Lead Transmission Engineer-Civil
Company: National Grid USA
Posted on: October 19, 2020
National Grid is seeking a Lead Transmission Engineer Civil for a
position within the Electric Transmission Engineering Department at
the Erie Blvd. location in Syracuse , NY.
Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities,
and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We
connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The
pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our
expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to
shape the sustainable future of our industry.
To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers,
reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the
flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on
our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both
ourselves and our business.Job Purpose
Electric Transmission Engineering designs projects that improve the
reliability of the high-voltage electric system for our customers.
Our team has a process-driven and self-directed culture; solving
diverse technical challenges for large, complex, multi-year
projects. We investigate new, innovative solutions for a wide
variety of projects. We are proud of how we respond to emergency
situations in-the-moment by supporting restoration efforts, and
also develop standards and documentation for the next generation of
engineers. Electric Transmission Engineering ensures safe and
reliable transmission designs for customers and communities now and
in the future.Key Accountabilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Perform transmission line engineering and design work on various
projects including new transmission lines, refurbishments, and
Conduct field inspections, determine cost effective solutions, and
develop comprehensive engineering reports based on applicable
design codes, engineering procedures, and sound safety
Conduct engineering studies, analysis, and investigations in order
to recommend corrective action or to prevent future problems.
Specify, order, and coordinate material delivery. Review vendor
calculations and fabrication drawings.
Support Environmental and other permitting efforts.
Prepare project specifications, and develop procedures and
Collaborate with diverse project teams to deliver projects on time,
within scope, and on budget.
Proactively build and maintain relationships with internal and
external stakeholders in order to obtain and share information that
will benefit National Grid and our customers.
Provide technical guidance, support, and coaching to less
Develop documentation to assist with knowledge transfer.
Develop and direct small teams with regard to project tasks and
Investigate the adoption of new and innovative technologies.
Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required
- Able to motivate, counsel, coach, and develop direct reports
- Experience establishing clearly defined goals and standards of
- A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET
accredited engineering school. Completion of a Masters Degree
preferred in a relevant engineering discipline from an ABET
accredited engineering school.
- 10 or more years professional experience in an engineering
field, preferably transmission engineering.
- Registered Professional Engineering License and/or advanced
technical or business degree.
- Experience with transmission design software including: PLS
CADD, PLS POLE, and MFAD
- Strong working knowledge of industry standards, safety
standards, and current design codes, especially the National
Electrical Safety Code (NESC).
- Proficient Microsoft Office computer skills (Word, Excel,
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Knowledge of relevant industry practice, standards and
legislation including technical advancements.
This position has a career path which provides for advancement
opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in
the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and
applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and
provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and
their individual experience.
National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad
diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster
a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver
superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is
proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage
minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected
veterans to join the National Grid team.
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