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Transmission Line Project Engineer (Management Level)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH142397
  • Location: USA, Georgia, Atlanta
  • Sector: Transmission and Distribution, Power
  • Salary: bonus + overtime + relocation assistance
  • Date posted: 15/07/2019

Essential Responsibilities

  • Lead a project design team
  • Responsible for the quality/schedule/budget of the transmission line engineering deliverables
  • Required to apply engineering stamp on the drawings prepared under his/her responsible charge
  • Design high voltage transmission lines of 69kV to 500kV range
  • Provide cost analyses, development of design criteria, routing and siting of transmission lines


  • Working knowledge of the PLS-CADD suite of design software tools and well versed in the design of wood, steel, and concrete pole structures; experience in lattice tower design a plus
  • 6+ years of experience as a member of a project team in observing project schedules and budget constraints on diverse transmission assignments that have included the following:
    * Transmission line design incorporating code requirements
    * Transmission line routing, right of way selection, sag and tension
    * Plan and profile, cost estimate development, schedule creation and coordination
    * Preparation of specifications for procurement and construction of transmission lines

  • High Voltage transmission line design experience, 69kV to 500kV (HVDC transmission design experience is a plus)
  • Proficiency with any of the following programs: PLS-TOWER, SAG10, LPILE, MFAD, ArcGIS, CDEGS, AutoCAD, MicroStation
  • Proficiency in writing and providing support documentation for engineering calculations
  • Familiarity with design codes and standards: NESC, IEC, CSA, IEEE, ANSI, IBC, ASCE

Preferred Education / Certifications

  • Current PE registration in the US
  • BSCE or BSEE from an ABET - accredited engineering program

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