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Company Name:
LS Power Development
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
St. Louis, Missouri
United States
Engineering - Transmission
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Transmission Line Engineer


Transmission Line Engineer


LS Power is a power generation and transmission group with a proven track record of successful development activities, operations management and commercial execution. LS Power has been involved in the development, construction, or operations of over 40,000 MW of power generation and over 565 miles of high-voltage transmission lines throughout the United States. LS Power is actively developing both power generation and transmission infrastructure to serve the need for new generation and improve the aging transmission system. LS Power has invested over $35 billion of internal and third party capital in energy infrastructure since its inception.


General Position Description


Support the power delivery development team to identify new project opportunities, determine low-cost solutions to construct the projects, develop project cost/schedule estimates and manage contracts to safely and efficiently engineer, procure and construct the projects.  




  • Support bid solicitations and project development with knowledge of transmission line engineering, procurement, and construction.  
  • Employ a general understanding of underground transmission and substation design.
  • Use PLS-CADD to model transmission lines to support accurate project cost estimates.
  • Evaluate engineering, procurement and construction factors that lead to low-cost solutions in a highly competitive environment.  These factors include routing, conductor selection, structure and foundation types, environmental issues and construction means and methods.
  • Manage engineering, procurement and construction contracts.


Minimum Qualifications


BS in Civil/Structural or Electrical Engineering with 2 or more years of power industry experience.  Overhead high voltage transmission line experience is required as well as proficiency with the Power Line Systems suite of programs.


Preferred Job Qualifications:


Either holds or intends to pursue Professional Engineering license with high voltage overhead/underground transmission line and substation experience.


This position is available in our St. Louis office.   LS Power offers highly competitive compensation packages and is committed to the career development of its employees.


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