Performs engineering work with a focus on transmission line design including both civil and electrical practices. Requires knowledge of transmission systems from 34.5kV to 500kV with familiarity with basic principles related to line design and practices related to this specialization. Successful candidates may be placed in job titles ranging from Senior Engineer, Project Engineer, or Senior Project Engineer based upon experience and knowledge in the field.
Education / Experience
Bachelor degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering from an accredited university. Knowledge and demonstrated experience in transmission line design; successful candidates will have at least 7 years; experience in transmission line design with more senior level positions requiring 10 years or more in hands on design. Must be a licensed professional engineer with ability to become licensed in multiple states or must be able to gain license within one year of hire.
Minimum 7 years experience in actual hands on design work
Experience in preparing cost effective designs in EPC environment
Effective oral and written communication skills
Knowledge and understanding of transmission engineering, including routing issues, conductor selection, structure determination, plan and profile development, material takeoffs, etc.
Knowledge and understanding of structure and foundation design
Knowledge of common engineering application software, particularly such tools as PLS-CADD
Knowledge and understanding of engineering standards including NESC, IEEE, ASCE, ACI and ANSI that apply to transmission design
Extensive knowledge of design documents and drawings necessary for a complete a project
Duties & Responsibilities
Employee may be called upon to perform any or all of the following functions:
Generate cost effective designs for high voltage electrical transmission lines
Represent the Engineering department and participate in inter-department meetings
Attend meetings with customers as needed to support the Sales department and the engineers
Monitor team progress and activities to ensure projects remain on schedule, within budget and exceed customer expectations
Able to perform transmission line engineering work independently.
Balance innovation and standardization of work processes
Project Engineer or Senior Project Engineer level individuals will ensure that projects meet quality and schedule objectives
Travel out of town for short periods of time as required by assignments
Other duties as required