Transmission Engineer

Columbia, SC

Posted: 05/28/2024 Job Number: 30682

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Transmission Engineer to join their team.

 The focus of the role will be creating Transmission Line Design work though some substation design will get mixed in as well

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Create detailed electrical system layouts, plans, material lists, and construction arrangement drawings for the build out and upkeep of utility transmission and distribution substation facilities.  
  • Develop design packages including general arrangement, ground grids, conduit layouts, elevation views, bill of materials, conduit schedule and equipment specifications. 
  • Engineer and design transmission lines that are safe, economical, and adhere to accepted engineer practices. 
  • Collaborate and provide technical direction to clients, peer engineers, designers, and drafters. 
  • Mentor and review work of subordinate engineering professionals. 
  • Assist with scopes, estimates, schedules and proposals as necessary. 
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned. 
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • 10 Plus years of Utility design experience (focus on Transmission design)
  • PE
  • Understanding of the utility power grid (power generation, transmission & distribution system)
  • Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  
  • Ability to calculate forces acting on structures and equipment, resolve geometric and trigonometric problems to calculate geographical position and direction of forces.  
  • PLSCADD knowledge

Salary:  $90-$110K
Location:  Columbia, SC
Duration:  Permanent

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Meet Your Recruiter

Tony Harvey
Technical Recruiter

With over 25 years of service with Selectek, the only people with more years in the company than Tony are the owners. Upon receiving his bachelor’s degree in business management from the Pennsylvania State University, Tony moved to Georgia and began his professional career at Selectek. Tony’s extensive experience in the industry has helped Selectek find positions for even the most specialized of engineers. Outside the office, Tony can be seen around Atlanta running in various local 5-10K road races, lifting weights, or watching his Nittany Lions with fellow alumni at the local Penn State Atlanta Chapter.

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