Design Engineer - Transmission - 111

ENTRUST Solutions Group
Portland, OR

What We Do:

ENTRUST Solutions Group, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 3,000+ strong, who are committed to our clients and each other. We are diverse, talented, dedicated, and wholly focused on not only meeting the needs of our clients but exceeding their expectations.

We provide comprehensive and dependable engineering, consulting, and automation services to gas and electric utilities, telecommunication service providers, pipeline operators, and industrial companies. 

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Who We Are:

At ENTRUST, we work together as a team to accomplish more than we would individually, delivering innovative engineering solutions to meet our clients’ needs, while consistently maintaining the highest level of ethics and integrity. With 35+ locations and 31+ languages in which our employees are fluent.

In return for top talent, ENTRUST Solutions Group offers:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Generous Paid Time Off and Benefits
  • Unlimited growth opportunities and career development programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Remote opportunities available
  • Positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect

Job Summary:

We are looking for an individual with power transmission line design experience along with the drive and ambition to grow themselves as well as our Transmission Engineering practice. Our ideal candidate will fill the position of Transmission Engineer in our Transmission Engineering Group. The position entails understanding clients’ needs then defining and developing relevant and world-class solutions from design all the way through construction and energization. Additional opportunities include refining work processes, developing business and continuing our tradition of developing and maintaining long term client relationships.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • 6+ months of work experience related to routing and design of high voltage overhead transmission line facilities.
  • Experience in 69kV to 500kV overhead line design including expertise in Power Line Systems based programs (PLS, PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE) is required.
  • Experience in the design of drilled pier foundations.
  • Familiarity with design codes and standards such as NESC, IEC, CSA, IEEE, ANSI, IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, AND ACI 318.
  • Personality to work with other engineering and operational personnel at small-to-medium rural cooperatives and small-to-medium municipalities as well as industrial concerns.
  • Problem-solving and client service orientation.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with highly technical staff, and manage multiple tasks and
  • Experience in developing engineering proposals and cost estimates.
  • Ability to maintain and develop business with both existing and new/identified clients.
  • People-oriented team player.
  • Safety-conscious and aware.
  • Confident handling of the appropriate software for design purposes.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite and AutoCAD.
  • Ability and willingness to travel as needed within the continental U.S.
  • Legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for sponsorship (proper identification required).

Benefits & Salary:

  • This position pays between $60,000 and $75,000 annually and is an exempt position.
  • Benefits offered include company sponsored medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) plan with company match. Also offered are tuition reimbursement, voluntary life, disability, critical illness, accident and hospitalization plans. HSA or FSA medical accounts and FSA dependent care and transportation/parking accounts are also available. These benefits are subject to employee contribution amounts generally set annually.
  • Full time employees are eligible to earn PTO hours.
  • May be eligible for discretionary bonus as determined by the company.

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ENTRUST Solutions Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.