Staff Civil/Structural Transmission Line Engineer
Employment Type: Full-Time
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At Burns & McDonnell, you're in control of your career potential\. And with more than 350 service specialties, you can grow within the company\. Our formula is simple: hire the best people, find out what they enjoy and are great at, and help them succeed\. You'll lead or support important projects for interesting clients and reap the rewards of employee\-ownership - a difference maker with tangible and intangible benefits\. You'll create amazing, for clients and for yourself\. If you are passionate about the work you do and want to keep growing in your career, we want to talk to you\!
Our Orange County, La Jolla and San Francisco/Bay Area office is looking for a Staff Overhead Transmission Line Engineer to support our growing Transmission & Distribution practice\. The successful candidate will:
Perform, lead, and oversee all engineering responsibilities related to overhead transmission line design\. This includes PLS\-CADD modeling, line routing, structure analysis and loading trees, developing design criteria, sag\-tension calculations, wire blowout, swing angle, damper recommendations, structure spotting, clearance reports, wire selection, etc\.
Prepare specifications for construction, hardware, and material for high voltage overhead transmission line \(HV OH T\-Line\); structure design and development; hardware design and selection; and field installation supervision\.
Prepare construction drawings and cost estimates for high voltage overhead transmission lines\.
Additional responsibilities include providing instruction and guidance to less experienced staff members\. This position may develop into a leadership role at which point this individual will be expected to lead teams of engineers as well as be a primary interface between Burns & McDonnell Engineers and our clients\. Experience as the technical lead on projects and performing quality reviews is a plus\. Other duties as assigned\.
Bachelor's degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering from accredited program is required\. A professional certification, EIT, and/or a professional engineer licensure is strongly desired\. Minimum 3 years of related experience with routing and design of high voltage overhead transmission line facilities \(completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience\)\. Excellent written & verbal communication skills\. Ability to work in a team environment and possess strong analytical and problem solving skills is required\. Experience in 69kV to 500kV line design and working knowledge and/or expertise in Power Line system based programs \(i\.e\., PLS, PLS\-CADD, PLS\-POLE, etc\.\) preferred\.
**Job** Structural Engineering
**Primary Location** US\-CA\-Brea
**Other Locations** US\-CA\-San Diego
**Travel:** Yes, 10 % of the Time
**About Burns & McDonnell**
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day\. When we take on some of the world's toughest challenges, we're putting the industry's best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee\-owners\. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing\.
We have offices and projects across the U\.S\. and around the globe\. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For\. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there\. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project\. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades\-long partnerships\. That's pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898\.
At Burns & McDonnell, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions\. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels\. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless\.
Are you ready to create amazing?
**Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans**
**Req ID:** 191809
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