APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 7, 2016
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Transmission Engineering & Specialized Design
Provides engineering solutions to complex problems, recommending actions and consultation in the area of transmission engineering. Acts as a Company resource for expertise in a broad range of issues relating to transmission engineering including transmission capital projects and challenges associated with transmission maintenance projects and initiatives. Engineering involvement in all aspects of transmission line design for new construction, relocation, and upgrades.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES – Functions with percent of time spent performing function
40% Provides transmission engineering and design guidance for transmission line projects ranging from 500 kV to 57 kV. Develop designs, plans, and specifications for transmission line capital and maintenance projects. Evaluate possible alternatives to meet both major and minor transmission line project requirements, including site preparation, foundation design, structure design, specifications, and material orders.
20% Review the work of transmission designers and less experienced engineers.
10% Provide structural design and foundation design for transmission line projects including piers, caissons, and spread footings.
10% Initiate work orders and track expenditures as may be required to implement capital and maintenance project assignments.
5% Understands all applicable safety codes and design concepts pertaining to transmission lines including the NESC and Company design/construction standards.
5% Prepare budgetary cost estimates for transmission line projects to incorporate into the Company capital and O&M budget.
5% Coordinate and work with material manufacturers, contract construction resources, and Company personnel to ensure the integrity and completion of transmission line projects on schedule and within budget.
5% Work with Company surveyors on input to transmission line designs.