Power Engineers Senior Transmission Line Engineer in Airdrie, Alberta

Senior Transmission Line Engineer



Department:PECan Power Delivery Lines Group I


Senior Transmission Line Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Senior Transmission Line Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Overhead Transmission Line Department in our Edmonton or Airdrie, Alberta offices. Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of transmission line design including new lines, relocations, line ratings, rebuilds, upgrades, structure replacements, fiber optic additions, and as-builts

  • Lead transmission design efforts with projects ranging from 12kV to 500kV

  • Prepare and check design deliverables including PLS-CADD models, plan and profiles drawings, material selection, and construction specifications

  • Perform quality reviews for both internal and subcontractor deliverables

  • Prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints

  • Manage and develop project estimates, schedules, bids, and engineering support

  • Evaluate design options, criteria, and routes for technical merit

  • Understand construction standards and requirements for high voltage line work

  • Coordinate with contractor and subcontractors to ensure client satisfaction

  • Travel to client offices/field/vendor facilities as needed

​Required Education/Experience

  • Civil (BSCE) or Electrical (BSEE) degree

  • Experience in the design of overhead High Voltage and Extra High Voltage transmission lines including route selection, line and structure spotting, structure design and analysis, and development of construction bid packages

  • Understanding of CSA 22.3 and AEUC

  • Proficiency with PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, and PLS-Lite

  • The candidate must have strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills in order to communicate effectively with internal team members and external client personnel

  • Experience using the Microsoft Office software suite

Desired Education/Experience

  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in transmission line design as outlined above

  • Professional Engineering license (P.Eng.) strongly preferred

  • Experience with PLS-TOWER, LPile, AutoCAD/Microstation, MFAD, and Microsoft Project is strongly preferred

  • Knowledge of transmission line routing, filed program planning, project management, EPC projects, and line construction

  • Distribution/underbuild design experience a plus

  • Managerial and leadership skills a plus

At POWER Engineers, Inc. you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diverse and unique initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. We encourage new ideas and fresh approaches and most importantly, we strive to be our clients’ first choice. These traits – and deep technical skill – account for our success.

Have fun, do good work, make money. As an employee-owned company, we strive to make POWER Engineers an appealing place to work, where we perform projects that we find challenging and in which we excel. We provide competitive compensation, a full benefit package, professional development, and an appealing work environment. POWER Engineers is a unique and fun engineering firm, which may be contradictory to some, but it works well for us.