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Stantec Transmission Line Engineer in Billings, Montana

Transmission Line Engineer - ( 24000221 )


Join a team that does more than generate and deliver electricity through its work; join a team that powers growth and advances communities. Seeing beyond the project at hand, you’ll work with us to advance the industry and build your career. We operate with the strength of a $3B company and have the agility of a specialized power group, and work on some of the most challenging and cutting-edge projects around the world. Whether helping to define microgrids, pushing the boundaries on clean energy or grid modernization, you’ll find yourself working with leaders in transmission & distribution, thermal generation, and renewable energy in one of the world’s top 10 design firms, broadening your skills and developing your career.

Your Opportunity

Our US West work group has an opportunity for a Transmission Line Engineer; this individual will sit in any of Stantec’s US West offices. Project requirements will include detail engineering and support of transmission line projects (generally 69,000 volts to 500,000 volts) from conceptual design through construction support.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • You will assist the preparation of specifications, calculations, drawings and scope documents for construction tenders and contracts.

  • Coordinating and directing design engineers and technical staff to ensure that projects that you lead are executed successfully and in a timely manner.

  • Writing and editing technical reports and engineering studies.

  • You will also be a liaison with clients and contractors, coordinating with various disciplines and permitting agencies and exercising project management skills.

  • You will enjoy the opportunity to work on a variety of unique projects with the liberty to advance your career down a number of paths within the Power Delivery sector.

  • You will contribute to a diverse company, bridging the gaps between the various sectors of infrastructure engineering Stantec operates within, domestically and internationally.


Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Be a self-motivated individual, possessing strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal, along with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment, to manage others, their workload, and client expectations.

  • Complete skillsets in modeling transmission lines in PLS suite, preparing route alignments, preparing plan and profiles, performing structural analysis, detailed knowledge of hardware assemblies and conductors, structure detail drawings and BOMs. Tower design skillsets is a plus.

  • Experience developing assembly, framing, loading and design drawings for wood, frp, concrete, and steel transmission structures.

  • Familiarity and sufficient knowledge in related electrical studies, such as EMF, fault current, grounding, contaminants study and clearance analysis for transmission line design.

  • Experience with lattice towers is a plus.

  • Familiarity with geotechnical data interpretation for foundation design and embedment calculations for transmission structures.

  • Experience designing foundations and calculating embedment depths for a variety of structure types and geotechnical requirements.

  • Ability to communicate with survey and GIS personnel. Familiarity with interpreting survey data and incorporating it into PLS-CADD.

  • Proficiency with L-Pile, FAD Tools, and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Understanding of project management systems (engineering, quality, construction, HSE, etc.) as well as field construction support experience and willingness to develop skills further.

  • Strong communication skills including the ability to develop thorough and concise explanations of difficult engineering solutions to clients or internal team members

  • Familiar with industry standards regarding transmission lines including ASCE, ACI, IEEE, NESC, RUS Bulletins and GO-95.

  • Possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record.

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Education and Experience

PE preferred or ability to attain after one year

Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering (BSCE) from an ABET accredited college or university.

5 years of experience in the design of overhead high voltage and extra high voltage transmission lines including route selection, line and structure spotting, structure design and analysis, and development of construction bid packages (underground transmission design experience up to 230 kV is a plus).

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, contribute to exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us in a measurable way. Join us and redefine your personal best. #FeelingEnergized

Pay transparency laws require employers to provide the following information for positions that may be in the following jurisdiction(s):

Salary Range(s):

  • $93,400 - $135,400 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CO and HI

  • SF Area $107,000/CA Other Areas $93,400 - SF Area $155,100/CA Other Areas $135,400 Min/Max Pay Range for postings located in CA (SF Area includes SF, SJS & WLC)

The final agreed upon compensation is based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. At Stantec certain roles are bonus eligible.

Benefits Summary: Regular full-time and part-time employees have access to medical, dental, and vision plans, a wellness program, health saving accounts, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan, employee stock purchase program, life and accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, short-term/long-term disability plans, emergency travel benefits, tuition reimbursement, professional membership fee coverage and paid family leave. Regular full-time and part-time employees will receive ten paid holidays in each calendar year. In addition, employees will be eligible to accrue vacation between 10 and 20 days per year and eligible for paid sick leave (and if more generous, in accordance with state and local law).

Temporary/casual employees have access to 401(k) plans, employee stock purchase program, and paid leave, in accordance with state and local law.

The benefits information listed above may not apply to union positions because benefits for such positions are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreements.

Primary Location : United States-California-Walnut Creek

Other Locations : United States-Utah-Salt Lake City, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-California-Fresno, United States-California-San Diego, United States-California-Sacramento, United States-Oregon-Portland, United States-Montana-Billings, United States-Arizona-Chandler

Organization : BC-2242 Energy-US West

Employee Status : Regular

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Travel : No

Schedule : Full-time

Job Posting : May 9, 2024, 6:01:01 AM

Req ID: 24000221


Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans