Entry-Level Engineer -- Transmission Line Engineering

Sargent & Lundy, L.L.C. Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project servicesfrom consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenancewith an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Sargent & Lundy's Core ValuesWe are a company of principled professionals guided by core values that have fundamentally shaped our business practices and culture. They provide us with guidance in the day-to-day performance of our work, and adherence to these values is our compass in all business conduct:

  • Exercise uncompromising integrity and ethics in the conduct of all business

  • Focus on client satisfaction in all activities

  • Maintain a highly competent and satisfied staff

  • Communicate openly and honestly

  • Improve continuously

Responsibilities

This position will offer you the ability to learn transmission line engineering, including conductors, hardware, insulation, structures, foundations and electrical principles to:

  • Design transmission lines in the 69kV to 765kV range.

  • Perform structural analysis and design of pole, lattice, framed, and guyed structures.

  • Perform foundation designs.

  • Perform conductor selection studies, shielding, grounding and induction studies.

  • Develop cost estimates and schedules and prepare specifications for the procurement of transmission line materials and construction.

  • Specify transmission line components.

  • Model transmission lines in PLS-CADD, determine right of way requirements, calculate conductor sags, and develop transmission line plan and profile drawings.

  • Review vendor submittals.

Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package.

Qualifications

We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

Essential skills and experience:

  • This entry-level engineering role requires a Bachelor of Science in Civil / Structural Engineeing (BSCE), a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), or another engineering discipline with coursework in Statics, Strength of Materials, and a design course in structures or equivalent. Degrees must be from an ABET-accredited engineering program.

  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering principles including basic statics and strength of materials.

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in the production of technical plans, drawings, and models.

  • Excellent spatial visualization and an aptitude for interpreting 3-D models.

  • Proficiency with MS Office applications.

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Self-Starter, proactive, able to work independently with minimal direction.

  • Ability to quickly identify and prioritize issues, create solutions and meet deadlines

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community

  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred

  • Prior, related internship or co-op experience

  • Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam, and designation as an Engineer in Training (EIT)

If possible, please upload of copy of your college transcript (an unofficial copy is acceptable) at the time of application.

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.


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