Lead Transmission Line Engineer in New Albany, OH at EASi

Posted: 9/23/2019

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EASi has been a leader in providing engineering support services and technology solutions for the global market for more than 35 years, with particular expertise in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, embedded systems and manufacturing engineering. With 2,400 dedicated employees across the U.S. and India, EASi offers comprehensive and innovative solutions, specializing in energy and utilities, automotive, transportation, medical devices and consumer/industrial products.

This position falls within the Transmission Line Engineering Department of our organization. The successful engineer will complete projects that support our large utility customer, with minimal direction. The engineer will work with in-house and client engineers, and graphics technicians. The Senior Engineer will oversee a small department of Transmission Line Engineers and will also coordinate, and conduct training to lower level engineers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the engineering and design activities related to Transmission Line Engineering such as engineering analysis and design, route selection, material acquisition, structural and foundation design, and project and construction management
  • Prepare project construction documents such as: plan and profile drawings; design drawings; engineering, material, and construction specifications; project schedules and bills of material
  • Develop project design alternatives and corresponding cost estimates
  • Design new transmission line facilities with voltages ranging between 69 kV and 765 kV
  • Utilize PLS-CADD to model transmission line design projects.
  • Attend contractor bid and construction meetings and assist in ensuring that work activities are performed safely and in accordance with plans and established schedules, and in accordance with AEP policies, rules and standards, and in compliance with external regulations
  • Coordinate effectively with governmental and regulatory agencies and contractors
  • Provide leadership to facilitate project completion, to train and mentor other engineers, and to develop measurable work area goals and objectives
  • Function as an engineering project lead for transmission projects
  • Lead, facilitate, and coordinate work activities of others within the work group, team, department, or external entities to complete transmission projects
  • Provide training and guidance to lower level employees
  • Identify and initiate corrective action when transmission line project objectives are not being met
  • Interpret codes and regulations and develop standards for construction projects
  • Promote engineering professionalism and standards
  • Develop, recommend, and implement plans by establishing goals, objectives, and requirements that include all scheduling, resources, and information for complex engineering
  • Position will require occasional travel for site visits

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • 12+ years of experience in utilities working with Transmission Line Design
  • 12+ years of experience completing engineering projects from start to finish
  • 12+ years of experience scoping, estimating, and ordering materials for Transmission Lines projects
  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering (ABET)
  • Master's Degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering (ABET) will count toward years of experience
  • A PE License is a must.

Requisite Abilities and Skills:
  • Work effectively with both internal and external customers, including Project Management, Transmission Line Design, Distribution, Supply Chain and Right-of-Way
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills to facilitate adherence to project schedule and budget
  • Advanced understanding of standards and codes such as IEEE, ANSI, NEC and NESC
  • Possess advanced understanding of equipment, material, ordering, and bills of material for Transmission Line construction
  • Possess ability to understand interrelationship between transmission systems and component equipment
  • Stay abreast of new products, developments, technologies, procedures, and equipment

Amazing begins here. EASi is a leading global services company specializing in engineering and sciences. For more than 35 years, EASi has delivered critical services across a range of industries, including energy and utilities, transportation, heavy equipment, consumer and industrial products, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotechnology, as well as academic and health care research. By adapting to the constantly evolving needs of our customers, we have built specialized expertise and a multidisciplinary perspective - leveraging cutting-edge technology and processes - to constantly improve and innovate. Through EASi's flexible solutions and consultative approach, customers in engineering and sciences can expect unparalleled quality, increased speed to market and collaborative customer engagement services.

Headquartered in Hanover, Maryland, EASi has 3,700 dedicated employees across North America, Europe and Asia. EASi is an Aerotek company, a leader in the recruiting and staffing industry. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group® Inc., a global leader in talent solutions. To learn more about EASi, visit EASi.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Dana Sheehan