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Transmission Line Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: New York
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/09/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
This role provides engineering/technical expertise on complex electric transmission design projects for high-voltage (HV) and extra high-voltage (EHV) overhead utility systems.

Specifically, the position manages, prepares, reviews and/or provides guidance for line routing, survey coordination, PLS-CADD modeling, structure design, foundation design, clearance checks, plan/profile development, material specification and procurement, constructability evaluations, work order package preparation, permitting, vendor/subcontractor coordination and construction support.

What You Will Be Doing:

Develop and approve PLS-CADD Criteria
Finalize PLS-CADD models
Schedule project tasks for project support team
Attend client stakeholder meetings
Complete design review meetings with the client
Mentor/train other engineering team members
Provide input on special design questions
Attend internal design review meetings
What You Bring:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET approved 4-year college or university (required)
Professional Engineer (PE) certification (required)
4-7 years of related transmission line engineering experience in the electric utility industry (required)
Experience in using PLS-CADD for designing transmission lines (required)
Experience with PLS-TOWER an asset
Strong experience with design codes and standards such as NESC, IEC, CSA, IEEE, ANSI, IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, and ACI 318.
Strong experience with liaising substation, environmental, right-of-way construction and maintenance stakeholders
Demonstrated ability in the application of engineering theories and principles
Increasingly proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, preparing and presenting recommendations

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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