Sargent & Lundy

Associate Transmission Line Engineer

City
Chattanooga
State
TN
Country
United States
Area of Interest
Engineering
Type
Full Time - Regular
Job ID
2019-2239

Overview

COVID-19 Precaution: Virtual Interviews

Our commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. Because the health of our employees and candidates is a top priority, we will be conducting our hiring process virtually and conducting interviews via phone or video until further notice. We will provide candidates selected for interviews with all the required instructions. Thank you for your interest in Sargent & Lundy.

 

 

 

Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services—from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance—with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

 

Sargent & Lundy's Core Values
We are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

  • Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business
  • Focus on client satisfaction in all activities
  • Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff
  • Communicate openly and honestly
  • Improve continuously

Responsibilities

This position will offer you the ability to directly apply your knowledge of transmission line engineering including, conductors, hardware, insulation, structures, foundations and electrical principles to:

  • Design transmission lines in the 69kV to 765kV range. 
  • Perform structural analysis and design of pole, lattice, framed, and guyed structures.
  • Perform foundation designs.
  • Perform conductor selection studies, shielding, grounding and induction studies.
  • Develop cost estimates and schedules and prepare specifications for the procurement of transmission line materials and construction. 
  • Specify transmission line components.
  • Model transmission lines in PLS-CADD, determine right of way requirements, calculate conductor sags, and develop transmission line plan and profile drawings. 
  • Review vendor submittals.

Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package.

Qualifications

We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

 

Essential skills and experience:

  • This position requires a BSEE or BSCE from an ABET-accredited engineering program. 
  • Related engineering, internship or co-op work experience.
  • Proficiency with PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE.
  • Three or more years related experience in transmission line engineering.
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles including basic transmission line engineering.
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models.
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, and designation as an Engineer in Training.
  • Proficiency with any of the following programs: PLS-TOWER, SAG10, LPILE, MFAD, ArcGIS, CDEGS, AutoCAD, Microstation.
  • Experience in writing and providing support documentation for engineering calculations.
  • Familiarity with design codes and standards such as NESC, IEC, CSA, IEEE, ANSI, IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, and ACI 318.

 

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

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