Project Engineer – Outside Plant Electric Transmission

South Plainfield NJ   Contract
Feb 4, 2019   Open

Job Description:

Work as an engineer in the Project Engineering Dept. within the Delivery Projects and Construction Organization, utilizing a broad knowledge of business and engineering principles and practices acquired through progressive experience.

Outside Plant Electric Transmission (Overhead and Underground) and Transmission Supervision and Support experience. Transmission Right of Way specifications and control, fault evaluations, circuit ratings, Standards, material recommendations and requisitions, maintenance specifications.


  • B.S in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree or technical experience
  • 0-5 years of electrical utility or plant experience and knowledge of outside plant electric transmission systems, which includes design and cost estimate.
  • Experience in cable and conductor ratings and impedance calculation parameters.
  • Knowledge in underground transmission cable engineering.
  • Designing, troubleshooting and maintenance of fiber optic systems.
  • Applicant must have effective problem-solving and decision-making skills, strong planning and organizing skills, must be adaptable and be results-oriented.
  • Clear and concise writing and verbal communications skills are essential.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must foster an inclusive work environment and respects all aspects of diversity
  • Must demonstrate and value differences in others’ strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices


  • Advanced technical training or P.E license
  • Familiarity with utility best practices, IEEE, ASME, NESC and NEMA Standards.
  • Candidate requires knowledge of company or other industry engineering and design standards.
  • Experience in working on electrical layout, one line control, alarms, auxiliary power, SCADA and metering circuits in order to effectively support projects.
  • Experience with electrical substations and switching stations equipment, e.g., transformers, circuit breakers, medium voltage switchgear, regulators, capacitor banks, disconnect switches and associated electrical system for switching and substations and or outside plant electric distribution and/or transmission systems.


  1. Local Candidate
  2. Electrical Engineer (0 to 5 years) experience
  3. Preferably: Transmission experience (138 kV, 230 kV, 345 kV, 500 kV); but not required


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