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Entry-Level Transmission Line Engineer

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Sargent & Lundy, LLC
Physical Address

Wilmington, DE 19806
Job Description


Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects worldwide. With a highly professional and experienced staff solely dedicated to the energy business, we have the ability and know-how to take on the smallest tasks as well as the largest projects.

Our Core Values

We are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

+ Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business

+ Focus on client satisfaction in all activities

+ Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff

+ Communicate openly and honestly

+ Improve continuously

Due to continued growth, our Electric Grid Infrastruture Services Group currently has a new opportunity for an Entry-level Transmission Line Engineer in its Wilmington, Delaware office.


This entry-level position will offer the opportunity to utilize and expand academic background in statics, strength of materials, structural analysis, geotechnical design, and electrical engineering. Transmission line design is performed in a specific 3-D modeling software called PLS-CADD, which is a sophisticated software that is utilized to locate and analyze transmission line structures, model conductor loads and evaluate clearances, and various other design aspects. Additionally, learning about conductors, hardware, insulators, structures, foundations and electrical principles will be necessary in order to:

+ Design transmission lines in the 69kV to 500kV range.

+ Perform analysis and design of monopole, lattice tower, frames, and guyed structures.

+ Perform foundation designs included drilled piers, direct embedded structures, vibratory caissons, and other alternate foundation types.

+ Perform conductor selection studies, shielding, grounding, and induction studies.

+ Develop cost estimates and schedules and prepare specifications for the procurement of transmission line materials and construction.

+ Specify transmission line components.

+ Model transmission lines in PLS-CADD, determine right of way requirements, calculate conductor sags, and develop transmission line plan and profile drawings.

+ Review vendor submittals.


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

Essential skills and experience:

+ This position requires an engineering degree from an ABET-accredited program.

+ Knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles including basic statics and strength of materials.

+ Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models.

+ Excellent spatial visualization and an aptitude for interpreting 3-D models.

+ Proficiency with MS Office applications.

+ Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

+ Excellent problem solving skills

Valued but not required skills and experience:

+ Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (BSCE) or Master of Science in Civil Engineering (MSCE)

+ Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE)

+ Related engineering, internship or co-op work experience.

+ Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, and designation as an Engineer in Training (EIT).

+ Proficiency with any of the following programs: PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, PLS-TOWER, SAG10, LPILE, MFAD, ArcGIS, CDEGS, AutoCAD, Microstation, Global Mapper, Civil 3-D.

+ Experience in technical writing and providing support documentation for engineering calculations.

+ Familiarity with design codes and standards such as NESC, IEC, CSA, IEEE, ANSI, IBC, ASCE 7, AISC, and ACI 318.

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

City Wilmington

State DE

Country United States

Area of Interest Engineering

Type Full Time – Regular

Job ID 2019-2678

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