Sargent & Lundy

  • Transmission Line Engineer -- Senior-Level

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
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  • Overview


    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


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

    • Design transmission lines in the 69kV to 500kV range. 
    • Responsibility for cost analyses, development of design criteria, routing and siting of transmission lines. 
    • Responsibility for conductor selection studies, shielding, grounding and induction studies. 
    • Work with vendors and clients to specify transmission line components. 
    • Direct a small project team.

    The position will also offer you the opportunity to:

    • Work with experienced engineers and mentor less experienced staff
    • Work with a diverse client base and interact with the client and other project teams 
    • Occasional travel for site visits and client meetings
    • Develop proposals and cost estimates for new work

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


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


    Essential Skills and experience:

    • This position requires a BSCE or BSEE from an ABET-accredited engineering program 
    • Proficiency with PLS-CADD software to able to review transmission line models
    • 5 or more years of experience as a member of a project team in observing project schedules and budget constraints on diverse transmission assignments that have included the following: transmission line design incorporating code requirements, cost estimate development, schedule creation and coordination, the preparation of specifications for procurement of transmission line materials and construction, and liaising with construction and installation
    • Knowledge to verify/review right of way requirements, conductor sags/tensions, transmission line plan and profile drawings and construction documents
    • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models
    • 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
    • Proficiency with MS Office applications
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Attention to detail

    Valued but not required skills and experience:

    • Have a current PE license or the ability to acquire one within one year 
    • Experience in developing engineering proposals and cost estimates 
    • Experience with scheduling 
    • Proficiency with any of the following programs: PLS-TOWER, SAG10, LPILE, MFAD, ArcGIS, CDEGS, AutoCAD, MicroStation.

    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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