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Transmission Engineer - Chicago

Company name
DASHIELL

Location
Chicago, IL, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Engineering, Civil Engineering

Posted on
Jan 14,2019

Valid Through
Apr 29,2019

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Description

Dashiell

is a leading national provider of technical services to the electric utility, power generation, industrial, renewable and energy industries. These services include planning and systems studies, design and engineering, maintenance and testing, program management, construction, and turnkey EPC projects. Built on 50 years of experience handling large scale complex projects; Dashiell is unique in that we are a turnkey Engineering, Construction, and Testing company that specializes in medium and high voltage electrical infrastructure. More information about Dashiell can be found at www.dashiell.com.

Dashiell is located at, 720 E. Butterfield Road, Suite 200, Lombard, IL 60148.

Primary Function:

Performs engineering work with a focus on transmission line design including both civil and electrical practices. Requires knowledge of transmission systems from 34.5kV to 500kV with familiarity with basic principles related to line design and practices related to this specialization. Successful candidates may be placed in job titles ranging from Design Engineer I and Design Engineer II, Engineer, and Project Engineer based upon experience and knowledge in the field.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Employee may be called upon to perform any or all of the following functions:

Generate cost effective design for high voltage electrical transmission lines

Represent the Engineering department and participate in inter-department meetings

Attend meetings with customers as needed to support the Sales department and the engineers

Monitor team progress and activities to ensure projects remain on schedule, within budget and exceed customer expectations

Able to perform transmission line engineering work independently

Balance innovation and standardization of work processes

Project Engineer level individuals will ensure that projects meet quality and schedule objectives

Travel out of town for short periods of time as required by assignments

Other duties as requires

Minimum Qualifications / Experience:

Bachelor degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degrees, from an accredited university. Experience in transmission line design; successful candidates will have at least 3 years; experience in transmission line design with more senior level positions requiring 7 years or more in hands on design. Senior level applicants must be a licensed professional engineer with ability to become licensed in multiple states or must be able to gain license within one year of hire.

Experience in preparing cost effective designs in an EPC environment

Knowledge and understanding of transmission engineering, including routing issues, conductor selection, structure determination, plan and profile development, material takeoffs, etc

Knowledge and understanding of structure and foundation design

Knowledge of common engineering application software, particularly such tools as PLS-CADD

Knowledge and understanding of engineering standards including NESC, IEEE, ASCE, ACI and ANSI that apply to transmission design

Extensive knowledge of design documents and drawings necessary to complete a project

Effective oral and written communication skills

Culture:

Dashiell is part of Quanta Services, a Fortune 500 Company (316), but is proud of our small company feel. You won't just be another number when you work here!

Quarterly Philanthropic Initiatives (Q1 - Polar Plunge in Lake Michigan to benefit the Special Olympics | Q2 - Feed My Starving Children)

Holiday Parties

Company happy hours

Assistance in professional licensures

We are located in Lombard, IL and recently moved into a brand new office offering a handful of great amenities! They include:

Onsite Cafe

Free covered parking

Complimentary Gym Access (24/7)

Modern Conference Facilities

Dashiell

provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. The Company provides life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and an employee assistance plan at no cost to the employee. Benefit offerings also include a choice of traditional PPO or HDHP, with corresponding FSA or HSA, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, 401K with immediate vesting, long term death and dismemberment at no cost to the employee, and more.

Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship. No third party recruiters please.

Company info

DASHIELL
Website : http://www.dashiell.com

Company Profile
Dashiell is a leading national provider of technical services to the electric utility, power generation, industrial, renewable and energy industries. These services include planning and system studies, design and engineering, maintenance and testing, program management, construction, and turnkey EPC projects. Built on 50 years of experience handling large scale complex projects; Dashiell is unique in that we are a turnkey Engineering, Construction, and Testing company that specializes in medium and high voltage electrical infrastructure. Dashiell is a operating company of Quanta Services (NYSE: PWR), Quanta is a leading specialized contracting company delivering comprehensive network solutions to the electric power, gas, telecommunications and renewable energy industries. Quanta is the #1 Utility Specialty Contractor and the #2 Overall Specialty Contractor as ranked by Engineering News-Record.

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