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Transmission Lead Engineer

  • Location: Juno Beach
  • Salary: £65 - £75 per hour + 401K Medial, Dental, Vision Insurance. Per Diem per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Power & Renewables
  • Contact: Kyle Milner
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 13 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -122021-466466

Project Engineering Lead (Transmission)

Location: Juno Beach, Florida (hybrid working)

Pay: $65/h plus DOE

Benefits: Per Diem for relocation or reimbursement of expenses. 401k, Medical, Dental, Vision insurance.

Job Description: This position is responsible for the management of design for assigned transmission generation tie lines for Wind, Solar, and Battery Energy Storage, and for stand-alone transmission line projects.

· The Project Engineering Lead works in the Engineering & Construction (E&C) Group and is responsible for transmission line projects from conception (Early Stage) through construction and commissioning (Execution).

· In the conceptual phase, the Project Engineering Lead works with the Early Stage Project Manager to define and influence the project requirements and scope with the Development Group. Projects can begin as FERC 1000 competitive transmission project proposals, or as greenfield projects for company affilations.

· The Project Engineering Lead must secure engineering consulting resources from a list of approved suppliers by developing a scope of work, securing bids, evaluating, and awarding work through our Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Group.

· The Project Engineering Lead must coordinate with other project stakeholders to develop and secure a route, support the engineering data, and permits necessary to design and build the line, including geotechnical and lidar data. Activities include competitively sourcing, selecting and contracting geotechnical, survey, engineering, and construction services, and supporting the E&C Cost Estimating Team with scope assumptions.

· The Project Engineering Lead is responsible for coordinating the engineering deliverables in support of competitive proposals, as well as design and construction of projects. Deliverables include Issued for Bid, Issued for Procurement, Issued for Construction, and As-built drawings, design criteria, and contributions to proposal documents (RFP).

· The position requires coordination with other groups to ensure the projects are successful. Generally responsible for representing E&C's internal and external interests on assigned projects, including presentations/briefing on current progress, issues, and risk mitigation in meetings with various levels of management.


· Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Civil/Structural Engineering.

· Minimum of 7 years of direct experience in the development, design, engineering, and construction of High Voltage Transmission line projects.

· The ideal candidate must have a strong knowledge of transmission design, excellent communication and project management skills, a bias for action, proven analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to provide value engineering and ensure design quality.

· The position requires technical competence such as the ability to understand one line and three-line diagrams, general arrangements, plan and profiles and other common deliverables.

· Travel required within North America.


· Project Engineering and/or Project Management experience with a strong bias for action. PMP and/or P.E. in a related discipline is a plus.

· Proficiency with standard industry tools such as PLS-CADD, Auto-CAD, Primavera and other software is strongly desired.