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Senior transmission engineer (power delivery) - overland park, ks
Westwood professional services, inc.
Westwood professional services, incIs seeking a senior transmission engineer to join our teamThe senior engineer will be a part of the electric transmission design team and will be responsible for the engineering and design of multiple projects ranging from small “quick turn-around” to large complex transmission linesThis position provides the opportunity to directly apply your knowledge of transmission lines to engineer and design transmission projects ranging from 34.5kv to 500kvWestwood has a highly experienced and dynamic team of individuals dedicated to providing high-level professional services to our clients.
This position will consider remote candidates.
Duties and responsibilities:
Performs all aspects of the design process of high voltage overhead transmission line projects including but not limited to: line routing, structure spotting, structural analysis and design, foundation design, hardware selection, conductor and shield wire selection, material specifications, and technical support during construction,
Plans and designs overhead transmission lines, including the right of way requirements, structure spotting, line configurations, hardware requirements, structure alternatives, and foundation options.
Develop technical specifications, prepare bid documents, and assist clients with bid and evaluation processes, including structure procurement and construction services.
Prepare and review design documents for construction, including plan & profiles, structure load tree drawings, structure framing, bill of materials, and foundations design drawings.
Demonstrates ability to understand and interpret geotechnical reports and extrapolate information needed for foundation design software including l-pile and mfad.
Leverages experience by mentoring and training lower-level professionals including top graduates entering the field of transmission line design.
Reviews lower-level engineering work or assignments.
Keenly focused on the production of high-quality work and supports continuous improvement efforts.
Understands client interests and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work.
Serves as an overhead transmission line design technical specialist and has knowledge and skillset to provide consultation and guidance to project teams.
Requires bachelor’s degree (civil, structural, or electrical) from an abet-accredited engineering program.
3-5+ years of relevant experience as a transmission line engineer in consulting or utility environment.
Proficiency with ms office software including word, excel, powerpoint, and project.
Proficiency in power line systems software and other programs, including pls-cadd, pls-tower, pls-pole, caisson, sag10, and arcgis.
Proven ability to communicate effectively with clients, management, and design team through excellent verbal and written communication skillsStrong understanding of project management principles.
For preferred consideration (not required):
A professional engineering license in the us is strongly preferred.
Experience managing projects.
A proven ability to work with limited supervision and guidance to execute and meet multiple project commitments.
About westwood professional services, inc(westwood)
Westwood professional services inc(westwood) was established in 1972 and has since become a leader in many of the markets it servesWestwood is a full-service, multidiscipline professional engineering firm and serves wind, solar, power delivery, residential and commercial development, and public infrastructure clients and their projects from multiple offices across the u.s.
In 2021, zweig group ranked westwood nationally at # 4 and #21 respectively on its hot firms and best firms to work for listsZweig also awarded westwood two national 2nd place awards for marketing excellenceWestwood also ranked consistently higher four years in a row on the engineering news record (enr) list as a leading design firm in the countryThe firm consistently ranks on industry top 25 lists and receives recognition for its involvement on award-wining projects nationwide.
Westwood provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local lawsWe believe that diverse backgrounds strengthen our businessThis policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Posted 22 days ago