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Burns & McDonnell Staff Transmission Engineer - Transmission (Vancouver) in Vancouver, Washington


Wishing you could have an ownership stake in the company you are working for? Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction environmental and consulting services firm. We are a 100% employee-owned company, with regional and project offices nationwide. Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, constructs and manages projects all over the world with one mission in mind -- to make our clients successful.

Burns & McDonnell has an exciting opportunity in our Transmission and Distribution Group for a Staff Transmission Line Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Design of high and extra-high voltage (69-500kV) transmission lines using PLS-CADD.

  • Prepare construction documents including plan and profile drawings, structure loading trees, and foundation assembly drawings.

  • Prepare specifications and project design criteria.

  • Provide field support during construction.

  • The ideal candidate will be able to build and maintain strong relationships with clients as well as provide technical leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.

  • Experience in HVDC is a plus.

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering from accredited program.

  • 3 years related transmission line design experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience).

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Experience in scheduling and budgeting.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Consulting or utility experience preferred.


Job Electrical Engineering

Primary Location US-WA-Vancouver

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 223454