Electric Utility Distribution Planner

Reference Number: *FILLED*
Location: Redding, CA

Picture “A River Runs Through It” with Macys and Costco within 1 mile!


Are you interested in living in an area that is known as the second sunniest City in the United States? Or how about the fly-fishing capital of the world? Outdoor adventures galore, this community boasts a superb climate with moderate spring and fall, sunny summers with low humidity, and mild winters. Warm weather signals the start of after-work and weekend trips to the local lakes, wondrous glacier capped mountains decorated by snow year round, as well as beautiful river that runs throughout the city.


Snow skiing, sledding and other winter sports are abundant within a short drive. A twenty-eight-mile trail along the river, a world famous Sundial Bridge, numerous community parks, a world class museum, arboretum complex, and continuous community events provide for a healthy environment in which to live and work.


The Electric Utility for the City has an opportunity for an ELECTRIC UTILITY DISTRIBUTION PLANNER. A part of the Electric Utility Distribution Planning group will assist with distribution service planning by: Designing new and modifying existing overhead and underground electric transmission and distribution facilities; preparing work orders, estimates, material lists, standard drawings, cost of service studies; and performing other related and routine duties that provide support to the electric utility distribution service planning program.


Benefits to YOU:

  • The Utility encourages and pays for continuing education and certifications
  • Have complete control of projects from conception to closeout
  • Huge opportunity for growth and long term advancement
  • Work with a supervisor who worked his way up through the trades and manages and motivates his staff through a team approach.
  • The pay is high compared to the cost of living
  • Employment assistance for spouse
  • Stability, zero employee turnover in the last 20 years



  • Three years relevant experience with an Electric Utility in a estimating/design distribution capacity
  • AutoCAD Experience
  • Ability to interact effectively with public and employees


Desired Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree with appropriate technical coursework
  • PLS-CAD and/or other pole modeling software
  • GIS Software (Geographic Information Systems)


Required experience:

  • Relevant experience with an Electric Utility: 3 years


This opportunity offers competitive benefits and compensation package, if you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity please contact:


Jenna Flanagan

J Powers Recruiting, Inc.