Project Engineer, Transmission Engineering

| Chicago, IL, USA
Employer Provided Salary: 95,000-115,000 Annually
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Invenergy drives innovation in energy. Powered by decades of entrepreneurial experience and unparalleled execution, we solve the energy challenges facing our customers and communities. We provide power generation and storage solutions at scale around the world to create a cleaner energy future. We develop. We build. We own. We operate. We are Invenergy.

This position will be open for application for at least 3 calendar days from the posting date. This position will remain open for application based on business need, which may be before or after the 3-day posting window.

Job Description

Position Overview

As a Project Engineer, Transmission Engineering, you will participate in the engineering and construction process for cutting-edge transmission projects. You will be responsible for the coordination of activities associated with the siting, design, and construction of Transmission Lines.

 

Other responsibilities will include conceptual project designs in addition to directing engineering design firms that complete the detailed project designs. The electrical system of these projects may include AC voltages ranging anywhere from 34.5 kV - 765 kV, in addition to HVDC or off-shore projects. The project engineer is also responsible for assisting the development and permitting team by creating conceptual designs, coordinating interconnection details, and identifying and providing solutions to critical project constraints.

 

Responsibilities

  • Management of electrical design consultants.

  • Develop conceptual designs that comply with all critical owner and interconnection requirements.

  • Conduct thorough reviews of civil and electrical drawings.

  • Define the scope of all required detailed engineering and review work performed by consultants for accuracy and compliance.

  • Track design schedules, update all stakeholders and ensure that critical dates are met on time.

  • Organize and transfer all as-built documentation to operations team including electrical drawings, schematics, bill of materials, electrical studies, and relay settings.

  • Coordinate with development and environmental teams to meet project needs through engineering support of development agreements and environmental permitting constraints.

  • Assist in developing department level and project specific specifications and requirements.

  • Review competitive bids for owner procured material. Supporting the purchasing of this equipment and manage suppliers throughout the engineering and commissioning process.

  • Monitor construction progress both remotely and via on-site inspections and support resolution of any field issues. Attend on-site meetings with electrical construction contractors and in person coordination meetings with interconnection utilities.

  • Prepare and validate electrical energy calculations.

  • Prepare and validate preliminary right-of-way calculations.

  • Prepare and validate preliminary line rating and line impedance calculations.

  • Witness factory acceptance testing for major equipment.

  • Coordinate with independent engineers and project partners to effectively navigate the technical due diligence process.

  • Assist in the development of new projects by analyzing conceptual designs and RFQ specifications.

  • Coordinate with operations engineering to incorporate lessons learned into new design reviews and specifications to continuously improve quality.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry technology through various training sessions and conferences.

  • Participate in industry working groups and offer opinions to aid the development of new rules, codes and policies that affect renewable projects.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering.

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience

  • Proficiency in PLS-CADD

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 25%.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of transmission line design, ideally acquired through 3-5 years of relevant work experience.

  • Proficiency in PLS-CADD and other Power Line Systems software.

  • Working knowledge of standards and codes (e.g., NESC, GO-95, ASCE, EPRI, ANSI, IEEE).

  • Ability to coordinate and manage projects with multiple levels of interface between outside consultants and other stakeholders.

  • Advanced education or credentials (e.g. MS, PhD, PE, PMP) are a plus

  • Experience with Global Mapper, L-Pile, FAD or similar software is a plus.

  • Experience with other HV/MV electrical infrastructure (e.g., substations, switchyards, distribution, transformers, generators, etc.) is a plus.

  • Proficiency in Bluebeam is a plus.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Salary Range

$100,000 – $115,000

Benefits

Eligible for medical, dental, vision, 401(k), bonus, paid time off, etc.

Invenergy LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.

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Situated at Wacker and Madison in the west loop we are located near numerous bars and restaurants and are within easy access to CTA and Metra transportation hubs.

