Senior Transmission and Distribution Structural Engineer

New York, New York
Apr 17, 2024
May 01, 2024
Engineering, Civil
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description

AECOM has a position available for a Senior Civil/Structural Engineer with experience focused on Substation and Transmission & Distribution projects to support our growing Energy Business Line. AECOM offers the freedom and flexibility to work remotely and/or be located at a variety of Energy offices located in multiple locations across the United States.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Serves as lead engineer and Engineering of Record on small to mid- size projects

Prepare overhead line design using PLS-CADD

Transmission line structural design using PLS-Tower and/or PLS-Pole

Substation support structures and foundation design

Environmental Load Development for transmission and distribution assets. "Wind, Ice, Seismic, etc."

Comprehensive understanding within civil/structural engineering and strong understanding of other engineering disciplines

Provide mentorship for the other civil/structural engineers Versed with the preparation and execution of civil/structural project scope

Fully versed with codes, permits and software applications related to civil/structural engineering for substation and transmission & distribution projects

Fully versed with and can check and review the work sequence, general content and the methods used to generate specifications for the calculations as well as the approval, revision, retention and storage of calculations

Can oversee the review and checking of construction and vendor drawings

Capable of reviewing interdisciplinary vendor documents

Assists with the developing task and effort estimates for proposal support

Understands and assists with the planning and scheduling of engineering tasks within the civil/structural discipline

Works to maintain positive working relationships with peers

Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others

Occasional travel required to other AECOM locations and Client sites

Able to participate in field walks and create field sketches, take dimensions, climb ladders, etc. as necessary.


AECOM's Energy practice provides a wide range of services from consulting and engineering design to energy engineering, energy procurement and construction (EPC) for power, energy efficiency, and renewable energy clients. Our understanding of the big picture - and the interconnection between generation, distribution, storage, and the demand side of the meter - allows us to deliver holistic strategies that improve and modernize next generation energy infrastructure. We connect knowledge and experience across our global framework to bring together a unique combination of engineers, planners, scientists, and project managers who advance cleaner, secure, and more sustainable energy solutions.