Senior Transmission Engineer

Flexible Location
Mar 12, 2012
Apr 11, 2012
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

 Company Info

Founded in 1938, Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. utilizes innovation to envision, plan, engineer and build infrastructure that responds to social, civic and economic needs. We are corporately structured into functioning workgroups serving diverse markets. Our network of more than 550 professionals provides broad services throughout numerous office locations strategically serving clients. Our employees actively participate throughout the communities in which we live. We encourage compassion through volunteering time, serving on boards and donating to charities.


Kadrmas, Lee & Jackson, Inc. is an employee-owned company who offers competitive compensation, cafeteria benefits including various insurance options, 401k and profit sharing retirement program, and provides an environment for personal and professional growth.


A Bachelor of Science degree in civil or electrical engineering and PE are required; however, applicable experience may be accepted. A minimum of 10-15 years of related experience in high-voltage transmission line design, route selection, structure and material design and selection, specifications, plans and commissioning, proficiency in PLS-CADD software and underground design is highly desired. This position is a leadership position. The individual must have experience leading interdisciplinary project teams, interacting with people at all levels and communicating effectively. Strong computer skills, detail-oriented, self-starter, leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills are essential.


·         Design of transmission lines 69 KV through 345 KV.

·         Assist in the design of substations and transmission switching stations and providing guidance for system improvements.

·         Utilize working knowledge of ANSI, IEEE, and other equipment standards, as well as an understanding of the National Electric Safety Code requirements.

·         Develop and supervise a staff of engineers and technicians.

·         Effectively deal with difficult situations and confrontation both internally and externally with contractors and clients.

·         Exercise independent thinking, creativity, and initiative in the performance of these duties.

·         Perform all responsibilities with attention to detail and deadlines.

·         Must project a professional, positive attitude and exercise confidentiality.

·         Work effectively both independently and as team member.

·         Understand, interpret, participate in, and implement company-mandated safety policies.

·         Travel is required; may work overtime, especially during the construction season.


Language:  Read, write, and interpret documents and interact with co-workers. Effectively present information to specified groups or individuals.

Math:  Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Apply concepts of basic algebra, geometry, trigonometry and financial functions.

Reasoning: Apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other:  Operate a computer working in spreadsheet, database, word processing, and other various software programs. Must have excellent analytical, multitasking, organizational, written communication, and oral communication skills.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.

The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The noise level on the construction site is often loud.