What are Invenergy Perks + Benefits

Invenergy Benefits Overview

Invenergy's benefits package helps protect and improve the lives of our employees and their families. They also enhance everyday wellbeing and encourage our employees to prepare for present and future needs.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Invenergy participates in various local activities and supports numerous local organizations through partnerships with our affinity groups. We also provide eight hours of volunteer time off per year.
Partners with nonprofits
We invest in mission-driven organizations & causes dedicated to communities we live and work in such as Chicago Urban League, Greater Chicago Food Depository, Hunger Free Colorado.
Open door policy
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Mandated unconscious bias training
Unconscious bias training is woven into our annual DEI training.
Diversity manifesto
Diversity employee resource groups
Black & Brown @ Invenergy, Invenergy +, The New Energy Workers Network, The Invenergy Sustainability Network, The Unidos Network, The Invenergy Veterans Network, and The Invenergy Women’s Network.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Invenergy is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our workforce and recognizes the importance of cultivating an environment of equity and inclusion.
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Invenergy's FSA accounts enables employees to save on their health care and dependent care expenses on a pre-tax basis up to the federally allowed maximum.
Disability insurance
Invenergy has employer paid Long Term and Short Term Disability Insurance with a benefit that is 60% of an employee's covered earnings.
Dental insurance
The Invenergy Dental plan provides coverage for preventive, basic, and major services, including 100% coverage of the cost of preventative care, including x-rays.
Vision insurance
Invenergy's Vision plan gives you access to a national network of both independent providers along with the nation’s most respected optical retail brands.
Health insurance
Invenergy offers three different health insurance plans to meet you and your families' needs. Preventive Care is always covered at 100% and is not subject to the deductible.
Life insurance
Invenergy provides employees with company paid Basic Life insurance benefits equal to 1.5x base annual salary up to a maximum of $300,000. An equal amount of AD&D insurance is also provided.
Pet insurance
Invenergy's pet insurance employee benefit reimburses up to 70% of veterinary services, such as x-rays, blood tests, hospitalization and surgeries.
Wellness programs
Medical plan enrollees have access to Well onTarget, a wellness benefit provided through BCBSIL.
Mental health benefits
Invenergy employees and their household members have access to CompPsych to help with the everyday challenges of life that may affect your health and family life.
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Invenergy's 401(k) retirement plan offers a broad selection of stocks, bonds and international index funds to choose from. Features include traditional pre-tax and Roth post-tax savings accounts.
401(K) matching
Invenergy's 401(k) retirement plan match is equal to 50% of employee 401(k) deferrals, not to exceed 3% of qualified compensation. There is no delay to the start of matching contributions.
Performance bonus
Many of Invenergy's positions have annual performance bonus targets. Specifics vary by position.
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Invenergy offers eight weeks of paid maternity leave and four weeks of paid paternity leave.
Family medical leave
Invenergy offers employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave per year for certain family and medical reasons for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Vacation + Time Off
Generous PTO
Invenergy's PTO policy is 21 days per calendar year for all regular, full-time employees and 26 days per calendar year for employees with five or more years of service.
Paid volunteer time
Invenergy's Volunteer Time Off Policy of eight hours per year is designed to encourage and expand our public service, outreach, and exposure to the communities where we develop, operate and work
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Paid sick days are included in an employee's PTO bank.
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Invenergy pre-tax commuter benefits allows you to pay for part or all of your work-related transportation costs on a pre-tax basis, subject to IRS limits and legislation.
Company-sponsored outings
Invenergy has periodic team outings as well as company-wide annual holiday parties and other events.
Company-sponsored happy hours
Monthly E-Talks with beverages and snacks served.
Onsite office parking
Discounted parking available near the office.
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Invenergy recognizes its most important resource are its employees. To encourage the professional development of Invenergy employees, guidelines have been established to support employee development.
Lunch and learns
Various groups and committees with host lunch and learns.
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Mentorship program
Invenergy has a mentorship program matching mentees with mentors in areas they are interested in.
Online course subscriptions available

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