The Bergaila Companies

  • Transmission Engineer

    Posted Date 2 days ago(1/17/2019 5:02 PM)
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  • Overview

    We are currently seeking a Transmission Engineer for a direct opportunity in Houston, TX. Our client is  a leading national provider of technical services to the electric utility, power generation, industrial, renewable and energy industries.


    The Transmission Engineer performs engineering work with a focus on transmission line design including both civil and electrical practices. 


    Responsibilities include: 


    - Generating cost effective design for high voltage electrical transmission lines

    - Representing the Engineering department and participate in inter-department meetings

    - Attending meetings with customers as needed to support the Sales department and the engineers

    - Monitoring team progress and activities to ensure projects remain on schedule, within budget and exceed customer expectations

    - Able to perform transmission line engineering work independently

    - Balance innovation and standardization of work processes

    - Project Engineer level individuals will ensure that projects meet quality and schedule objectives

    - Travel out of town for short periods of time as required by assignments

    - Other duties as requires


    - Bachelor degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degrees, from an accredited university.  

    - Experience in transmission line design; successful candidates will have at least 3 years; experience in transmission line design with more senior level positions requiring 7 years or more in hands on design.  

    - Senior level applicants must be a licensed professional engineer with ability to become licensed in multiple states or must be able to gain license within one year of hire.

    - Experience in preparing cost effective designs in an EPC environment

    - Knowledge and understanding of transmission engineering, including routing issues, conductor selection, structure determination, plan and profile development, material takeoffs, etc

    - Knowledge and understanding of structure and foundation design

    - Knowledge of common engineering application software, particularly such tools as PLS-CADD

    - Knowledge and understanding of engineering standards including NESC, IEEE, ASCE, ACI and ANSI that apply to transmission design

    - Extensive knowledge of design documents and drawings necessary to complete a project

    - Effective oral and written communication skills


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