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Overhead transmission line engineer

Job Profile

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

Job Description

Mott MacDonald’s Overhead Line Team located within the Energy Unit based in Brighton is seeking to recruit an experienced overhead line engineer with the ability to manage his own projects.

The successful candidate will report to the Team Leader and be expected to undertake activities which will include the following:

Interpret clients’ requirements for new build or refurbishment schemes, and execute/supervise in-house detailed design or FEED activities – Produce tender documents and specifications – Fully cost and draft proposals for new work including programming - Undertake comprehensive technical reviews of transmission tower design, line design, programmes etc. – Carry out route planning and tower spotting - Ensure that all relevant technical and safety standards are applied - Liaise with substation/cable/civil design teams to ensure that interfaces are covered - Attend site visits – Liaise with clients, consultants and team members as required.

Candidate Specification

Candidates must have previous experience as an Overhead Line Design Engineer with a working knowledge of overhead line design including the structural design of transmission towers, development of loadings, route selection, profiling, internal and external clearances, foundations, conductors and insulators. Candidates applying for this role should have a Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering and ideally be Chartered or working towards Chartership.Candidates should possess a good working knowledge of PLS-CADD, PLS-TOWER, PLS-POLE, AutoCad/MicroStation and Microsoft Project. The ability to use Staad Pro would be an advantage. Candidates should be prepared to undertake short excursions within the UK and also overseas to meet with clients and contractors as required. A high level of competency in written and spoken English is required regarding both technical and commercial matters.
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