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Power Engineers Transmission Line Project Engineer in San Diego, California

Transmission Line Project Engineer

Location:San Diego


Department:Power Delivery San Diego Overhead Line Group


Transmission Line Project Engineer

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Transmission Line Project Engineer to join our Power Delivery Overhead Transmission Line Department in our San Diego, California office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading, supporting, and coordinating the following:

  • POWER Culture

  • 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 solve and build strong internal and external relationships

  • Project Support

  • All aspects of transmission line design including new lines, relocations, rebuilds, upgrades, structure replacements, and fiber optic additions

  • Lead transmission design efforts with projects ranging from 34.5kV-500kV

  • Prepare and check design deliverables including plan and profiles drawings, material selection, and construction specifications

  • Preform 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, from an accredited university preferably with a power option

  • 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 NESC

  • 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 work effectively with internal team members and external client personnel

  • Experience using the Microsoft Office software suite

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Five (5) or more years of experience in transmission line design as outlined above

  • Professional Engineering license (PE) strongly preferred

  • Experience with AutoCAD/Microstation, MFAD, and Mircosoft 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

  • Understanding of GO-95, ANSI, ASTM, ASCE, and IEC standards

  • 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 will 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 100% 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.