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Distribution Engineer

at Avacend, Inc.

Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Reference #: 7211

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Job Summary:

  • Under close supervision, performs engineering functions requiring knowledge and experience in distribution engineering principles.
  • This level builds on previous experience by either obtaining more depth in specific subject area with the expectation that assignments are larger and more complex, or by gaining experience in more subject areas.


Engineering Standards:

  • Continues to learn and remains current on distribution design guides, standards, systems, applicable distribution codes and policies and procedures.
  • Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate.

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

  • Continues developing knowledge and complies with quality program relative to assigned tasks.
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.

Engineering Production:

  • Prepares and verifies less complex engineering deliverables.
  • Performs research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.
  • Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work.
  • Prepares engineering calculations following standard methods and principles.
  • Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.

Project Coordination:

  • Seeks out supervisor or project leadership to share information and gain guidance with respect to details of design and interdisciplinary coordination.
  • Coordinates with others as assigned by supervisor or project leadership.

Client Focus:

  • Focuses on the needs of internal clients (project team leadership) while attempting to gain basic understanding of external client's main interests and drivers.
  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities.

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

  • Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes.


  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.
  • Minimum of 1 year related work experience.
  • Learning on the Fly.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Intellectual Horsepower.
  • Written Communications.
  • Drive For Results.
  • Informing.
  • Listening.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to distribution.

Job Location
Los Angeles, California, United States
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