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Electric Transmission Engineer

Waltham, MA
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Description: Description Electric Transmission Engineer Department Summary: Electric Transmission Engineering designs projects that improve the reliability of the high-voltage electric system for our customers. Our team has a process driven and self-directed culture; solving diverse technical challenges for large, complex, multi-year projects. We investigate new, innovative solutions for a wide variety of projects that we see through from concept to construction. We are proud of how we respond to emergency situations in-the-moment by supporting restoration efforts, and also develop standards and documentation for the next generation of engineers. Electric Transmission Engineering ensures safe and reliable transmission designs for customers and communities now and in the future. Position Summary: National Grid is seeking an engineer for a position within the Transmission Engineering Department at the Reservoir Woods location in Waltham, MA. Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Perform transmission line engineering and design work on various projects including such as new transmission lines, refurbishments, and reconductoring projects. Conduct field inspections, determine cost effective solutions, and develop comprehensive engineering reports based on applicable design codes, engineering procedures, and sound safety practices. Conduct engineering studies, analysis, and investigations in order to recommend corrective action or to prevent future problems. Specify, order, and coordinate material delivery. Review vendor calculations and fabrication drawings. Support Environmental and other permitting efforts. Prepare project specifications, and develop procedures and technical documents. Collaborate with diverse project teams to deliver projects on time, within scope, and on budget. Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to obtain and share information that will benefit National Grid and our customers. Investigate the adoption of new and innovative technologies. Qualifications
Knowledge and Experience Required: Preferences for Current Position: A Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering school 5 or more years professional experience in an engineering field, preferably transmission engineering Engineer in Training certificate (EIT) Completion of a Master’s Degree in a relevant engineering discipline from an ABET accredited engineering school and/or holder of a Registered Professional Engineering License. Experience with transmission design software including: PLS CADD, PLS POLE, and MFAD Strong working knowledge of industry standards, safety standards, and current design codes, especially the National Electrical Safety Code (NESC). Proficient Microsoft Office computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of National Grid's business operations. Knowledge of relevant industry practice, standards and legislation including technical advancements. Knowledge of the following is required: Structural analysis Structural steel and wood pole design Electrical clearance analysis Soil Mechanics Foundation design 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. National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
Job : Electric Systems Eng Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Electric Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Sep 18, 2017, 1:10:51 PM Unposting Date : Ongoing


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