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Distribution Field Engineer Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$92,593 (USD)

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The average pay for a Distribution Field Engineer is $92,593 a year and $45 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Distribution Field Engineer is between $65,937 and $114,449. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Plans and outlines changes in power distribution facilities to overcome unsatisfactory conditions, such as overloaded or underloaded circuits, and to provide for new or anticipated load increases: reviews complaints and reports of load requirements for area under question to determine nature of adjustment to be made.
  • Makes field surveys or studies maps showing relays, line intersections, overhead and underground connections, feeder lines, and other component elements of power system area under observation to ascertain where changes can be made.
  • Makes calculations, following standardized procedures, to determine amount and type of replacing, switching, or other system revisions necessary to improve service.
  • Recommends installation of additional facilities if changes within existing system cannot meet increased load.
  • Makes notes and sketches of proposed changes and refers sketch to drafter, cartographic for detailed work drawings.
  • May investigate low voltage complaints by visiting area and determining if excessive load or power leakage causes defect.
Distribution Field Engineer Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Electrical Engineers

Job family population: 183,370

Estimated population of Distribution Field Engineer jobs: 8,815

Rate of error: 1.3%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Distribution Field Engineer Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Customer Service Field Engineer
Apr 22
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Unified Power
Customer Service Field Engineers with Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) Experience in Jersey City, N ... Power Distribution Units (PDU's) at various customer sites. Responsibilities * Preventive ...
Field Service Engineer - Automated Parking Systems
Apr 15
Hoboken, NJ, USA
Unitronics System Inc
We are seeking several Field Service Engineers to support existing and new automated parking system ... over 160 distributors, sales reps and local service agents worldwide, including over 80 ...
Senior Electrical Power Engineer
May 7
Boonton, NJ, USA
American Electrical Testing Company
The Electrical Power Engineer prepares electrical and power distribution designs for utility ... field testing services for electrical power systems and equipment from low voltage through extra ...
Field Operations Planner, FFS Cranes and Rigging
May 21
Astoria, NY, USA
... Distribution Planning Sr Specialist, Energy Efficiency Demand Management - Program Delivery ... engineering, permitting, equipment selection, and contractor management. + Maintain current ...
Senior Manager, Commercial Advocacy (Field)
Apr 19
New York, NY, USA
Sales and marketing experience required; distribution and finance experience a plus. Solid team ... programming and belief in concept. Who are we? Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine ...
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