Transmission Engineer

  • ID: 539024
  • Posted: 5/17/2024
  • Location: San Antonio, TX
  • Category: Pro - Engineering
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is seeking highly qualified candidates for Transmission Engineer work ON-SITE with our client in San Antonio, TX. 

Pay: $64.61/ hr.

Hours: 40 hrs/Week 

Length: Direct Hire


Here's what you'd do:

  • The Transmission Engineer position holds the responsibility for the safe, reliable, and economic round-the-clock operation of the electric transmission system. 
  • Duties include engineering responsibilities for the design, construction, maintenance, and operation activities of our electric transmission lines, producing design packages for electric transmission capital projects needed to ultimately provide service and increased reliability to our customers, generating project estimates & schedules, participating in root cause analyses, studying encroachment cases, developing & managing contracts for labor and materials, making site visits to monitor construction activities, and other engineering activities as they arise.
  • Plans, designs, and oversees construction of electric transmission lines
  • Analyzes existing transmission lines for conductor upgrades and communications cable additions
  • Researches and studies new technologies, methods, and equipment
  • Drafts, finalizes, approves, accumulates, and issues drawings, material lists, manuals, and schedules for construction and revises transmission records to reflect as-built conditions
  • Coordinates, schedules, and plans transmission project activities and provides technical support
  • Specifies, requisitions, and approves material for transmission projects
  • Develops, approves, and maintains material specifications and construction standards Develops design processes and procedures
  • Provides transmission project budget estimates and monthly spending projections
  • Writes construction contracts and manages contractors on projects
  • Estimates quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to determine project feasibility
  • Uses SAP to determine project costs, order materials and monitor project progress
  • Participates in routing & siting projects
  • Supports COSA Civic Projects where transmission towers or lines are in conflict
  • Review encroachment requests for customers and developers
  • Performs other duties as assigned


 About Acara Solutions

Acara is a premier provider of recruiting and workforce solutions-we help companies compete for talent. With a legacy of experience in a variety of industries around the world, we partner with clients, listen to their needs, and customize visionary talent solutions that drive desired business outcomes. We leverage decades of experience to deliver contingent staffing, direct placement, executive search, and workforce services worldwide.

Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in PLS CADD

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • Oral and Written Communications
  • Personal Computer Usage
  • Project Management
  • Certifications in Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Texas
  • Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures in this field to complete duties and assignments.
  • Demonstrated mastery of engineering discipline skills Ability to lead cross-functional business initiatives and teams
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively handle a broad range of engineering assignments with minimum supervision
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams on internal projects
  • Demonstrated ability to manage project costs, timeline, scope, and risks
  • Ability to effectively check work product for adequacy, quality, and accuracy
  • Effective communication skills focused on understanding customer needs and developing resolution
  • Good people skills, with a bias for a collaborative working style
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Package, including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software, electronic mail, and scheduling

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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