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Transmission Engineer - Houston, Austin, Chicago, Dallas, Atlanta

  • Location: Houston, 77034
  • Salary: $95k Salary
  • Job Type:Direct Hire

Posted 17 days ago

Summary

As a Transmission Engineer, you will perform 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 Design Engineer I and Design Engineer II, Engineer, and Project Engineer based upon experience and knowledge in the field.  This is direct hire opportunity, based out of a Houston, Austin, Dallas TX offices, The Chicago, IL  or Atlanta, Ga offices. with up to 20% travel.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Generate cost effective design 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 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 requires

Desired Skills and Expertise

  • Bachelor degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degree
  • Experience in transmission line design
  • Successful candidates will have at least 3 years' experience in transmission line design with more senior level positions requiring 7+ years in hands on design
  • Senior level applicants 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.
  • Experience in preparing cost effective designs in an EPC environment
  • 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
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