Transmission Line Engineer - 112

ENTRUST Solutions Group
NY, USA


ENTRUST Solutions Group, an ENR Top 100 company, is a community of people, 2,500+ 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. With first-hand experience operating and maintaining energy infrastructure, our engineering professionals provide expertise in Renewables, Power Services, GIS and Data Solutions, Automation Integration, Pipeline Engineering, Integrity Services, Industrial Solutions, Telecommunications, and Process Safety Management.

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.

We are passionate about what we do, how we do it, and who we do it for. We work with a smile, connect easily with others, and believe that work-life balance and a flexible work environment benefits everyone.

In return for top talent, ENTRUST Solutions Group offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect and the challenge of contributing to the continued success of our organization.

ENTRUST SOLUTIONS GROUP BY THE NUMBERS:

35+ US locations with licenses in all 50 states

3000+ Employees company-wide

31+ Languages in which our employees are fluent

105+ Professional Engineers (PE)



Transmission Line Engineer

Position Summary


The Transmission Line Engineer will be familiar the detailed engineering design and project management of transmission (69 - 500 kV), sub-transmission (23 - 34.5 kV) and distribution line projects. These projects are to include entire new facilities, as well as major additions, rehabilitation, replacement, clearance and lightning improvements, and reconductoring of existing electric power lines. Plans and designs involve compliance with environmental, safety and client standards and policies.

 

Principal Engineer


     Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Structural or Electrical Engineering.

      Master’s Degree in Civil/Structural or Electrical Engineering or an MBA would be advantageous.

      Professional Engineer license

     15+ years of related experience is required

 

Behavioral Competencies

 

      The ability to communicate clearly (both verbally and in writing), working effectively within EN and with counterparts in Client organizations.

      The ability to analyze technical problems and the ability to use engineering knowledge to solve complex problems in new, unique, and cost effective ways.

      Comfortable and effective working in teams and across functional groups that vary from fundamentally technical to non-technical.

     The ability to provide work direction to others team members as required.

      Considers and accurately interprets client’s technical requirements; assigns meaning to information provided.

      Highly motivated, proactive and willing to take on new challenges.

      A demonstrated capability in managing multiple tasks simultaneously and delivering against tight deadlines.


Technical Competencies


      Knowledge of engineering economics, surveying, geographical information systems, electrical engineering, environmental and legal regulations.

      Expertise in AutoCad and/or Microstation and the Power Line Systems suite of software.

      Experience in construction, operations and commissioning practices.

      Familiarity with AISC, ANSI, ASTM & ASCE standards and National Electrical Safety Code.

      Plans, schedules, conducts and/or coordinates detailed phases of engineering assignments involving multiple major projects, requiring the evaluation, application of standards with appropriate modification.

      Determines and documents project estimate, scope and schedule; sets and evaluates design options and criteria for technical merit; conducts field visits, verifies and inspects electrical line assets, equipment parameters and identifies applicable codes and system specification requirements.

      Directs and guides a team of designer/drafters in support of all assigned projects; Assigns project tasks to project team members so that assignments are completed when needed and within budget. Prepare documentation and conduct meetings. Ensure proper accounting procedures are followed. 

      Prepares engineering and design deliverables for transmission lines including plan and profiles, structure loading analysis, structure and foundation design, conductor and shield wire analysis, material selection and construction specifications; Directs, monitors and reviews designs; interfaces with Client. 

      Works with Client and/or construction contractors to develop cut-over procedures to minimize customer outages and maximize personnel safety. Provide engineering support to resolve technical issues that may arise in the different project phases, including field visits. 

      Demonstrate technical expertise in transmission line design and the ability to identify, propose and implement innovative ideas to add value engineering to the projects.

      Testify as an expert witness if required. Interact with legal, real estate and environmental groups in support of licensing/permitting process. 

 

Requirements:

 

As part of the application process the candidate will be required to:

provide authorization to conduct a general background, credit, criminal record, and reference check, and successfully pass these checks.

to take and pass a drug test.

Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the US for a period exceeding 180 days

Candidate must possess, or be able to obtain within 30 days of employment, a valid driver’s license issued by any state in the US.

 


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.


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