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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
80000.00 - 95000.00 Per Year
North Palm Beach, Florida
United States
Engineering - Transmission
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5+ years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Transmission Line Engineer


PowerWright is a full-service engineering firm that provides technical services to the electric utilities industry, including Florida’s largest electric utility. Our services include power line (Transmission and Distribution) engineering, electric Substation and Protection & Controls (P&C) engineering, construction and construction management, drafting, permitting, system development, and others. The company’s engineering services provide solutions for every electron that flows from a generating facility to the customer’s meter can.


The incumbent will be responsible for the detailed engineering design of high voltage (transmission 69 - 500 kV) power line projects. These projects are to include entire new facilities, as well as major additions, rehabilitation, replacement, clearance, and reconductoring of existing electric power lines.


  • Plans, schedules, conducts and/or coordinates detailed phases of engineering.
  • Determines and documents project estimate, scope and schedule; sets and evaluates design options and criteria.
  • Works with client and/or construction contractors to develop best design.
  • Proofs in-house engineering projects. Attention to details required.
  • Manages project e-files for projects within the department.
  • Provides thorough and accurate technical reports, correspondence, documentation, and calculations.
  • Continually improve job-related, engineering, technical and professional knowledge, skills and performance.
  • Serves as a mentor for younger engineers.

Periodically conducts field visits to collect data.


  • 5-7 years of experience in designing transmission lines.
  • BS degree in civil/structural or electrical engineering.
  • PE Registration preferred. x Structural design and/or geotechnical experience required.
  • PLS CADD and PLS-Pole experience required. PLS-Tower, PLS-Caisson experience is a plus.
  • Experience with foundation design software such as MFAD and LPile are a plus.
  • Proficient in MS Excel and other MS suite of products x Experience in utility based construction and operations are pluses.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Managerial and leadership skills.
  • High attention to details is required.
  • Ability to work independently and think analytically.
  • Work as a strong team player.
  • Effective time management and logical decision-making ability.
  • Strong focus on quality.
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects within budget and time constraints.


This position does not have direct reports.


This position requires occasional travel (5-10%) associated with field site visits for data collection and verification.

WORKING CONDITIONS: This job operates in a professional office environment requiring routine use of standard office equipment such as computers, electronic devices such as tablets, printers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets as well as use of standard office applications such as MS Office.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to clearly communicate, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand and walk. Manual dexterity is required. Some light physical effort required. Ability to operate a motor vehicle is required.

FLSA Status: Exempt


This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. The duties of this position may change in the discretion of PowerWright and without advance notice to the employee.

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