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Senior Transmission Engineer

Company: TRC Companies, Inc.
Location: San Ramon
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Overview: TRC Power Delivery offers a full range of design and planning services for virtually any transmission or communication line project. With transmission line experience, up to 500kV, and ongoing fiber-optic communication projects completed nationwide, TRC Power Delivery is adept at handling any linear project.

Job Function: Will function as a Transmission Engineer on assigned projects of varying complexity. Position will be responsible for new lines, relocations, upgrades and fiber optic attachment.

Job duties: Design or assist in the design of various transmission and distribution line projects. Activities shall include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Preliminary design and budgetary estimate for projects ranging from 115kV to 500kV to include planning and design for new lines, relocations, upgrades and fiber optic attachment.
  • Develop material lists in Excel spreadsheets
  • Develop structure framing structure details, to include specifying all parts, hardware, insulators and grounding details for different pole materials, such as steel, round wood or laminated wood.
  • Be familiar with environmental and licensing processes and how to coordinate issues in the transmission line design process.
  • Site new transmission line and be able to coordinate and asses the impacts of real estate, licensing and environmental constraints on the overall engineering process.
  • Develop project schedule that incorporates all facets of design, client reviews, licensing and all other activities for successful project completion
  • Develop plan & profile drawings under your direction.
  • Develop a complete design package that incorporates all necessary details for construction, such as work lists, construction staking table, stringing sag charts, etc.
  • Develop material and construction specifications
  • Engineering calculations to assure safety and performance of equipment and systems.
  • Coordinating equipment delivery and design engineering to meet construction schedules.
  • Assist in checking completed job for adequacy of design and documentation.
  • Monitor the construction of transmission line project to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Activities may include, but not be limited to, the following:
  • Act as Resident Engineer on projects of any magnitude.
  • Safety and Security -- Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Interpret complex plans and specifications and apply available information to ensure that all project design requirements are satisfied.
  • Maintain familiarity with appropriate engineering and construction codes and ensure compliance with all codes.
  • Assist in preparation and/or monitoring of complex construction schedules to ensure timely completion of the work.
  • Assist in on-site design or investigation work to ensure adequacy of contractor's methods.
  • Bachelor's Degree, Civil/Structural Engineering, or related
  • 5+ years experience within electrical transmission line design engineering
  • P.E. preferred, or EIT, with the ability to be certified as a professional engineer as soon as eligible
  • Proficiency with Power Line and Structure modeling for computer aided and design development. PLS-CADD and associated modules (POLE, TOWER), Excel, MFAD or Lpile, NESC.
  • Knowledge in ACI, ASCE Pole manual, AISC Steel manual preferred, but not required
  • Familiarity with industry codes standards and practices for electric utility practice.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated initiative and ability to lead. Attention to detail.
    TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

    #TRCIDMG

Keywords: TRC Companies, Inc., San Ramon , Senior Transmission Engineer, Engineering , San Ramon, California

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