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Transmission Line DC Engineer

Augusta, ME 04330

Posted: 01/19/2019 Job Number: 20385

This role requires the review of engineering deliverables on behalf of the Owner .

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Overhead Transmission Line Engineer or Structural Substation Engineer. On a team performing all aspects of design for high voltage and EHV overhead transmission line projects including line routing, structure spotting, structural analysis and design, foundation design, insulator and hardware selection, conductor and shield wire selection, drainage, grading, permitting, material specification and technical support for construction. Keenly focused on production of high quality work and supports continuous improvement efforts. Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects. Projects follow a budget, schedule, and quality requirements. 

A more experienced candidate will review other’ s engineering work or assignments and serves as the responsible charge for a project. Actively coordinates with internal and external team members on transmission line projects for the world’ s top electric utilities. Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers and may determine the key clients in some instances. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work. Provides support to business development or pursuit activities. Serves as an overhead transmission line design technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams. Assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required. Participates in career planning, and learning and development.

MUST have High Voltage Design Experience

Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 1 year related work experience 

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Experience in the field of high voltage overhead transmission line design including line routing, structure spotting, structural analysis and design, foundation design, insulator and hardware selection, conductor and shield wire selection, material specification and technical support for construction with proficiency in use of PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE, structure spotting, structural analysis and design, foundation design, insulator and hardware selection, conductor and shield wire selection, drainage, grading, permitting. Familiarity with the National Electrical Safety Code and Professional Engineer License strongly preferred for those with 5 or more years of experience. EIT/FE strongly preferred. Proficient in or familiar with use of PLS-TOWER. Proficient in the use of drilled pier foundation design software such as FAD or LPILE. 

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