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Transmission Line Engineer

Fort Worth, TX 76137

Posted: 06/28/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 38651 Remote/Work From Home Jobs: Work from home flexibility

Job Description

Job Title: Transmission Line Engineer
Type: Direct Hire
Work Location: Hybrid in Fort Worth, TX; Lakewood, CO; San Diego, CA; Vancouver, WA

This is a professional position responsible for the planning, directing, training, coordinating civil/structural analysis, and project completion of distribution lines and/or high voltage electrical transmission lines.  Assignments will include the completion of: calculations, construction drawings, contracts, technical specifications, design standards, as well as the application of those designs for the construction of distribution and/or transmission lines.  The successful candidate will possess a broad and deep understanding of engineering principles and practices, and the ability to apply that knowledge and experience to all aspects of training, project scope, schedule, budget, construction, and overall project completion.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform civil/structural engineering analyses and design for distribution/transmission line layout and design through 500kV
  • Prepares, reviews, and able to train on a variety of complex engineering deliverables
  • Conduct/coordinate and contribute to design review meetings for projects or as assigned
  • Create and support construction contracts, material standards, and technical specifications
  • Create/develop drawing packages for bidding, construction, as-built, and submittal purposes
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or material selection
  • Coordinate construction activities with technical support and timely review of submittals
  • Self-motivated capable of working independently or in a team toward the timely completion of assigned projects
  • Effective verbal and written communication including technical writing skills
  • Effectively communicate project scopes, budgets, and schedules
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets for projects
  • Develops training modules and initiatives at the directive of the Principal Engineer
  • Remain knowledgeable of development in regulations, laws, standards, and best practices applicable to our functional area, including but not limited to, Standards of Conduct, NERC Reliability, and the National Electric Safety Code
  • Provide technical direction and assistance to others, as required
  • Aide in the direction of work for others, as required
  • Serve as supporting contact with construction field crews and project management on complex projects
  • Provides support to business development or pursuit activities

Required Skills & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or other similarly related engineering disciplines
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Colorado or California.
  • Extensive knowledge of civil/structural transmission line design
  • Advanced knowledge of PLS-CADD, PLS-Pole, Tower, and MFAD
  • Advanced knowledge of civil engineering principles and practices, including computer applications
  • Extensive knowledge of field techniques for construction of transmission lines
  • Extensive knowledge of surveying techniques, practices, and procedures
  • Extensive knowledge of safe working practices related to electric transmission lines
  • Eight+ (8+) years of experience in Civil/Structural engineering, preferably related to electric transmission line design.
  • Willingness to travel up to 25% of the time on an annual basis.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to perform all of the essential functions of this position.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong team player:  Accomplish tasks by working with others and recognizing how his/her decisions may impact the team and have a willingness to seek input from others
  • Quality:  Accomplish tasks with a high level of quality so rework and corrections are minimal or nonexistent
  • Time Management:  Have the ability to successfully plan and accomplish tasks within an established timeline
  • Computer proficiency in operating a personal computer and standard business office applications including Microsoft Office, AutoCAD, PLS-CADD, SAG-10, LPile, MFAD, and other related applications
  • Ability to analyze problems and develop effective solutions at both strategic and functional levels
  • Work independently with minimal direction as a highly motivated self-starter

Big Bonus Points if you Have:
  • An advanced engineering degree
  • A desire to learn Project Management techniques and/or Construction methods
  • Experience in other industries related to Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Interest in or member of an industry organization (ASCE, IEEE, NESC, etc.)

Job Requisition # 38651
A reasonable estimate of the Base Salary for this role is $130,000 - $195,000. The disclosed pay range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled.  The compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case, such as skills and experience levels.


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