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Transmission Line Engineer

Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Posted: 04/26/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 26173 Pay Rate: 85K-125K

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a highly skilled Transmission Line Engineer to join their Power Delivery team. The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Civil or Mechanical Engineering and prior transmission line engineering experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and analyzing transmission line systems using industry-standard software tools.

Overview of Responsibilities
  • Design transmission lines using industry-standard software tools, such as PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE.
  • Perform line routing, structure spotting, and structure design for transmission line projects.
  • Develop transmission line design drawings, material lists, and specifications.
  • Work with other engineers, designers, and project managers to ensure designs meet project requirements and are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Conduct transmission line sag-tension calculations, clearance checks, and structure loading analyses.
  • Develop construction and material cost estimates for transmission line projects.
  • Perform quality control checks on transmission line design work.
  • Review and approve transmission line design work prepared by other engineers or designers.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, civil, mechanical engineering
  • Prior transmission line engineering experience.
  • Strong understanding of transmission line design principles and practices.
  • Experience using PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE software tools.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, AutoCadd, MicroStation
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members, clients, and vendors.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver on time and within budget.
  • Reliability, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be able to travel to other offices and client office locations as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineering (PE) license.
  • Experience with other transmission line design software tools, such as TOWER 
  • Familiarity with substation design and construction practices.
  • Familiarity with environmental permitting and regulatory requirements.

If you are a self-motivated individual with a strong background in transmission line engineering, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. This is a direct hire role. Our client offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a dynamic work environment.

Transmission Line Engineer - 26173


Additional Information

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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