CapX Transmission Line Principal Engineer

Filed under:Nuts & Bolts — posted by admin on May 6, 2009 @ 6:51 pm

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Hmmmmm… what happened to their Engineer?

Transmission Line Principal Engineer

Posted by: Xcel Energy <amanda.l.sirek@xcelenergy.com> on May 06, 2009 at 13:11:10.

Contract / Temp to Perm / Permanent: Permanent
City: Minneapolis or EauClaire
Country: United States

A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited curriculum, or equivalent, plus appropriate continuing education is required for this position. It is expected that one of the primary responsibility of this position will be involvement in the CAPX 2020 series of projects. CAPX2020 is a joint initiative of 11 transmission-owning utilities in Minnesota and the surrounding region that are to expand the high voltage electric transmission grid (nearly 650 Miles of new 345kV transmission lines) to ensure continued reliable service (www.capx2020.com). Engineering Involvement in this project would include; permitting support, creating detailed scopes, engineering calculations, detailed design drawings, Modeling in PLS CADD, material specification & requisitions, estimating, construction support, overall project coordination and scheduling. This position also requires occasional on call duties and after hours response. Other core responsibilities are to provide engineering and design for the construction of transmission lines in Minnesota, Wisconsin, N. Dakota, S. Dakota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. These lines range in voltage from 35kV to 500kV. Work in Xcel Energy’s Transmission Line Engineering Department provides a broad range of career opportunities and extremely challenging high voltage projects. Please verify that your education and/or experience meets the minimum requirements listed. Please do not apply if you do not possess the requirements. Relocation may be offered for this position.

Has full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing and coordinating project assignments. Plans and develops engineering projects which have unique or controversial problems and which have an important impact on the corporation. Work involves exploration of subject area, definition of scope and selection of problems for investigation and development of novel solutions. Maintains contacts with individuals and units within and outside the corporation for action on technical matters. Requires the use of advance techniques with knowledge and expertise resulting from extensive progressive experience.

To express interest, please send an updated resume and salary requirements to amanda.l.sirek@xcelenergy.com.

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