Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc.
Buffalo, NY, United States
Be involved in projects with our Engineering Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Transmission Line Project Engineer for our Buffalo, NY; Newark, NJ; or Atlanta, GA office.
This position will offer you the ability to apply and expand your knowledge of transmission line engineering, including conductors, hardware, insulation, structures, foundations and electrical principles.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Lead a project design team
Responsible for the quality/schedule/budget of the transmission line engineering deliverables
Required to apply engineering stamp on the drawings prepared under his/her responsible charge
Design high voltage transmission lines of 69kV to 500kV range.
Provide cost analyses, development of design criteria, routing and siting of transmission lines
Work with experienced engineers and mentor less experienced staff
Work with a diverse client base and interact with the client and other project teams
Occasional travel for site visits and client meetings
Develop proposals and cost estimates for new work
Work with vendors and clients to specify transmission line components.
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.
Current PE registration in the US and ability to register in in the North-East US States
BSCE or BSEE from an ABET- accredited engineering program
Solid working knowledge of the PLS-CADD suite of design software tools and well versed in the design of wood, steel, and concrete pole structures. Experience in lattice tower design a plus.
7 or more years of experience as a member of a project team in observing project schedules and budget constraints on diverse transmission assignments that have included the following: transmission line design incorporating code requirements, transmission line routing, right of way selection, sag and tension, plan and profile, cost estimate development, schedule creation and coordination, the preparation of specifications for procurement and construction of transmission lines
High Voltage transmission line design experience, 69kV to 500kV. HVDC transmission design experience is a plus.
Proficiency with any of the following programs: PLS-TOWER, SAG10, LPILE, MFAD, ArcGIS, CDEGS, AutoCAD, MicroStation
Proficiency in writing and providing support documentation for engineering calculations
Familiarity with design codes and standards: NESC, IEC, CSA, IEEE, ANSI, IBC, ASCE
Proficiency with MS Office applications
Superb written and verbal communication skills
Attention to detail
The selected candidate must undergo pre-employment drug screening and a criminal background investigation
About WSP USA
WSP USA (formerly WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff) is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms—WSP. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?
EOE / Veteran/ Disability/ Gender/ Minority/ Female/ Gender Identity/ Sexual Orientation
The selected candidate must have the ability to work in the United States immediately.
WSP USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc.
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Parsons Brinckerhoff has a rich and proud history that extends more than 125 years. It is rich in the significance of the work our clients entrust to us and historic for the contributions our clients have made developing the infrastructures of their communities. We are privileged to be a part of this process and our clients' successes, and in some small way a participant in their history. Parsons Brinckerhoff is a global consulting firm assisting public and private clients to plan, develop, design, construct, operate and maintain hundreds of critical infrastructure projects around the world. We know very well that the projects our clients entrust to us significantly impact the lives of those who live and work in their communities because we live and work in those same communities. It is this fact that motivates the Parsons Brinckerhoff professionals who partner with our clients to design solutions to a broad range of technical, logistical and managerial challenges.