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Transmission Line Design Engineer - Senior Level

PIC Group, Inc.

Location: Marietta, GA US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 5+ years
Date Posted: August 11, 2022
Reference Code: 7722
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 - Senior

Position Type: Direct Hire

Location: Marietta GA (metro Atlanta)

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Status: Exempt

Job Summary:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Create transmission line design project drawings and packages from existing standards based on client standards and industry best practices
  • 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
  • Mentor designers/drafters
  • Collaborate, communicate, and liaise effectively with other design disciplines, colleagues, construction contractors, consultants, materials suppliers, and clients
  • 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
  • Monitor deliverables, schedules, and present solutions to the client
  • Continuous improvement of job-related engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills, and performance

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.
  • Effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, and monitoring of work activities
  • 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
  • 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 a 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 of Science in Civil / Structural or Electrical Engineering
  • Professional Engineering License required
  • 5+ years of electrical utility Transmission Line design experience (as an employee, contractor, or consultant) with a working knowledge High Voltage Transmission line design at voltage of 69kV and higher.

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.