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Transmission Line Electrical Engineer

Company Description

Why join us?

It’s an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive.  We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

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Job Location:
Orange, CT, United States
Augusta, ME
Binghamton, NY
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Electrical Engineer
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Transmission Line Electrical Engineer 

We are seeking Transmission Line Engineers to join our team in Augusta, ME, Binghamton, NY, Rochester, NY or Orange, CT, to lead and work on various Transmission Line and Electrical Engineering projects. The Transmission Lines Engineer is responsible for preparing or review/approve conceptual design and detailed engineering packages for HV & MV poles and foundations. As well as preparing project scope of works, design specifications, specifications for construction procedures and methods, and bill of material.

How will you contribute to the team?

  • Actively participate in securing T&D projects by sourcing active RFPs and developing proposals.
  • As revenue grows in the T&D market in the US, help to build and manage a team of T&D Engineers to supplement the other disciplines that currently make up the SNC-Lavalin US Power Solutions BU (Civil/Structural, Mechanical, I&C, Electrical, Process, Piping, Pipe Stress).
  • Detailed design and engineering of 12 kV to 500 kV overhead transmission line projects from conceptual design through to construction.
  • Detailed design of underground transmission line projects from 12 kV to 230 kV.
  • Conduct feasibility and planning studies.
  • Prepare planning and detailed project cost estimates including engineering, materials, and construction.
  • Prepare construction and material specifications and scope documents for construction tenders and contracts.
  • Act as a mentor to junior engineers. Interface with clients and contractors.
  • Coordinate with various disciplines, review work of other engineers and technologists.
  • Interface with permitting agencies and regulatory bodies.
  • Perform field reviews of work during construction.
  • Ability to take on a project engineer and/or project manager role as required.

What will you contribute?

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.
  • P.E. registration is required or eligible to obtain a P.E. within a year or two.
  • 5-10 years transmission lines design experience.
  • Technical acuity in T&D Engineering is required.
  • Ability to inform design process based on previous experience with similar projects.
  • Strong proficiency using PLS software suite; PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE and PLS-TOWER.
  • Ability to perform EMF studies and line loss analysis.
  • Transmission structure foundation design experience is an asset, including direct embed and concrete pier foundation design.
  • Experience using GIS software packages like ArcGIS is an asset.
  • Experience with transmission tower structural analysis is an asset.
  • Familiar with applicable codes, standards, and regulations applicable to transmission line design in the United States.
  • Experience with thermal upgrading and line condition assessments is strongly desired.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.  Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life.  

We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage for domestic partners and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • Paid Family Leave
  • Two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Pet Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development programs, training, career opportunities and a highly regarded tuition reimbursement program
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals.
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace.  EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:


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Expected compensation range is between $72,000 - $157,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

Relocation assistance will be provided to qualified and approved candidates.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.  https://careers.atkinsrealis.com/recruitment-agencies



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