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Power Engineers Transmission Line Project Engineer in Toronto, Ontario

Transmission Line Project Engineer

Location: Toronto

State/Territory: Ontario

Department: PECan Power Delivery Lines I Dept


Transmission Line Project Engineer

POWER Engineers Canada, Inc. is currently seeking a Transmission Line Project Engineer to join our Power Delivery Overhead Transmission Department in Toronto.

Roles and Responsibilities

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

  • POWER Culture

  • Foster our culture of “Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.”

  • 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

  • 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), 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

Preferred Education/Experience

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

  • A Professional Engineering license (P.Eng.) is 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

  • Understanding of CSA, ASCE, and IEC standards

  • Managerial and leadership skills

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to make a positive impact on society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development and a full benefit package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Maternity Leave

  • Parental Leave

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • RRSP

  • Corporate Wellness Program

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!