(2479) Transmission line engineer
Job Description The Power Line Engineer is the individual assigned as the primary discipline design engineer creating the technical specifications, calculations, and drawings in support of a power line project or projects. Engineer must be technically capable to learn through self-study and use specialty software programs to facilitate the design. The engineer will monitor the discipline specific products ensuring they are completed on schedule and within budget in accordance with the following: Applicable federal, state, regional, and local laws and requirements, specifically state administrative codes, NESC, NES, and RUS Client Standards and specifications Mott MacDonald’s Project Procedures. Working with Engineering Project Engineers, Project Managers, and Supervisor to design the specific project products; calculations, specifications, drawings, and reports. Ensuring that the Engineering work and Engineering support of Mott MacDonald is performed in a technically sound manner and completed in accordance with the Engineering Project Procedures and specific Contract requirements. Responsible for the Quality and Compliance of deliverables. Reviewing deliverables to ensure they are consistent, sound and compliant Engineering/technical skills in the identification, analysis, and resolution of problems. Effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, and monitoring of personal work activities Thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations, and sketches. Continuous improvement of job-related, engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills, and performance. Accurate records and files. Determining the scope of and level of effort required for the Project Design. Verifying that the Design Reviews have been performed and that Reviewer comments or issues raised are closed. Candidate Specification Specific technical or other skills required: P.E. Not Required, however the candidate must be authorized and able to apply and obtain a PE License within two years. Passing score on the EIT exam is preferred BS in Electrical Engineering preferred, other Engineering disciplines considered 3+ years of industry experience Background in power system design for electrical alternating current (AC) underground and overhead lines. Power system design experience in High Voltage and Extra High Voltage, direct current (DC) overhead and underground lines Renewables experience strongly desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Software or specialized equipment skills: Experience with some technical applications such as: CDEGS, PLS CADD; CymCAPP; ETAP; AutoCAD; Bentley; etc. Excel, Word and Microsoft office suite This position can be based in any of our energy offices including: Westwood, Charlotte, Plymouth, Raleigh and Austin.