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Pike Corporation Power Engineering Technologist II in Wilmington, North Carolina


This is the second level of the Distribution Engineering Technologist classification. The purpose of this position is to provide an intermediate level of experienced technical expertise to accurately evaluate complex options and provide power distribution facility designs for residential and small to medium size commercial and industrial projects in a safe, cost effective, and reliable manner. Incumbents are expected to demonstrate an intermediate to high level of experience with customer design and workflow processes/procedures and technical skills in the client’s specific areas of expertise.


With limited direct supervision and guidance, the incumbent is responsible for performing the following duties:

 Ability to interpret codes, standards, regulation, requirements, and guidelines. Also, maintain records and files and update the appropriate company/client systems.

 Apply client/company policies and procedures in the development of moderately difficult to complex site designs for electrical distribution facilities to serve a variety of customers.

 Create safe and cost effective designs for projects of a moderate to difficult nature in the areas of overhead or underground distribution projects across geographic areas such commercial, industrial projects, extra facility projects, high profile projects, highway relocation projects, and other projects requiring the highest reliability per client/customer specifications and procedures.

 Prepare project and job packages that include material lists, requisitions, site drawings and construction drawings for various installations of electrical facilities in a cost-effective manner that maximizes safety and service reliability.

 Coordinate with construction personnel and client/customer to resolve jobsite issues related to project design or customer issues.

 Create work requests using the current work management tool and communicate effectively with client and /or end use customers on schedules, commitments, project feasibility, timeframes, and expectations.

 Properly apply client/company reliability principals for the resolution of power quality issues, by evaluating loading of various overhead/underground equipment components and ensuring a safe and cost-effective design and installation.

 Develop relationships with key internal and external customers while supporting both company and client’s business goals and expectations while representing themselves both positively and professionally.

 Perform field work as required to validate customer and system requirements.

 Assist with the training of other employees.

 Learn, practice, and promote ALL safety policies and procedures 100% of the time.

 Perform other duties as assigned by management.


Moderately routine: general policies applied. Some decision making.


Influences decisions of moderate nature requiring high degree of tact.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. REGULAR ATTENDANCE is required.


  • Required High school degree or GED.

  • Preferred Associates degree (AA or equivalent from two-year college or technical school).

    Note: In certain situations, an Associate Degree or 4-year degree may be required based upon client project or contractual requirements.

  • Preferred A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or University in non-engineering science, math, or business.


    1-3 Year(s) Experience in utility power distribution engineering or craft


    A combination of job shadowing, classroom and interaction with more experienced employees as needed during first year in the position.


    A. Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals, operational procedures, etc.

    B. Ability to write reports, Business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

    C. Ability to effectively present information in one-on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


    1. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

    2. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret spread sheets.

    3. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


    A. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

    B. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • How much on the job time is spent in the following physical activities?

  • Does this job require that weight be lifted or force to be exerted?

  • Up to 10 Pounds

  • Up to 25 Pounds

  • Up to 50 Pounds

  • Up to 100 Pounds

  • More than 100 Pounds

  • Does this job have any special vision requirements?

    ☒ Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

    ☒ Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)

    ☒ Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

    ☒ Peripheral visions (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

    ☒ Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships

    ☒ Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus)

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Wet, humid conditions (non- weather) (Occasionally)

  • Work near moving mechanical parts (Occasionally)

  • Work in high, precarious places (Occasionally)

  • Fumes or airborne particles

  • Toxic or caustic chemicals

  • Outdoor weather conditions (Occasionally)

  • Extreme cold (non-weather)

  • Extreme Heat (non-weather)

  • Risk of electrical shock (Occasionally)

  • Work with explosives

  • Risk of radiation

  • Vibration

    While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is:

    Moderate Noise (Examples: business office with typewriters, and or computer printer, light traffic)

    Pike Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer


    Pike Engineering is a Non-Union Company

    NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

About Us

Founded in 1945, Pike is a leading provider of construction, repair and engineering services for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies with a growing portfolio of turnkey renewable projects. We work with hundreds of utility clients across the country, and we continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.

“Essential” is the one word that sums up who we are, the work we do and what our people mean to us. Each of our employees plays a critical role in ensuring that infrastructure systems are up and running when people and businesses need them.

Pike is a family-oriented workplace with a strong culture of safety, collaboration, innovation and exceptional customer service.

Requisition ID: 23005164