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Transmission Line Engineer

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Locations in Houston and Austin TX

The Transmission Line Engineer will have the following responsibilities:
Performs engineering work with a focus on transmission line design including both civil and electrical practices
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
The ideal candidate should meet the qualifications below:
Bachelors Degree in Civil, Structural or Electrical Engineering is required (We encourage Mechanical Engineers who have experience in consulting/EPC to also apply)
5-10 years of experience in transmission line design
Experience working with transmission systems from 34.5kV to 500kV within an EPC firm or contractor
PE is preferred and required for individuals who have 10 years of experience
Candidate should have taken Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam
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
Experience working with PLS-CADD (must have, this is what they work in)
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 to complete a project
Effective oral and written communication skills

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