Lead Transmission Engineer

  • Austin, TX +1
  • $90,000 - $150,000
  • Managed by Jobot Pro: George Yenque
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A bit about us:

We specializes in providing transmission and substation design, project management, surveying, aerial mapping, and LiDAR services. Our clients are primarily investor-owned utilities, municipalities, co-ops and mining operations throughout the US and Caribbean. We also serve surveyors, civil engineers, waste management, land developers and contractors.

Why join us?

We foster a culture of empowerment, innovation, stability, and diversity.

Job Details

As a Lead Engineer, you will provide leadership and senior-level engineering/technical expertise on complex electric transmission design projects for high-voltage (HV) and extra high-voltage (EHV) overhead utility systems.

Some of the main responsibilities will be to ensure the team is meeting client requirements; both quality and schedule deadlines as well as ensuring the team is engaged and their input is valued.
This role will require you to be hands-on and manage, prepare, review and/or provide guidance for line routing, survey coordination, PLS-CADD modeling, structure design, foundation design, clearance checks, plan/profile development, material specification and procurement, constructability evaluations, work order package preparation, permitting, vendor/subcontractor coordination and construction support.

  • Supervise a team of engineers, technicians, and drafters.
  • Communicate clear expectations, goals, and vision.
  • Manage the performance of the team and delegate project work.
  • Motivate, coach and mentor team members.
  • Manage projects, ensure quality of work and on-time delivery.
  • Review and approve engineering design submittals.
  • Develop lasting relationships with clients.
  • Estimate projects and develop proposals.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (required)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification (required)
  • 10+ years of related transmission line engineering experience in the electric utility industry (required)
  • Extensive experience using PLS-CADD (required)
  • Extensive experience with design codes and standards such as: NESC, IEEE, ASCE and ACI
  • Extensive experience liaising with substation, environmental, real estate, construction, and maintenance stakeholders.
  • Deep understanding of industry standards and methods (engineering, procurement, and construction)
  • Strong project management skills and experience
  • Ability to work in a safe manner and always obey safety regulations.
  • Adept self-starter who thrives in an unstructured, varied and deadline-driven work environment.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to coach other team members and provide direction for projects.
  • Strong ability to collaborate with team members as well as peers in the electrical utility industry.
  • Effective business and technical communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)

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Job Details
Managed by Jobot Pro
Austin, TX
Dallas, TX
Job Type
$90,000 - $150,000