Arc Flash Awareness Training – March 30 in Atlanta, GA

By | Announcements from P&D, uPDate

Join OSHA-Authorized General Industry Trainer David Rewitzer, PE, CEM of Hood Patterson & Dewar (HP&D) on Friday, March 30, 2018 for a 1-day Arc Flash Awareness seminar during which participants will learn about the nature of the arc flash problem, OSHA position and enforcement, arc flash labeling, NFPA-70 2018 changes, PPE requirements, and more. The class will take place from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (lunch will be provided) on Friday, March 30 in the P&D Seminar Room at 850 Center Way, Norcross, GA 30071.

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Green Eggs and BLAM!

By | Conduit

Prior to the 2018 version, NFPA 70E simply cautioned that “greater emphasis may be necessary with respect to de-energizing” equipment with incident energy (IE) exceeding 40 cal/cm2, “when exposed to electrical hazards.” This nebulous direction was applied within the industry by simply labeling everything over 40 cals as “Dangerous – No PPE Exists.” In its new 2018 version, NFPA 70E eliminated this cautionary language. This may lead some to infer that working on energized equipment…

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Join Michael Thesing at DistribuTech 2018 for SCADA with Advanced Applications

By | Announcements from P&D, uPDate

SmartGrid experts Michael Thesing and John McDonald bring more than 60 years of combined experience in this area, and share “real world” equipment and project examples to teach Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) with Advanced Applications as part of the Utility University® at DistribuTech®. The course takes place in room 211 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX on Monday, January 22, 2018 (8 a.m. – 5 p.m.). It provides a comprehensive examination of electric utility SCADA systems, as well as adjacent technologies, techniques, and industry best practices…

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Now Hiring: Land Surveying Party Chief

By | Openings at P&D

P&D is seeking an experienced Land Surveying Party Chief to join our Land Surveying department working in the southeastern US. Candidates must be responsible, self-motivated, detail-oriented individuals with demonstrated ability to supervise a crew and…

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Now Hiring: Substation Engineer – Dallas, TX

By | Expired

P&D is seeking a Substation Project Engineer to: Perform detailed design of medium- to high-voltage substations, including one-line diagrams, controls and substation physical layout, etc. Create project estimates and perform QA/QC for deliverables Perform pre-commissioning of…

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Now Hiring: Civil Engineer

By | Expired

Civil Engineer P&D is seeking a motivated senior civil engineer to lead business development efforts and help P&D become a leading provider of civil site, water resource and/or transportation design for public and private projects…

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P&D Publishes New Corporate Brochure

By | uPDate
Patterson & Dewar Engineers, Inc. (P&D) is pleased to announce that we have released our new corporate brochure. As we approach our 70th anniversary, this new  brochure provides an updated look at our company, our culture, and the services we provide. Established in 1947, P&D provides engineering, construction management, and land surveying services from our offices in Atlanta, Nashville, Dallas and Amarillo. P&D specializes in designing and evaluating vital electrical infrastructures, and assists electric utilities, cooperatives,...
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Behind the Scenes with Civil Engineering

By | uPDate

Did you know that every substation, every subdivision, every highway, transmission line, rail station, industrial facility, playground, ball park, airport, runway… they all begin with Civil Engineering? Since 1947, P&D’s civil engineering teams have worked…

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