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Power Engineers Entry Level Civil/Structural Transmission Line Engineer in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Entry Level Civil/Structural Transmission Line Engineer

Location:Ann Arbor


Department:Power Delivery Ann Arbor Line Group


Entry Level Civil/Structural Transmission Line EngineerJob Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking an entry level Transmission Line Engineer to work in the Power Delivery Overhead Transmission Line Department in our Ann Arbor, Michigan office.


  • The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of transmission line design for new lines, existing line relocations, circuit upgrades, and fiber optic additions including but not limited to:

  • Participate in a culture of detailed QAQC

  • Structure spotting/ T-Line modeling

  • Calculating and applying proper clearance criteria

  • Structural analysis of wood, steel and concrete structures

  • Preparation of structure loading calculations

  • Preparation of project specific Bill of Material

  • Preparation of construction documents

  • Foundation design

  • Electrical conductor and shieldwire selection

  • Review of contractor stringing/ construction plans

Required Education/Experience

  • BSCE (Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering) degree from an accredited university

  • Engineer In Training (EIT) registration is required

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

  • Experience using the Microsoft Office software suite

  • Candidate is interested in consulting engineering and the electric utility industry

  • Candidate is legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. without the need for work sponsorship

Desired Education/Experience

  • 2.75 Grade Point Average (GPA) or higher

  • Ideal coursework includes structural analysis, concrete design, steel design, soil mechanics, foundation design and surveying

  • Design experience utilizing MFAD, L-PILE, PLS-CAD, RISA Suite is desirable.

  • Previous engineering design or drafting work experience, especially if related to civil and/or structural engineering, is desirable

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.