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College Station, Georgetown
Posted 3 years ago

Job Summary

  McCord Engineering, Inc. (MEI) is looking for an electric distribution electrical engineer to join our firm.  The ideal candidate will have a professional engineering (PE) license, but an individual who can become a PE will be considered.  The position will be full time, primarily involved with electric distribution engineering designs for municipals and electric cooperative clients all over Texas.  The candidate will be required to work in the MEI College Station office.  
  • Able to design or provide detailed direction to technical staff in one or more of the following electric engineering areas: overhead distribution line designs, system planning, system modeling.
  • Provide interpretation of relevant codes, standards, regulations and guidelines (including NESC).
  • Project management on smaller projects, including direct client relationship.
  • Coordinate tasks between departments within MEI, sub-consultants, vendors and client.
  EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work expected to be performed. The examples of work performed are neither restricted to nor all-encompassing of the duties to be performed under this job title.  
  • Overhead electric distribution power line construction staking & inventory
  • Overhead electric distribution power line construction staking sheet development
  • Be proficient at Computer Aided Drafting (AutoCAD)
  • Supervise the preparation of cost estimates for overhead electric distribu­tion power line projects
  • Prepare plan and profile drawings for electric distribu­tion power line design or permit
  QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of:
  • Principles and practices of electrical engineering as applied to the design and construction of an electrical power distribution (EPD) system.
  • Methods and materials used in the construction, operation, and maintenance of an EPD system.
  • Fundamentals and practices of electrical engineering.
  • Safety practices and State and Federal regulations relating to EPD system operation, maintenance and construction.
  • Methods and tools of drafting.
  • Computer applications: MS Office, AutoCAD and EPD system analysis software.
  Ability to:
  • Properly interpret and make decisions in accordance with Federal and State laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
  • Perform technical electrical engineering work of a complex nature.
  • Review plans and documents for conformance to regulations.
  • Develop design drawings for customers and construction teams.
  • Gather data and make accurate engineering computations.
  • Prepare plans and specifications, neatly and accurately.
  • Establish and maintain electric cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  Experience: Five years of experience in electrical engineering work preferred but not required.  A PE license in the State of Texas is also preferred but not required.  Will consider an individual that has the ability to become a Professional Engineer.   Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in engineering preferably Power Engineering.   Competitive salary and excellent benefits.   Job Locations: College Station, TX Georgetown, TX

Job Features

Job CategoryRegistered Engineer

Job Summary   McCord Engineering, Inc. (MEI) is looking for an electric distribution electrical engineer to join our firm.  The ideal candidate will have a professional engineering (PE) license,…

College Station
Posted 3 years ago

Job Summary

  McCord Engineering, Inc. (MEI) is looking for a transmission engineer to join our firm.  The firm is involved with, electrical transmission and distribution projects. The position will be primarily involved with transmission engineering designs for our clients. Most projects involve working directly with our clients which includes municipal utilities, cooperatives, industrial and private entities.  The following are the tasks that the individual should be able to do at a minimum:   QUALIFICATIONS

  • Provide design and detailed direction to technical staff in the following areas: transmission lines design, PLS CADD / PLS POLE, modeling and AUTOCAD.
  • Structure analysis and loading trees, developing design criteria and specifications for the line design and procurement of materials and quality control reviews.
  • Provide interpretation and make decisions in accordance with relevant US codes (NESC, RUS, ASCE), standards, Federal and State laws, regulations, policies, and guidelines.
  • Principles and practices of electrical engineering as applied to the design and construction of an electrical transmission system.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.

  EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work expected to be performed. The examples of work performed are neither restricted to nor all encompassing of the duties to be performed under this job title.

  • Routing and electrical design of Transmission lines utilizing the Power Line Systems software suite including PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE (selection of wire, structure types, ROW widths, clearances, loading cases, structure locations, vendor hardware, etc.)
  • Develop documents, drawings, criteria and specifications for procurement of materials and/or construction.
  • Prepare drawings and documentation for construction of Transmission line projects.
  • Perform/assist with the preparation of cost estimates for overhead transmission projects
  • Prepare concrete, steel, et. al. pole drilling guides and loading tables.
  • Prepare plan and profile drawings for design and permits.
  • Perform technical engineering work of a complex nature.
  • Review plans and documents for conformance to regulations.
  • Gather data and make accurate engineering computations.
  • Prepare plans and specifications, neatly and accurately.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Involved in data collection with unmanned aerial systems.
  • Familiar with AutoCAD or similar software, methods and tools of drafting.
  • Computer applications: MS Office, Computer Aided Drafting, PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE software.

  Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible experience in transmission engineering work preferably within the Electric Utility and/or consulting industries.   Education (preferred, but not required): Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Electrical or Civil Engineering.  Registration as a Professional Engineer in Texas or the ability to become one in a short order.   Competitive salary and excellent benefits. Job Location:  College Station, Texas

Job Features

Job CategoryRegistered Engineer

Job Summary   McCord Engineering, Inc. (MEI) is looking for a transmission engineer to join our firm.  The firm is involved with, electrical transmission and distribution projects. The position will…

 

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