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Transmission Line Design Engineer - Entry Level

PIC Group, Inc.

Location: Marietta, GA US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: Entry Level
Date Posted: August 12, 2022
Reference Code: 7743
At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence. We recruit the strongest candidates in the power generation industry. As a global service provider, we continually seek talented individuals.

Title: Transmission Design Engineer - Entry Level

Position Type: Direct Hire

Location: Marietta, GA (metro Atlanta)

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Status: Exempt

Job Summary:

Start your career and apply today for this leading company in Utility Services sector experiencing extreme growth in the United States. This Entry Level position reports to the Engineering Manager p roviding technical competency and direction on complex engineering and technical problems for transmission line projects. This includes renewable energy interconnections as well as grid modernization projects. The Transmission Design Engineer is expected to eventually lead discipline work for projects, perform engineering duties, and manage project schedules and budgets. This position will also support proposal development and project cost estimating . Relocation assistance is available and the opportunity to work with some of the best in the industry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis, and resolution of problems.
  • Effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, and monitoring of work activities.
  • Thorough, timely, and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations, and sketches.
  • Continuous improvement of job-related engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills, and performance.
  • Support the company's goals and represent the company positively and professionally.
  • Interact with customer's internal engineers and technical personnel on a day-to-day basis.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with customers.
  • Monitor deliverables, schedules, and present solutions to the client.
  • Collaborate, communicate, and liaise effectively with other design disciplines, colleagues, construction contractors, consultants, materials suppliers, and clients.
  • Provide thorough, timely, and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations, and sketches.
  • Effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, and monitoring of work activities.
  • Monitor deliverables, schedules, and present solutions to the client.
  • Visit sites, advise on transmission line engineering issues, and modify design to solve issues during construction.
  • Provide general project management capabilities to accomplish projects in an efficient manner.
  • Assist the Project Manager in the preparation and review of proposals and contracts.
  • Support design needs of permitting activities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Job Requirements:
  • E xperience working in a field or construction environment implementing or verifying engineering drawings.
  • Understanding of basic engineering theories and principles.
  • Understanding of basic practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting recommendations.
  • Ability to work alone or with limited supervision.
  • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Understanding of basic electrical engineering concepts as they impact civil-structural designs.
  • Ability to ensure that a complete design package (drawings, bill of materials, conduit lists, construction specifications, etc.) are delivered to the client within budget and on time with a high level of quality.
  • Technical competency or familiarity with general aspects of transmission line utility design including general arrangement and layout of the structures.
  • Understanding of the functions and application of all line components (hardware, poles, permits, survey, clearances, loading).
  • Understanding of foundation design, grounding, lightning and shielding protection, sag, and tension limits.
  • Knowledgeable of a complete and detailed bill of material showing all materials required for the construction of transmission lines.
  • Ability to ensure that a complete design package (drawings, bill of materials, conduit lists, construction specifications, etc.) are delivered to the client within budget and on time with a high level of quality.
  • Working knowledge of NESC, ASCE, ACI and IEEE.
  • Working knowledge and experience to perform to include PLSCADD Line design, PLSPOLE structure design, MFAD Foundation design, total installed cost, estimating, and specifications and contract documents.

Physical Requirements:
  • Sitting at workstation for extended periods of time viewing monitors.
  • Working on keyboard and using computer mouse.

Education / Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or University in Engineering (must be accredited by ABET) is required.
  • At least one year of experience as an Engineer with the industry in the field of power delivery.
  • Certification of Engineer in Training (EIT) and working towards PE license is preferred.
  • Experience in electrical utility industry in the field of power delivery is preferable but not required.

PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted.
About this Employer‍

PIC Group, Inc., established in 1988 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a global provider of service solutions to the power generation industry. PIC Group’s comprehensive portfolio of services supports all aspects of power project development including installation, outage, commissioning and start-up, operations and maintenance, documentation and training, and project support. As of March 2008, PIC Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, a publicly listed company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.