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Transmission Engineer 1

Johnson City, TX, US, 78636

Position open until filled

Minimum starting pay for this position is $69,120 annually or commensurate with experience



Position Summary

This position is responsible for performing routine technical work, applying established techniques and procedures to perform engineering tasks under the direction of a professional engineer.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review and evaluate transmission line design under the direction of a professional engineer
  • Research technical specifications
  • Operate computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment
  • Study technical data to determine appropriate limits and variables for product, process or materials specifications
  • Prepare and study technical drawings, specifications of transmission lines and topographical maps to become familiar with standards and customer requirements
  • Confer with management, engineers, customers and others to discuss existing or potential engineering projects and products
  • Review construction, installation, maintenance, support, documentation and testing activities to ensure compliance with specifications, codes and customer requirements
  • Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment
  • Perform detailed calculations to define and establish manufacturing, construction and installation standards and specifications
  • Review and report project progress to assure projects are completed satisfactorily, on time and within budget
  • Perform a variety of standard engineering computations and analysis
  • Prepare engineering drawings, maps and construction specifications
  • Perform basic staking and survey work
  • Research material specifications and resolve basic material issues
  • Research technical specifications


• Maintain the security of confidential information

• Stay abreast of advances in technology

• Demonstrate regular and prompt attendance

• Performs other related duties as necessary or assigned.


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data, configuration, or processing information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Knowledge of Power System transmission materials, such as structures, foundations, insulators, anchor bolts, etc.
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems


Minimum Qualifications - (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensing)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Directly related experience may substitute for education
  • Valid Driver’s License


Physical Demands and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of essential duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties that may be assigned based on the needs of the Cooperative.




Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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