Transmission Engineer

Columbia, SC

Posted: 05/28/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 30681

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Transmission Engineer to join their team. The Engineer provides expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems. Resolves highly complex technical issues and conducts advanced research. The Engineer recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Has extensive engineering knowledge and is considered an expert in one or more engineering specialties. The Engineer is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. The position will be expected to lead projects and oversee work of the CAD team as well as more junior engineers.

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

Pay: 90k + DOE
Term- Direct Hire

Meet Your Recruiter

David Michaud
Account Manager

After more than eighteen years at Selectek, Dave has the know-how to serve our clients as an account manager. Originally from New Jersey, Dave found the staffing industry by pure luck. After a move down south and time spent in Columbia, SC earning a degree in psychology at the University of South Carolina, Dave found himself in Atlanta hoping to learn new things. Selectek presented the perfect opportunity, and Dave quickly moved from technical recruiter to account manager. After hours and on weekends, Dave is a craft beer connoisseur; he loves tasting new brews across Atlanta’s pub scene, at live music festivals, or while watching the Yankees or the Jets play.

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