Transmission Line Engineer

Job Description


AD Energy is working with a market leader seeking a qualified Transmission Line Engineer located at their Spring Branch, Texas location. This position will work on a variety of dynamic and exciting High Voltage and Extra High Voltage AC and DC transmission line projects with potential to work on renewable energy infrastructure projects.

This role is on-site. No remote or hybrid positions available

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Detail engineering and design of overhead transmission line projects from conceptual design through construction from 4kV to 500kV.
  • Detail design of underground transmission line projects from 69kV to 230kV.
  • Prepare detail cost estimates and opinion of probable cost statements for project with limited details.
  • Prepare construction and material specifications and scope documents for construction tenders and contracts.
  • Be responsible for liaison with clients and contractors, coordinating with various disciplines and permitting agencies.
  • Ability to take on a project engineer and/or project manager role as required.

Required Experience, Education and Skills

  • 4 year degree from an accredited college or university in Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical Engineering
  • 5+ years of applicable post-graduation design experience
  • P.E. license in the State of Texas, preferred
  • Ability to inform design process based on previous experience with similar projects
  • Strong proficiency using PLS software suite, Sag10, AutoCAD or Microstation and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiar with applicable codes, standards and regulations required to design transmission lines in the United States, including publications from NESC, CPUC, ASCE, RUS, etc
  • Ability to multi-task from project to project
  • Must be able to routinely lift up to 30lbs
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines within a team environment
  • Must be insurable and have a valid driver’s license (NO EXCEPTIONS)


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Employer paid health/dental/vision insurance
  • Employer paid STD/LTD
  • Life Insurance
  • Candidate referral bonus
  • 401k retirement plan with employer match
  • Paid holidays
  • Earned vacation time
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