188290 - Project Engineer
$29.63 to $48.15 DOE
12 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Project Engineer for an opening in Wichita, KS.

Primary owner to the design function of assigned projects that install or maintain overhead and underground equipment for various company projects requiring communication and coordination between Distribution, Substation, Transmission engineering, field and support personnel, company management, and external entities. Under minimal direction, develops the scope and cost estimates, design and drawing layout, labor, equipment and material specifications necessary to accurately estimate costs for the most complex and technically demanding projects. Performs office and field technical work to determine design and customer requirements for electric facilities according to company standards. Works with city, county, state, company, and other personnel as needed to optimize the design criteria for electric installations and modifications. Assists and works with other company departments and external entities on requests and specialized services as needed to support the company. Assists design services management with budget, planning, scheduling, government entity communications and other duties as needed.

The ideal candidate will have related experience in technical design, project management skills, and experience leading contractors or employees in a technical function. Excellent communication, teamwork, computer, and technical skills are essential to success in this role.

The position will require work in unrelated processes and methods, and requires constructive thinking to analyze, interpret, or evaluate issues to a prompt resolution and work within short time frames. Skills are necessary in planning, organizing, oral and written communication, prioritizing and team building. The successful candidate must be personal computer fluent with
Proficiency in spreadsheets and word processing. The preferred candidate will also have experience with electric utility work management and GIS systems. Applicant must be a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks in an ever-changing environment. Excellent customer service and public relations skills are required.

• Must exhibit excellent written and verbal communication skills in English that will be utilized to accomplish required coordination between other company departments and external entities.
• Must have good intermediate math, business/technical writing skills, and technical reading skills.
• Must have knowledge of electric Distribution, Substation, and Transmission facilities.
• Must have the ability to handle stressful situations appropriately.
• Must be an effective project manager.
• Must have the ability to perform the physical activities of the job (includes, but not limited to hearing, seeing, walking, talking, reading, typing, writing, color distinction, depth perception, working outside in adverse conditions, and lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds, etc.).

Accredited High School Diploma/GED, Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Technology, Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil Engineering or equivalent technical field such as Construction Science and Management is preferred.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Terry Jones
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.