Transmission Line Engineer

Richmond, Virginia, United States

Job Reference 1242848

Location Richmond, Virginia, United States

Industry Power - Distribution & Transmission

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 6, 2024

We are seeking skilled Transmission Engineers with experience in substation projects to join our client's team on a 12-months assignment in Richmond, VA

Our client is a leader in the energy industry, committed to delivering reliable power and innovative solutions to customers.

Job Description: As a Transmission Engineer, you will play a critical role in the design, coordination, and management of transmission line projects, focusing on substation integration and regulatory compliance.

  • Engineer and coordinate transmission line activities, ensuring adherence to engineering standards and project specifications.
  • Provide technical guidance and approval for the work of engineers involved in transmission projects.
  • Prepare project scopes, estimates, and budgets for transmission projects.
  • Support permitting, construction, field operations, and maintenance groups throughout project lifecycles.
  • Offer technical expertise and address inquiries regarding underground transmission lines from civic groups, government agencies, and media representatives.
  • Participate in project informational meetings, public workshops, and prepare State Corporation Commission CPCN applications.
  • Design and analyze transmission systems, including substation layouts and integration.
  • Develop engineering specifications and standards for transmission line projects.
  • Collaborate with project teams to ensure successful execution of transmission projects within scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Manage vendor relationships and oversee quality control processes related to transmission equipment and materials.
  • Conduct feasibility studies and technical assessments for transmission system upgrades and expansions.
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Proven experience (minimum 4 years) in transmission engineering, with a focus on substation design and integration.
  • Strong proficiency in engineering software/tools for transmission system analysis and design.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to convey technical information effectively.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and industry standards in transmission system design and substation integration.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional Engineering (PE) license is a plus.
  • Experience working in the energy or utility industry.
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Opportunity to work with a leading energy company on impactful transmission projects.
  • Potential for career development and growth within the organization.
  • Per diem available to non-local candidates.

Application Process: If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please submit your resume outlining your qualifications and relevant experience. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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