Assistant Project Design

Fond du Lac
Full Time

Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build stronger communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what’s next in energy. When our employees say “I am energy,” it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We reward our highly hardworking and dedicated teams and give them the support they need to ensure their safety, wellness and financial security for themselves and their families.

If you enjoy challenges, have strong communication skills and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy. 

What sets us apart?

  • Alliant Energy offers a full compensation package. Benefits include Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Employer Cash Contribution, Long and Short-Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance. 
  • Year after year, Alliant Energy is recognized by major publications and foundations as a top employer and leader in the areas of equity and sustainability. This includes Newsweek’s list of Most Responsible Companies, Forbes list of Best Midsize Employers, a perfect Corporate Equality Index Score as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality and being named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index.  
  • Our employees make a difference through their work and personal activities. In 2021, employees, retirees and our charitable foundation collectively contributed $11.5 million and volunteered over 75,000 hours.  

Job Summary

The Assistant Project Design position performs clerical and customer service work for our Operating Center. The person in this role assists project designers in routine field work and answers general customer inquiries.

What you will do

  • Answers customer inquiries regarding construction status and requirements.
  • Coordinates customer construction requests through engineering, construction, and customer billings.
  • As directed, performs customer contact and design work for “simple services” which generally do not require a site visit.
  • Obtains information from engineering prints and sketches and enters design data.
  • Obtains information and inputs construction requests. Assists in prioritizing and scheduling.
  • As directed, assembles work orders and sketches from field notes, assists with staking, measuring and other similar and related field work, and installs location number tags.
  • Compiles statistical information and prepares summaries and reports from records and accumulated data such as underground statistics, inactive gas services, gas contractor billings, line clearance records and billings, accident reports, non-commodity design and construction.
  • Prepares and processes various documents and forms associated with the engineering, accounting, and operating departments as necessary.
  • Maintains records and files and performs data entry pertaining to gas and electric work orders, inactive gas services, gas service record cards, leak valve records (LVR) and other related information systems, customer billing, Digger’s Hotline, and others as necessary.
  • Maintains local copies of electric area maps, switch diagrams, gas area maps, gas key maps, and street light maps.
  • Performs other duties which are similar, related or incidental to this position.

Required Experience

  • 1 year of technical training beyond high school or 3 years of company engineering/operating experience

Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated skill and accuracy in computations and record keeping
  • Familiarity with drafting.
  • Demonstrated ability and skills to handle customer contacts in a manner that encourages positive customer relations
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity and demonstrated ability to work with computer systems.
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you’re looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we’re the right company for you.

It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it.

Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant’s qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.


The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


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