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POWER Engineers Mid-Level Transmission Line Engineer in Roanoke, Virginia

Mid-Level Transmission Line Engineer

Location: Roanoke

State/Territory: Virginia

Department: Power Delivery Carolina Line Dept


Mid-Level Transmission Line Engineer

POWER Engineers, Inc. is seeking a Mid-Level Transmission Line Engineer for our Overhead Transmission design team. The candidate has the option of office-based work in our Roanoke, VA office; a hybrid option (in-office and remote) is also available. This position has a flexible work schedule, full-time and part-time options are available.

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

  • POWER Culture

  • Department alignment with POWER’s Culture Codes

  • Contribute to the growth of POWER’s Culture through strong leadership characteristics

  • Encourage growth, engagement, and accountability

  • Maintain a healthy relationship with colleagues and foster areas of improvement where needed

  • Project Support

  • Lead and/or support the initial project execution layout to ensure an efficient and effective project plan has been established

  • Manage engineers, drafters, and designers on small to medium-sized engineering projects and interface directly with the client

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining a project schedule and budget

  • Conduct weekly or bi-weekly project meetings to clearly outline upcoming deliverables and tasks with responsible personnel identified

  • Coordinate with clients on project status and support project meetings as necessary

  • Maintain project workflow and thorough communication across multi-discipline projects, both internal and external to POWER

  • Forecast upcoming project requirements to assist in resource planning

  • Facilitate and adhere to POWER’s QA/QC procedure to ensure the correct personnel is performing the required QA/QC review

  • Participate in industry conferences, both internal and external, to improve professional growth while fostering knowledge transfer to colleagues

  • Develop Transmission Line design knowledge pertaining to PLS-CADD, structure staking, foundations, assembly drawings, steel pole performance loading, material procurement, construction specification, and construction support

  • Project Manager Support

  • Maintain project status reports

  • Provide weekly or bi-weekly project updates and project forecasting

  • Lead and/or support PM by meeting with clients, both in-person and remotely

  • Develop client relationships allowing POWER the opportunity to position ourselves to win future work

  • Department Manager Support

  • Support resource forecast planning for upcoming and current project loads

  • Participate in new hire screening and review processes

  • Provide business improvement methodologies and procedures

  • Discuss project and/or department personnel conflicts, performance issues, and collaborate on a suitable approach to constructively provide a successful resolution

  • Contribute to Business Planning and Budgeting

Required Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering or Construction Management

  • 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

  • At least 3 years of experience using PLS-CADD

Preferred Education/Experience:

  • Electric utility industry experience

  • Professional Engineering licensure

  • Experience managing projects and leading multi-disciplined teams

  • Design experience up to 230 kV

  • Distribution design experience

  • At least 3-years of experience using POLE, TOWER and FAD Tools software packages

  • Transmission line routing

  • Transmission foundation design

  • Transmission structure load and design

  • Cost estimating and scheduling

  • Experience using L-Pile and Microsoft Projects

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

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program

  • Fertility Benefits

  • Gender affirming care

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