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Mid-Level Transmission Line Engineer

Join Sargent & Lundy, a global leader in power and energy, as a Mid-Level Transmission Line Engineer in Washington, DC. Full-time, hybrid schedule.

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.

Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.

  • Quality – We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.
  • Accountability – Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.
  • Our People – We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.
  • Our Clients – We deliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.
  • Innovation – Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.
  • Meaningful Impact – We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.

Responsibilities

This position offers a hybrid schedule with the expectation of 3 days per week in the office, and the remainder remote / virtual.

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 degree 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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About the role

Jan 16, 2024

Full Time

Company

Jul 13, 2024

Hybrid

Washington, DC, United States

Mid-Level

UTC-05:00

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