Electrical Utility Engineer - Transportation Market at Gresham Smith in Alpharetta, Georgia

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Job Description:

Job Title

Electrical Utility Engineer - Transportation Market


Alpharetta, GA US
Atlanta, GA US
Baton Rouge, LA US
Birmingham, AL US
Jackson, MS US
Knoxville, TN US
Lexington, KY US
Louisville, KY US
Nashville, TN US (Primary)

Job Type


Job Function



Bachelor's Degree

Job Description

Our transportation team helps improve the connectivity of the community through solutions that support the safe and efficient movement of goods, services and people.

Our Transportation team is looking for a Utility Engineer to provide Electric Utility design and coordination to the Transportation Market.


  • Distribution / Transmission Engineering: Responsible for Distribution / Transmission line engineering, including detailed design for high voltage line projects up to 161kV. Duties may include preparing, providing guidance or assist in preparing and developing the engineering deliverables for electric distribution / transmission projects, including: line routing, structure selection and design, plan & profile drawings, hardware and conductor selection, equipment and construction specifications, and all associated calculations.

  • Utility Relocation Engineering: Involved in relocation plans' design for highway construction projects including those funded by DOT.

  • Other Electrical Design: Substation Design, Studies (Arc Flash, System, Capacitor, Grounding, etc.), Design support for electrical power supply elements in ITS and Traffic Signal designs.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Detailed knowledge of the following is required:

    • NESC code requirements

    • Power utilization equipment including: switchgear, protective relays, breakers, transformers, motors and generators

    • Familiarized with DOT Plans production and procedures.

    • Computer-Aided Drafting experience (MicroStation and/or Open Roads experience a plus).

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE), Mechanical Engineering (BSME), or other related degree from an accredited four year college or university.

  • 5-10 Years of experience in High Voltage Overhead and Underground Electrical Utility Distribution (13kV to 46kV), Transmission (69kv to 161kv) Line Design.

  • Registered Professional Engineeror ability to become registered within 12 months. Willingness to acquire licenses in other states.

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Experience in the utility industry

Gresham Smith is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Gresham Smith provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability or any other classification protected by law.

Gresham Smith will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, headhunters, contract recruiters, search firms or employment agencies. An executed GRESHAM PLACEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT (PSA) is required prior to any payment obligation for either a referral or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously executed PSA, GRESHAM SMITH explicitly reserves the right to recruit and hire those candidate(s) at its discretion, and without any financial obligation whatsoever to the recruiter or agency. Any such unsolicited resume or candidate contact information, including those submitted directly to GRESHAM SMITH'S hiring managers or any other employee, shall become the property of GRESHAM SMITH upon receipt.