Senior Engineer, Transmission Lines

Job Locations US-AL-Birmingham | US-FL-Gainesville | US-FL-Pensacola | US-FL-Jacksonville | US-NC-Raleigh | US-FL-Tampa | US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Austin
Job ID
Regular Full-Time

About Us:

We are a highly innovative surveying and engineering company with over 60 years of industry experience serving clients throughout the US and Caribbean.  

At Pickett, we use the acronym S.O.L.V.E. to define our core values that include: Safety first, Outstanding service, Lasting relationships, Valued teamwork and Engaged culture.

“We solve the problems that matter” and we are always looking to add passionate, motivated, and qualified individuals to our rapidly expanding team.

About The Role:

As a Senior Engineer, you will provide senior level engineering/technical expertise on complex electric transmission design projects for high-voltage (HV) and extra high-voltage (EHV) overhead utility systems.


Specifically, the position manages, prepares, reviews and/or provides guidance for line routing, survey coordination, PLS-CADD modeling, structure design, foundation design, clearance checks, plan/profile development, material specification and procurement, constructability evaluations, work order package preparation, permitting, vendor/subcontractor coordination and construction support.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Develop and approve PLS-CADD Criteria
  • Finalize PLS-CADD models
  • Schedule project tasks for project support team
  • Attend client stakeholder meetings
  • Complete design review meetings with the client
  • Mentor/train other engineering team members
  • Provide input on special design questions
  • Attend internal design review meetings

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor's in Engineering (required)
  • Professional Engineer (PE) certification (required)
  • 8+ years of related transmission line engineering experience in the electric utility industry (required)
  • Experience in using PLS-CADD for designing transmission lines (required)
  • Strong experience with design codes and standards such as NESC, IEEE, ASCE, and ACI 
  • Strong experience with liaising substation, environmental, right-of-way construction and maintenance stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability in the application of engineering theories and principles
  • Increasingly proficient in practices of researching engineering and design issues, evaluating alternatives, preparing, and presenting recommendations
  • Ability to work in a safe manner and always obey safety regulations
  • Ability to be a self-starter and thrive in an unstructured, varied and deadline driven work environment
  • Strong ability to collaborate with team members as well as peers in the electrical utility industry
  • Effective communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
  • Demonstrated verbal and technical writing skills

So...Why Join Us?

You will have the opportunity to learn, grow and directly contribute to our business. You will also have a very visible and tangible impact by solving real world problems.

You will contribute significantly to the growth and development of our company while also continuing to be challenged and inspired along the way!

We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive health insurance & benefits, retirement planning support, PTO and more.


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