Transmission Line Engineer
Utilities | Lisle, Illinois

Who We Are

We’re a people-first organization. We value knowledge and learning. We believe in the power of connection and collaboration and we seek to build relationships that mean something. We employ some of the best and brightest in the industry and we work hard to maintain a culture that our people can be proud of.

Working For Primera

Our Utilities division is a talented team of experts working together to provide solutions that are vital to energizing our future. We provide full-service electrical, civil, and structural engineering services to support electric and gas utilities nationwide. We’re also fortunate to support wind farms and renewables; transmissions systems; and university and industrial facilities.

Who You Are

  • You have a bachelor’s electrical engineering or civil engineering with a structural emphasis (a masters will set you apart), and at least 10 years of experience. You’re also a licensed professional engineer.
  • You possess a strong knowledge of industry codes, standards and best practices.
  • You’re proficient with business and engineering applications. PLS-CADD is a must, and experience in AutoCAD and/or Microstation is a plus. You also have basic knowledge of design-specific calculation software tools.
  • You’re a strong communicator with outstanding team skills. You have the ability to interface and collaborate effectively with others.

What You'll Do

  • You’ll gain invaluable structural engineering experience. You’ll lead transmission design on large/complex projects and utilize design software PLS- CADD for line design.
  • You’ll create design documents and drawings for new transmission line projects including structural specifications, plan and profile drawings, foundation drawings, staking sheets, generating bills of materials, and applying field mark-ups of project as-built drawings.
  • You’ll assign staff to projects, perform group resource leveling to accommodate changes in project workload, and meet project deliverable schedules.
  • You’ll communicate and coordinate project activities with internal team members, you’ll build strong relationships and learn the importance of superior client service, and you’ll interface with vendors with the support of your supervisor. You’ll also assist with Primera’s business development efforts.
  • You’ll enjoy what you do. You’ll work with great people, continue to learn and grow, and have a good time doing it.

Some of What You'll Enjoy

  • An excellent benefits package including 401K match and employee stock ownership, gym and transit subsidies, paid volunteer time off, parental leave, continuing education reimbursement and much more
  • Flexible work scheduling in a fast-growing company
  • Colleagues that appreciate differences in people, perspectives, cultures, and ideas
  • The fruits of our employee-led committees focused on offering engaging social, wellness and community service activities all year long

Equal Employment Opportunity
Primera is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. Primera’s practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion and compensation, shall not be based on any person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, disability, physical handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group as defined by law.

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