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Transmission Line Engineer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Power Delivery

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  • Salary:

    $100,000 - $125,000

  • Contact:

    Patrick Keech

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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This individual will work under the direction of engineers, developing system designs, and creating construction documents for Power Delivery Transmission Line & Distribution Line projects using PLS CADD, PLS Pole, AutoCAD, and Excel.


may include but are not limited to the following:

  • With minimal supervision, develop transmission line plan & profiles, bills-of-material, staking tables, sagging tables
  • Create drawings for conductor assemblies, engineered structure requirement drawings and structure framing material drawings
  • Use PLS CADD to develop plan & profile drawings
  • Familiar with PLS Pole loading
  • Exposure to AutoCAD for Distribution Line design is a plus
  • Plan, detail, and schedule work and final delivery of drawings
  • Outline, set up, organize, and maintain project drawings according to applicable standards
  • Perform site visits to create sketches, red lines, and gather information for as-builts
  • Perform design coordination, drawings reviews, and create mark-ups



  • Bachelor’s degree in CAD Drafting or Engineering is preferred or a Certificate in Drafting & Design
  • 3+ years drafting and design experience in the power delivery industry or related field dealing with overhead and underground transmission and distribution is preferred
  • Candidates should have a solid understanding of drafting techniques, computer-aided engineering/ computer-aided drafting (CAE/CAD) software functions and electrical engineering terminology.
  • The ability to communicate well, develop innovative solutions and be knowledgeable about substations, transmission and distribution lines is a benefit. Knowledge of Microstation and PLS-CADD is highly desirable.
  • Candidates should have the ability to complete basic mathematical calculations.