Transmission Engineer II

TRC Companies


Job Description

TRC is a global consulting firm providing environmentally advanced and technology-powered solutions for the oil and gas, power and infrastructure industries. TRC has over 7,000 employees in over 150 offices globally, including Canada, China and the UK.

TRC Power Delivery offers a full range of design and planning services for virtually any transmission or communication line project. With transmission line experience, up to 500kV, and ongoing fiber-optic communication projects completed nationwide, TRC Power Delivery is adept at handling any linear project.

TRC Power Delivery is currently looking for an experienced Remote Transmission Engineer II to work on assigned projects of varying complexity. Position will be responsible for new lines, relocations, upgrades and fiber optic attachment.

This position is 100% REMOTE that can work anywhere in the continental United States.

Job duties:

Design or assist in the design of various transmission and distribution line projects.

Activities shall include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Preliminary design and budgetary estimate for projects ranging from 115kV to 500kV to include planning and design for new lines, relocations, upgrades and fiber optic attachment.
  • Develop material lists in Excel spreadsheets
  • Develop structure framing structure details, to include specifying all parts, hardware, insulators and grounding details for different pole materials, such as steel, round wood or laminated wood.
  • Be familiar with environmental and licensing processes and how to coordinate issues in the transmission line design process.
  • Site new transmission line and be able to coordinate and assess the impacts of real estate, licensing and environmental constraints on the overall engineering process.
  • Develop project schedule that incorporates all facets of design, client reviews, licensing and all other activities for successful project completion
  • Develop plan & profile drawings under your direction.
  • Develop a complete design package that incorporates all necessary details for construction, such as work lists, construction staking table, stringing sag charts, etc.
  • Develop material and construction specifications
  • Engineering calculations to assure safety and performance of equipment and systems.
  • Coordinating equipment delivery and design engineering to meet construction schedules.
  • Assist in checking completed job for adequacy of design and documentation.
  • Monitor the construction of transmission line project to ensure compliance with plans and specifications. Activities may include, but not be limited to, the following:
  1. a) Act as Resident Engineer on projects of any magnitude.
  2. b) Safety and Security -- Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  3. c) Interpret complex plans and specifications and apply available information to ensure that all project design requirements are satisfied.
  4. d) Maintain familiarity with appropriate engineering and construction codes and ensure compliance with all codes.
  5. e) Assist in preparation and/or monitoring of complex construction schedules to ensure timely completion of the work.
  6. f) Assist in on-site design or investigation work to ensure adequacy of contractor's methods.


  • Bachelor's Degree, Civil/Structural Engineering, or related
  • 5+ years’ experience within electrical transmission line design engineering
  • P.E. preferred, or EIT, with the ability to be certified as a professional engineer as soon as eligible
  • Proficiency with Power Line and Structure modeling for computer aided and design development. PLS-CADD and associated modules (POLE, TOWER), Excel, MFAD or Lpile, NESC.
  • Knowledge in ACI, ASCE Pole manual, AISC Steel manual preferred, but not required
  • Familiarity with industry codes standards and practices for electric utility practice.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated initiative and ability to lead. Attention to detail.

TRC offers advancement potential and a competitive compensation and benefits package including a 401k plan with a company match. For more information, please visit our website at

About TRC

Groundbreaker. Game changer. Innovator. TRC is a global firm providing environmentally focused and digitally powered solutions that address local needs. For more than 50 years, we have set the bar for clients who require consulting, construction, engineering and management services, combining science with the latest technology to devise solutions that stand the test of time.

We have every discipline under one roof performing full-service integrity management services including program development, data validation, risk analysis, corrosion evaluation, integrity engineering and integrity field services.

Transmission Engineering

Detailed design and planning solutions for overhead and underground facilities, from line rating to reconductoring to major greenfield projects.

TRC delivers comprehensive transmission solutions from concept, to planning studies, land acquisition, permitting, civil, structural and electrical engineering and construction management. Our experts understand your local requirements and sensitivities and draw on national resources and strengths, so you can complete projects that exceed expectations every time. Leveraging cutting edges tools and technologies, we work as an extension of your own team to complete new transmission and fiber-optic communication designs, line rebuilds and uprating, helping you achieve your operational goals and ensure safe, reliable service for your customers.

TRC is ranked #17 on ENR's list of the Top 500 Design Firms in the United States.

Our Mission

We understand our clients’ goals, and embrace them as our own, applying creativity, experience, integrity and dedication to deliver superior solutions to the world’s energy, environment and infrastructure challenges.

Our Vision

We will solve the challenges of making the Earth a better place to live — community by community.

Please watch the video below to learn more about TRC:

TRC is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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