REMOTE Transmission Line Engineer

Post Date

Nov 10, 2023



ZIP/Postal Code

Sep 18, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Electrical Engineering

Req #


Pay Rate

$122k - $183k (estimate)

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Senior Line Design Engineer (Remote) for our Power Division. The Transmission Line Design Engineer is responsible for the all design activities pertaining transmission line projects in accordance with all applicable codes and standards. The successful candidate will work within a multi-discipline team to design transmission lines that meet or exceed our customers requirements while ensuring performance, costs and the technology selected are optimized. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Additional Responsibilities:
Client Interactions

Participate in the development of proposals; engage the customer during the proposal phase as well during the execution of the project
Participate in providing regular progress updates to the customer
Meet all agreed project and customer deadlines
Transmission Line Design

Design of transmission line facilities including line layout, structure selection, conductor configuration, insulation selection, conductor selection, shielding and grounding and transmission line studies and calculations. Designs to meet both utility and industry standards and to take into account advances in transmission line knowledge and technology
Review of internal and external designs for code compliance, design practice and ensure that the designs submitted result in lower overall costs for customers
Preparation of project specifications for material and equipment purchase and installation
Keep abreast of advances and changes in transmission line technology, products as well as the transmission line market and industry

Required Skills & Experience

A degree in Electrical/Structural/Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution, with a minimum of 5-10 years experience in transmission line design
A registered Professional Engineer (PE license)
Demonstrated experience in all aspects associated with transmission line design, construction, test and commissioning and operation/maintenance
Working knowledge of PLS-CADD and related design software required
Familiarity with the ANSI, IEEE, IEC standards, CEC and National Electrical Code
Demonstrated ability to manage engineering tasks within budget and to an agreed timeline and deadlines
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Occasional travel to job sites (local and overseas) is required
Able to provide mentorship and guidance to junior staff

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

Experience in energy storage applications.
Experience with utility scale solar generation modeling, design, construction, operation, and/or development.
Bringing a book of business with them

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.