Junior Transmission Line Designer

Junior Transmission Line Designer is an entry-level position. Designers learn how to be responsible for the execution of assigned projects in order to complete work on time and on budget and assure conformance to the client preferences. The designer also begins to participate in proposal work for the firm.

Job Code: SDNATE001

Job Type: Full-time (Remote)

Job Location: San Diego – USA

• Learn routing and design of transmission and distribution lines using the Power Line Systems software suite including PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, and TOWER, as well as other software, as needed
• Perform structure analysis and loading trees, develop design criteria and specifications for transmission and distribution line design, procurement of materials, and project cost estimating
• Learn relevant industry, client, and Hydro 10 codes and standards
• Prepare drawings and documentation for construction of distribution and transmission line projects

• Engineer applicants:  Degree in Civil, Structural, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited program and 0-2 years of related experience with routing, design, and specification of high voltage overhead transmission and/or distribution lines.
• For Designer applicants, an engineering degree is not required for those that can demonstrate at least 2 years of full-time PLS-CADD design responsibilities in the electric utility industry
• Some experience in 12kV to 500kV line design and working knowledge of and/or expertise in Power Line Systems software suite
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• Positive attitude, demonstrated success working in a team environment, as well as strong analytical and problem solving skills

• Performance evaluation metrics include accurate completion of work in a timely manner
• Attends in-house seminars and educational opportunities outside of the offices

Physical Demands:
• This position requires sitting for extensive periods of time
• Must be able to visually interpret complex drawings

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