Job Details

T&D Construction

Transmission Line / Civil Engineer  West Palm Beach, FL  Posted: 8/26/2019
Job Description

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T&D Construction

Reports To: Design Engineering Manager
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Engineering Technology
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience using PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE, PLS-TOWER, LPILE
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience of design in high voltage overhead transmission lines
  • Experience designing foundations for a variety of structure types
  • Knowledge of industry standards for transmission lines including IEEE, ASCE, and NESC standards
  • Ability to work as a team in a safe manner.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and maintain throughout the duration of employment.
  • Post Offer/Employment Conditions: Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check and drug screening.
  • Strong focus on quality and strong attention to details is required.
  • Ability to represent BHI Energy in a professional manner at all times.
  • Ability to work independently and think analytically.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at any given time
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and Electronics - Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Engineering Knowledge - Technical knowledge of engineering practices, theories, and best practices. 
Essential Job Functions
  • Support transmission engineering manager with design support and updating standards
  • Help develop cost estimates and design proposals for new work
  • Design transmission lines using the PLS-CADD suite of design software tools
  • Prepare deliverables for clients including construction prints, bill of material, drawings, and permits
  • Travel to project sites as needed in support of transmission work
  • Work with vendors to specify transmission line components
  • Other duties as required
Work Environment: 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with arms and/or hands.  Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level.  
Physical Demands:
  • Visual Acuity, balancing, stooping, reaching, walking, manual dexterity, grasping, feeling, hearing, talking
  • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus for long periods of time
  • Ability to read complex documents in the English language
  • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions
  • Ability to write complex documents in the English language
  • Capacity to express thoughts orally.
  • Ability to think strategically and develop plans for growth.
  • Ability to use a computer for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds

BHI will provide reasonable accommodations for the application process and during employment necessary for eligible applicants/employees to perform essential functions. If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with BHI Energy, please email providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you.

Job Requirements

BHI Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. BHI Energy is a federal contractor that requests priority referrals of protected veterans.


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