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Civil Engineer (Transmission Projects)

Duration:2 year contract (W2)

Location: South Plainfield, NJ, 07080

Job Responsibilities:

Duties and responsibilities include the development of projects including needs justification, feasibility and financial analysis. Develop and maintain plans and specifications for construction. Develop and communicate clear project components, durations, scopes, etc. Provide the engineering expertise for Outside Plant Electric Transmission (Overhead and Underground). Productively interact with internal and external multi-disciplined customers, contractors, agencies, and engineers. Provide problem solving services in handling conflicts between client transmission facilities and others. Project management responsibilities related to engineering, construction and support services include: developing business cases for projects linked to strategic and financial plans; evaluating technical and operational requirements; developing conceptual models and performing feasibility studies; cost estimation; preparing design and installation specifications and bid packages; evaluating bid packages; overseeing performance of contracted design and installation work.


  • B.S. in Civil Engineering with at least one (1) year of Electric Transmission type Engineering Design Experience.
  • Experience in Transmission Structure design.
  • Knowledge in underground transmission cable engineering and manhole design.
  • Designing, troubleshooting and maintenance of transmission lines.
  • Applicant must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organizing skills, must be adaptable and be results-oriented.
  • Electric Utility or plant experience and knowledge of outside plant electric transmission systems, which includes design and cost estimate.
  • Familiarity with utility best practices, IEEE, ASME, NESC and NEMA Standards.
  • Candidate requires knowledge of company or other industry engineering and design standards.
  • Clear and concise writing and verbal communications skills are essential. 
  • On call 24/7 availability to handle emergency replacement work and assist during system emergency situation.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license

Work activities will include the following projects (for full list of projects, please apply directly to

Various switch projects which involve reconductoring, termination relocations and stop joint installations. Projects including circuits currently in various stages of engineering and various tasks coordinating with Project Integration.

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