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Civil/Structural Transmission Line Engineer
Posted on 3/8/2022
Albany, NY, USA • Portland, OR, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • A degree in Electrical or Civil/Structural Engineering from a recognized institution
  • P.E. registration in the USA
  • A minimum of 5-10 years of experience in Transmission and Distribution lines design
  • Knowledge of PLS CADD, PLS TOWER and PLS POLE software essential
  • Strong technical skills and experience
  • Demonstrate initiative, team spirit and independence
  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of professionals at all levels of the organization
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment is an asset
  • Self-Motivated, driven, and flexible
  • Prepare conceptual design for transmission lines projects
  • Carryout/review/analyze project scope and technical studies
  • Review the design basis memorandum, Transmission lines Requirements, detailed engineering scope and guide the assigned discipline engineers to align the engineering deliverables according to client requirements and SNC-Lavalin's Quality Management Systems
  • Selection of equipment and material; preparation of specifications for material, equipment, construction, and installation work
  • Design of lattice towers, steel, wood, and polymer poles
  • Design of foundations (steel grillage, concrete, screw piles, piles, anchored to the rock, etc.)
  • Detailing of structures, structure connection calculations
  • Supervise Tower Testing
  • Conduct studies, reports, and specifications
  • Maintain technical knowledge to ensure appropriate technologies are incorporated into designs
  • Coordinate the work with internal engineering team and the client
  • Review the calculations made by other engineers
  • Supervise the work of technicians and designers assigned to the projects
  • Marking up and reviewing drawings (prepared by drafting group) required for client, suppliers, and construction
  • Preparation of Scope of Work (SOW) for survey, staking and construction
  • Calculation of structure loadings and preparation of associated DRDs (Design Requirement Drawings) and specifications
  • Review of internal and external designs for code compliance, good design practice and constructability
  • Coordinate design activities with other multi-discipline project team members and work with Project Lead with detailed planning and monitoring to ensure output of the design are within requirement of the project
  • Construction support including resolving site queries, attending site meetings, and performing site inspections during the construction phase of projects
  • Maintain technical knowledge to ensure appropriate technologies are incorporated into designs
  • Maintain complete project documentation with respect to engineering studies and calculations, all design packages, as-built requirements and return data information
  • Mentoring and providing guidance to developing engineers within the department
  • Maintain good working relationship with internal groups that support project such as other Engineering disciplines, Drafting, Procurement, Construction and Project Management etc
Company Overview
SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. is a Canadian company based in Montreal that provides engineering, procurement, and construction services to various industries, including clean power, mining and metallurgy, oil and gas, environment and water, and infrastructure.