Civil/Structural Transmission Line Engineer
Burns & McDonnell | USA, Saint Louis
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Our St. Louis office is looking for a Staff Overhead Transmission Line Engineer to support our growing Transmission & Distribution practice. The successful candidate will:
- Perform, lead, and oversee all engineering responsibilities related to overhead transmission line design. This includes PLS-CADD modeling, line routing, structure analysis and loading trees, developing design criteria, sag-tension calculations, wire blowout, swing angle, damper recommendations, structure spotting, clearance reports, wire selection, etc.
- Prepare specifications for construction, hardware, and material for high voltage overhead transmission line (HV OH T-Line); structure design and development; hardware design and selection; and field installation supervision.
- Prepare construction drawings and cost estimates for high voltage overhead transmission lines.
- Additional responsibilities include providing instruction and guidance to less experienced staff members.
Experience as the technical lead on projects and performing quality reviews is a plus. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering from accredited program is required. A professional certification, EIT, and/or a professional engineer licensure is strongly desired. Minimum 3 years of related experience with routing and design of high voltage overhead transmission line facilities (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience). Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a team environment and possess strong analytical and problem solving skills is required. Experience in 69kV to 500kV line design and working knowledge and/or expertise in Power Line system based programs (i.e., PLS, PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, etc.) required.