.

This position will be with our client, a utility holding company serving more than 3.3 million electric customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers.

Designer Responsibilities:

  • This design position provides new and existing commercial, industrial, residential, and internal customers with distribution design project management for most areas of design, which may include complex projects based on skill level
  • Direct impact on safety, system operation, financial results, reliability, and customer satisfaction
  • Projects: Mainly internal electric/gas distribution rebuild/relocate, may assist on external customer projects
  • The primary responsibility of this position is to function as the primary contact for future and existing customers by providing cost effective designs that balance customers’ needs in accordance with Company standards and administrative guidelines
  • Demonstrate ability to set direction, influence others and build teamwork across work groups and areas to achieve department and Company goals
  • Manage projects from initial customer contact through post project analysis
  • Establish and manage the construction work plan with construction forces in order to meet the customers’ schedule and design requirements as well as financial and budgetary requirements
  • Provide work direction for construction personnel and act as the liaison between the construction department and customers
  • Obtain permits and easements for facilities in accordance with city ordinances, state, federal, and county agencies as required
  • Execute contracts and agreements in compliance with administrative instructions and regulatory requirements
  • Represent the Company with government officials, contractors, city agencies, vendors, architects, and engineers to provide service to customers
  • Promote a safe work environment and design a safe operating system while providing premier customer service
  • Support and promote Company safety programs, including monitoring public safety around Company Delivery facilities

Designer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Technical Degree or lineman certificate from an accredited school and one year of experience in design, construction, project management, customer service, communication, or related field experience or Combination of education and experience providing equivalent job-related knowledge to provide exceptional customer satisfaction
  • Resource will start remote
  • GIS, Fastapp, SAP, MS Office suite, Bentley Design, Adobe Pro software (preferred)
  • Working knowledge of MS Office
  • Working knowledge of GIS design software, customer application software, SAP or other work management programs preferred
  • Knowledge of construction standards, materials, and technical codes preferred
  • Highly effective communication and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to successfully complete established Skill-Based Training Program
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and provide own vehicle
  • Travel and overnight stays may be required throughout the service territory
  • Familiarity with drafting techniques and engineering concepts and terminology (required)

Duration: 12-months

Location: La Crosse, WI

Pay Rate: $27.45 - $34.05/hr.
System One
La Crosse, WI 54603, US