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Burns & McDonnell Scoping Team – Transmission Line Designer (Multiple Locations) in Aiken, South Carolina


By aligning individual passions with opportunities, Burns & McDonnell provides unbridled professional growth for the best talent in the industry. Burns & McDonnell is seeking a Transmission Line engineers in our Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Chattanooga, TN; Aiken, SC; or Nashville, TN office locations. The transmission line engineers will report directly to the Transmission line scoping lead on a large capital investment program with a major Southeast utility. Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for scoping out Transmission line projects.

  • Collaborate with other discipline leads to successfully scope all transmission line work related to Transmission and Distribution projects.

  • ​Interface and work with the client’s project management leadership team to provide regular, timely updates and suggest scope options for the client’s approval.

  • Collaborate with project team to successfully mitigate issues and achieve seamless execution.

  • Support estimating and material forecasting efforts.


  • Bachelor's degree in drafting technology or related field and seven years related experience or associate's degree and eight years related experience or nine years progressive detailing and design experience.

  • Expert understanding of design software such as: AutoCAD, Civil 3D, MicroStation, and Excel to develop the design deliverables.

  • Expert knowledge in design, calculations and design systems.

  • Expert knowledge in the theory and practices of civil discipline; competent in the fundamental concepts of other disciplines as they relate to the assigned discipline; and capable of operating related discipline design software necessary to execute production tasks.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with others (Project Managers, Engineers and Designers) in a multi-discipline project team environment to resolve design or drawing issues as appropriate and to accomplish objectives.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, and attention to detail.


Job Computer Aided Drafting & Design

Primary Location US-GA-Atlanta

Other Locations US-TN-Chattanooga, US-NC-Charlotte, US-SC-Aiken, US-TN-Nashville

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: 220437