Senior Transmission Line Engineer

Sargent Lundy
Elkridge, MD
Jul 17, 2017
Aug 07, 2017
Full Time
Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide. With a highly professional and experienced staff solely dedicated to the energy business, we have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects. This position will offer you the ability to apply and expand your knowledge of transmission line engineering including, conductors, hardware, insulation, structures, foundations and electrical principles to: Design transmission lines in the 69kV to 765kV range. Be responsible for cost analyses, development of design criteria, routing and siting of transmission lines.Be responsible for conductor selection studies, shielding, grounding and induction studies.Work with vendors and clients to specify transmission line components.Be able to review transmission line models in PLS-CADD, verify right of way requirements, conductor sags, and transmission line plan and profile drawings. The position will also require you to be able to direct a small project team. Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package. Essential skills and experience: This position requires a BSCE or BSEE from an ABET-accredited engineering program.Proficiency with PLS-CADD software 5 or more 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, cost estimate development, schedule creation and coordination, the preparation of specifications for procurement of transmission line materials and construction, and liaising with construction and installation.Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models.Familiarity with design codes and standards such as NESC, IEC, CSA, IEEE, ANSI, IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, and ACI 318.Proficiency with MS Office applications.Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Attention to detail. Valued but not required skills and experience: Have a current PE license or the ability to acquire one within one year.Proficiency with any of the following programs: PLS-TOWER, SAG10, LPILE, MFAD, ArcGIS, CDEGS, AutoCAD, MicroStation. Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

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