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Senior Transmission Line Project Engineer

Company: Stantec Inc.
Location: Satsuma
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Transmission Line Project Engineer - ( 220002JF )

Description

At Stantec, we approach every project we undertake - whether at the local, regional, or international level - thoughtfully, and execute it with excellence across all project phases. We partner with our clients to design fit-for-purpose solutions that address their communities' unique needs. Our experts lead their fields and guide our work with technical excellence, an innovative spirit, and a vision for growth. We are a place where you can apply your passion and collaborate with top talent on work that's critical to our clients, our communities, and the Power & Dams industry at large.

Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you'll work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you'll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world's top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

We are currently looking for a Transmission Project Engineer to support our Wyomissing, PA or Lake Mary, FL or Jacksonville, FL office, working remotely is also an option. This position is ideal for an excellent communicator and skilled problem solver, with a commitment to thrive in a proactive organization where client service and individual excellence are paramount. We offer you the opportunity to challenge your abilities in a dynamic and diversified team environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

* The successful candidate will use his/her technical abilities to plan, analyze, and design a variety of transmission line projects primarily with the utilities and other type of projects with multiple stakeholders.


* In addition, he/she will report directly to a Senior Project Engineer or Project Manager and will have primarily transmission line project planning, analysis, and design responsibilities.


* Solid understanding of transmission line project scope & deliverables. Having the ability to identify scope creep and provide immediate input and coordinate with Senior Project Engineer or Project Manager to remedy the situation.


* Coordinating with engineers and technical staff to ensure that the projects' needs are met in a timely and effective manner.


* Coordinating with equipment vendors, clients, and the rest of the design disciplines.


* Lead meeting with clients, other stakeholders, and contractors to review project needs and coordinate field conditions.


* Following the process for obtaining approvals from various agencies.


* Researching issues related to transmission line projects that impact individual projects.


* Writing and editing technical reports and engineering studies.


* Preparing plans, specifications, and design packages for transmission line projects.


* Producing technical presentations and design drawings.


* Perform detailed studies, review plans, transmission line modeling and design tasks associated with utilities or other type of projects, under the supervision of a project manager.


* Support construction projects with field site visits and construction observation duties, responding to RFIs.


* Act as a liaison between Stantec engineering and construction teams.


* Certify that Stantec Design Practices are followed as they relate to their Practice/Discipline deliverables, and they act as a focal point for the Stantec Project Practice/Discipline Team Members.


* Schedule and coordinate peer reviews of said tasks including, third-party Practice/Discipline quality reviews of deliverables.


* Support project manager and group manager to prepare proposal man-hour estimates and technical scopes to support the sales effort.



Qualifications

Your Capabilities and Credentials

* Be a self-motivated individual, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.


* Candidate must have strong technical writing abilities. Good command in English is required.


* Ability to work effectively in a team environment, to manage others, their workload, and client expectations.


* Complete skillsets in modeling transmission lines in PLS-CADD, preparing route alignments, preparing plan and profiles, performing structural analysis, detailed knowledge of hardware assemblies and conductors, structure detail drawings and BOMs. Tower design skillsets is a plus.


* Experienced with the use of software in accordance with expertise, which may include PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, PLS-TOWER as well as LPile, FAD Tools, specialized structural software (ANSYS, LS DYNA and SAP2000).


* Familiarity and sufficient knowledge in related electrical studies, such as EMF, fault current, grounding, contaminants study and clearance analysis for transmission line design.


* Project/design management and team leadership experience.


* Ability to manage and complete deliverables as per project schedule and within budget for various size of project, from small & medium sized projects to larger & complex projects.


* Ability to work closely with stakeholders to meet with project timelines for engineering deliverables


* Ability to understand and apply client specific requirements (standards & specifications) and applicable codes & regulations


* Requires broad general knowledge of electrical industrial and utility power projects, including strong familiarity with other disciplines required for completion of such projects, including Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Services, Surveying, and permitting.


* Open mindedness to learn new aspects of transmission line design or new emerging technology.


* Willingness to mentor and/or conduct on the job training for more junior engineers to develop project design teams.



Education and Experience

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Civil, Structural, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution.


* Minimum of 8 years of experience in transmission line design and construction experience. (69kV to 765kV). Utility experience and/or experience in underground transmission line are/is a plus.


* Existing Pennsylvania or Florida professional engineer registration (P.E.) or ability to obtain within 6 months of starting work. Puerto Rico licensing is a plus


* Must be willing and able to travel 20% to industrial worksites to support project work.


* Fluency in Spanish is a plus.


* Must have a valid driver's license



Field work may include exposure to the elements including inclement weather.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. The experience will forever shape your future. #FeelingEnergized

Primary Location : United States-Florida-Lake Mary

Other Locations : United States-Pennsylvania-Wyomissing, United States-Florida-Jacksonville

Job : Electrical Engineer

Organization : BC-1988 Energy-US East

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : Jul 12, 2022, 6:30:56 AM

Req ID: 220002JF

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

Keywords: Stantec Inc., Mobile , Senior Transmission Line Project Engineer, Engineering , Satsuma, Alabama

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