Transmission line engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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
  • Job Profile

    Mott MacDonald is a $2bn engineering, management and development consultancy. We’re one of the largest and most diverse firms of our kind in the world with over 16,000 staff working out of 180 principal offices, delivering projects in 150 countries.

    Our global business is multisector, spanning buildings, communications, defense, education, environment, health, international development, industry, mining, oil and gas, power, transport, urban development, water and wastewater.

    Equal employment opportunity is the law. English version, Spanish version, Chinese version.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or disability status.* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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