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Job Ref:  30878
Employer:  WSP Group
Country:  United States
City:  Newark
21/10/2016 05:12
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world's leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm's expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,000 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. NA

Senior Transmission Engineer - Power Transmission Systems:

The Transmission Engineer - Power Transmission Systems is responsible for developing transmission project plans, specifications, design documentation and estimates. Key functions will encompass transmission line design, structural analysis and design reviews. S/he will also be proficient in using state-of-the-art transmission related software packages as well as bid preparations, cost estimating, document management and financial tracking. Effective staff communications abilities with all levels of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff are also essential.

The PHI Project:

PHI is a major energy delivery company serving two million customers in New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia. The PHI program will include both overhead and underground power transmission systems, with the majority of the work involving overhead transmission. Voltage classes include 69kV, 115kV, 138kV, 230kV, and 500kV for overhead; and 69kV, 138kV, and 230kV for underground. Project types being designed are typically associated with local and regional load requirements, system expansion in support of regional requirements, and reliability. As owner's engineer, Parsons Brinckerhoff will manage and coordinate the activities of the design engineering consultants engaged in the transmission plan to ensure efficient delivery of specific project designs and full compliance with PHI standards and specifications and/or industry standards and codes. The firm will perform comprehensive design and constructability reviews and quality assurance tasks. It also will provide additional expertise as needed in areas such as civil, structural, and geotechnical engineering; maintenance and protection of traffic; environmental services; and permitting.

Transmission Engineer's Principal Duties:
      • Design of transmission lines from conceptual through to Issue for Construction stage
      • Development of transmission line designs using PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE and PLS-Tower
      • Undertake design reviews / design verification for transmission lines
      • Assures that engineering services are commensurate with professional standards, client requirements and corporate objectives
      • Participates in proposal presentation and business development activities
      • Responsible for maintaining schedule, budget, and profitability of assigned projects
      • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements
      • A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferably in Civil or Structural Engineering
      • Professional Licensure is preferable
      • 7 years relevant transmission design engineering project experience
      • Strong communications and leadership skills
      • Prior experience with: Transmission and distribution system design, environmental project constraints, bid preparations, document management, resource and change management, financial tracking, cost estimating,
      • Proficiencies in PLS-CADD usage.
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