Power Engineers Transmission Line Project Engineer / Project Manager in Edmonton, Alberta
Transmission Line Project Engineer / Project Manager
Department:PECan Power Delivery Lines I Dept
Transmission Line Project Manager/Project EngineerRoles and Responsibilities
POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Transmission Line Project Manager/ Project Engineer to join our Power Delivery Overhead Transmission Line Department in one of our Canadian offices (Edmonton, Calgary, or Toronto).
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading, supporting, and coordinating the following:
Foster our culture of “do good work, have fun, make money”
Develop innovative client-focused solutions
Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative
Encourage growth, engagement, and accountability among team members
Work in a team environment to problem solve and build strong internal and external relationships
Successfully manage multiple small to medium projects to meet required project metrics
Work with established clients and take a leading role in client relationships
Manage status reporting, invoicing, accounts receivable, and unbilled for each project
Develop scope/schedule/budget and monitor against plan and contract
Understand and adhere to budget, schedule, and quality requirements
Actively seek to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact
Serve as primary liaison between client and project team
Ensure a successful project. Plan ahead, anticipate potential challenges and work with the client and project team to find and implement solutions.
Provide leadership and mentoring to the project team.
Travel to client offices/field/vendor facilities as needed
Support business development or pursuit activities
Participate in proposal preparation
The successful candidate may be asked to perform as the technical lead for a transmission line design project.
Familiarity with all aspects of transmission line design including new lines, relocations, rebuilds, upgrades, structure replacements, and fiber optic additions; with projects ranging from 34.5kV-500kV
Prepare and check design deliverables including 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
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
Civil (BSCE), Mechanical (BSME), or Electrical (BSEE) degree, from an accredited university
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
Proficiency with PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, and PLS-Lite
The candidate must have a strong command of the English language with good written and oral communication skills to work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel
Experience using the Microsoft Office software suite
Five (5) or more years of experience in transmission line design as outlined above
Professional Engineering license (P.Eng.) strongly preferred
Experience with AutoCAD/Microstation, MFAD, and Microsoft Project is strongly preferred
Knowledge of transmission line routing, field program planning, project management, EPC projects, and line construction
Distribution/underbuild design experience is a plus
Managerial and leadership skills
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.