Transmission Engineer III

Reference JOB-19051

Job Type Engineer

RCS Staffing has an immediate need for an Engineer III in Pitsburgh, PA/Atlanta, GA/Raleigh, NC/Charlotte, NC. This is a Full-Time, Direct Hire, Onsite assignment with our client. 

Overview of YOUR role as a Transmission Engineer III:

You will Provide transmission line design, engineering, technical support, and oversight to a transmission engineering and design team for the purpose of delivering safe, cost-effective, and quality engineering and design services. In addition to providing technical competency and direction on complex engineering and technical problems for transmission line projects, to include renewable energy interconnections as well as grid modernization opportunities.

As a Transmission Engineer III YOU will:

  • Engineering/technical expertise and guidance in the identification, analysis, and resolution of problems.
  • Effective planning, organizing, estimating, scheduling, and monitoring of work activities.
  • Thorough, timely, and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, calculations, and sketches.
  • Continuous improvement of job-related engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills, and performance.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Should be able to understand and create transmission line drawing packages.
  • Support the company’s goals and represent the company positively and professionally.
  • Interact with customer’s internal engineers and technical personnel on a day-to-day basis.
  • Monitor deliverables, schedules, and present solutions to the client.

YOU are the ideal Transmission Engineer III candidate if you have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil / Structural or Electrical Engineering.
  • Registered Professional Engineer with NCEES record.
  • 5+ years of electrical utility Transmission Line design experience (as an employee, contractor, or consultant) with a working knowledge High Voltage Transmission line design at voltage of 69kV and higher. 
  • Technical competency in all aspects of Transmission Line utility design including general arrangement and layout of the structures; understanding of the functions and application of all Line components (hardware, poles, permits, survey, clearances, loading); understanding of foundation design, grounding, lightning and shielding protection, sag and tension limits; etc.
  • Knowledgeable of a complete a detailed bill of material showing all materials required for the construction of Transmission Lines.
  • Ability to ensure that a complete design package (drawings, bill of materials, conduit lists, construction specifications, etc.) are delivered to the client within budget and on time with a high level of quality.
  • Working knowledge of NESC, ASCE, ACI and IEEE.
  • Working knowledge and experience to perform:

    • PLSCADD Line design
    • PLSPOLE structure design.
    • MFAD Foundation design.
    • Total installed cost estimating
    • Specifications and Contract documents.
  • Oversee the work of junior staff and mentor designers/drafters
  • Collaborate, communicate, and liaise effectively with other design disciplines, colleagues, construction contractors, consultants, materials suppliers, and clients
  • Visit sites, advise on transmission line engineering issues, and modify design to solve issues during construction
  • Provide general project management capabilities to coordinate staff, assign tasks, and accomplish projects in an efficient manner
  • Assist the Project Manager in the preparation and review of proposals and contracts
  • Support design needs of permitting activities
  • Experience working in a field or construction environment implementing or verifying engineering drawings.

About Our Client:

Specializing in comprehensive electrical services, from installation to maintenance, our client’s expert team ensures safety and efficiency across residential, commercial, and industrial projects. They deliver tailored solutions with a focus on quality and customer satisfaction.

Who We Are:

RCS Staffing is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States. Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality

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