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Job Requirements

Transmission/Distribution Designers are responsible for developing transmission and distribution line construction designs and plans for various line projects.

Educational requirements:
Most transmission/distribution designers have completed a degree in professional engineering and have a minimum of 5 years of experience with system design.

National Occupational Standard

NOS are a benchmark of the knowledge and abilities needed to be competent in a particular occupation. Developed by current job incumbents, NOS are a collection of the individual competencies that make up the whole picture of an occupation.

Related NOC code:

  • 22211 – Industrial Designers

Working Conditions

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  • Working with existing and potential clients and other stakeholders to create a feasible design and business case for an energy/electrical project.
  • Design work is typically completed in an office environment using computer-aided design software and specialized design software.
  • Designers and Design Technologists also conduct field visits during the design and implementation phases and liaise with clients, on a regular basis.