Transmission Engineer

National Grid (https:\\


  Full Time   Employee

New York
United States

About the Position:
National Grid is seeking a Structural Engineer for a position within the Transmission Engineering Department at our Syracuse, NY location.
Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Plan and Design new transmission lines and modifications using transmission procedures, guidelines, standards, sound engineering practices, and sound safety practices.
Participate in the development of physical layout, scope, and cost estimates for projects.
Develop and verify project structural designs for adequacy, and adherence to appropriate standards & codes. These practices include, but are not limited to environmental and safety requirements.
Design physical layout, site design, access roads, site preparation, drainage, foundations and superstructures for substations and transmission lines.
Select material and equipment for design consistency and efficient installation.
Provide technical support to internal customers and other internal departments.
Prepare comprehensive written and oral reports of problems, investigative findings, and engineering recommendations.
Prepare project specifications, and develop procedures and technical documents.
Develop cost effective and safe solutions to design requirements.
Participate in project estimating and economic analysis.
Coordinate with design consultants, and interface with in-house design staff.
Actively participate on multiple project teams.
Support Environmental and other permitting efforts.
Development of Standards.
Knowledge & Experience Required:
A Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or Civil Engineering Technology from an ABET accredited engineering program.
Good working knowledge of industry standards, safety standards, and current design codes.
Proficient office computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Ability to physically navigate on foot in and around an electrical substations and along transmission right of ways.
The ability and knowledge to troubleshoot / problem solve safe solutions.
Must be able to travel overnight outside normal work area as needed.
Must be able to work overtime including nights/holidays/weekends for emergencies or other special events.
Must have a valid drivers license with safe driving history.
Knowledge of the following is required:
Soil Mechanics
Foundation design
Reinforced concrete design
Structural analysis
Structural steel design
The fundamentals of surveying
Knowledge of the following would be beneficial:
Substation construction and maintenance techniques.
The correct applications of heavy equipment
Electric utility operation practices
Station materials
Detailing structural components
ANSI, ASTM, EPA, OHSA, ASCE, AISC, ACI, IBC, and the NYS Building Code
Storm water / Drainage analysis and design
Preferences for Current Position:
New York State Professional Engineers License ( or ability to obtain within 1 yr)
3 to 5 years work experience
FE exam complete for Engineer with at least 4 years work experience
Master's degree considered for 1 year work experience
Desire to live in Beautiful Upstate New York.
Knowledge of Bentley MicroStation, AUTO-CAD, PLS-CADD, STAAD-Pro or other similar design software tools

This position has a career path which provides for promotional opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.
The selected candidate will move laterally at their current band and market reference point and will not be eligible for a promotion at the time of accepting this position.This applies to candidates moving within the same career path (e.g., analyst, supervisor, engineer), or to a different career path (e.g., analyst to engineer, supervisor to analyst).The selected candidate will have an opportunity to be promoted within the career path during the annual salary planning process.
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:Oct 18, 2016, 1:42:25 PM
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To apply for this job, contact:
Kathy Gangarossa

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