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Pike Corporation Engineering Manager (Transmission) in Fort Mill, South Carolina

Engineering Manager (Transmission)

Job Number: 210001QR

Primary Location : South Carolina-Fort Mill

Organization : Pike Corporation, Inc.

Provide supervisory and engineering/technical support to a Transmission Line engineering and design team for the purpose of delivering safe, cost-effective, and quality engineering and design services. Incumbents will supervise direct reports including engineers and designers, CAD technicians and administrative personnel. This role includes both direct billable client work (project work) and administrative leadership support to the manager or director. The incumbent is expected to lead projects, perform responsible charge engineering duties, manage project schedules along with managing specific engineering and design business revenue and profitability goals. The incumbent is also responsible for proposal development, project cost estimating and rate development as well as supporting and leading business development efforts. Personnel responsibilities include carrying out such programs as training, performance appraisal, employee recruiting, succession planning and adherence to standards of conduct. Provide technical competency and direction on complex engineering and technical problems in the specific area of expertise for the management of engineering projects.


Provide supervisory and engineering/technical leadership to a skilled, qualified, and motivated engineering and design team by:


  1. Displaying effective leadership skills in motivating, rewarding, and assisting individuals through the use of innovative techniques and effective management systems.

  2. Ensuring that individuals have the training, tools, personal equipment, work environment, and technical support to optimize their performance and achieve desired results.

  3. Coaching, training and mentoring an engineering and design team.

  4. Providing honest and constructive feedback, assistance in setting priorities, and opportunities for personal and professional development.

Perform project management activities on assigned client projects along with Responsible Charge Engineering duties (i.e. Sealing Designs).

Ensure that cost and utilization goals are met by effective planning, organizing, scheduling and monitoring of work activities.

Provide technical leadership to ensure that all specific engineering designs are provided per applicable professional codes and standards by:

  1. Providing technical direction to project teams on complex multi-disciplined projects.

  2. Developing and maintaining engineering standards, work practices, and systems.

  3. Maintaining knowledge of the engineering and technical industry codes, standards, and best practices.

  4. Developing and maintaining knowledge of the current and future enablers, systems, and applications available in the industry to ensure continuous improvement.

Manage customer relations and enhance Pike Engineering reputation.

Administer and ensure adherence to Pike Engineering corporate safety policies.

Carry out administrative duties in accordance with company policy.

Assist in recruiting efforts, business development and strategic planning.

Perform other duties as assigned by management.


Complex; established procedures not available. Major decision making.


Influences decisions of major nature. High degree of tact and diplomacy to obtain favorable decisions or maintain good will.


Manage a team of Transmission Line engineering and design professionals with direct supervisory responsibility.

QU A LIFIC A TIONS : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Required High school degree or GED.

Required A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or University in Civil or Electrical Engineering and experience equivalent to 10 years in Engineering practice.

Required Engineering Degree awarded from a College of University that is accredited by ABET.


10 Year(s) Experience in Transmission Line Engineering


Required: Professional Engineer (P.E.) and an NCEES record.


A. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.

B. Ability to write reports, Business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

C. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or the business community


A. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry.

B. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret spread sheets.

C. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference and fundamentals of plan and solid geometry and trigonometry.


A. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

B. Ability to define problems collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.




Work independently.


Customer Oriented.

Able to manage multiple tasks and provide leadership to other team members.


  • Skilled in principles of project management.

  • NCEES and registration as a Professional Engineer in multiple states

  • Experience in the electric utility industry.

  • 10 years of electrical utility Transmission Line design experience (as an employee, contractor, or consultant) with a working knowledge High Voltage Transmission line design at voltage of 69kV and higher.

  • Technical competency in all aspects of Transmission Line utility design including general arrangement and layout of the structures; understanding of the functions and application of all Line components (hardware, poles, permits, survey, clearances, loading) ; understanding of foundation design, grounding, lightning and shielding protection, sag and tension limits; etc.

  • Knowledgeable of a complete a detailed bill of material showing all materials required for the construction of Transmission Lines.

  • Ability to ensure that a complete design package (drawings, bill of materials, conduit lists, construction specifications, etc.) are delivered to the client within budget and on time with a high level of quality.

  • Working knowledge of NESC, ASCE, ACI and IEEE.

  • Working knowledge and experience to perform:

  • PLSCADD Line design

  • PLSPOLE structure design.

  • MFAD Foundation design.

  • Total installed cost estimating

  • Specifications and Contract documents.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical demands described here are representatives 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 individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. How much on the job time is spent in the following physical activities?
  • Stand 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)

  • Walk 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)

  • Sit 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)

  • Talk or Hear 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)

  • Use Hands to Feel, Handle or finger tools or controls 1/3 to 2/3 (Frequently)

  • Climb or balance Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Stoop, Kneel, Crouch or crawl Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Reach with Hands and Arms Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Taste or Smell None

  1. Does this job require that weight be lifted or force to be exerted? If so, how much and how often?
  • Up to 10 Pounds Up to 1/3

  • Up to 25 Pounds None

  • Up to 50 Pounds None

  • Up to 100 Pounds None

  • More than 100 Pounds None

  1. Does this job have any special vision requirements?

☒Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)

☒Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)

☒Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)

☒Peripheral visions (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

☒Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)

☒Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust the eyes to bring an object into sharp focus.

WOR K ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Wet, humid conditions (non- weather) Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Work near moving mechanical parts None

  • Work in high, precarious places None

  • Fumes or airborne particles Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Toxic or caustic chemicals None

  • Outdoor weather conditions Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Extreme cold (non-weather) None

  • Extreme Heat (non-weather) None

  • Risk of electrical shock Up to 1/3 (Occasionally)

  • Work with explosives None

  • Risk of radiation None

  • Vibration None

While performing this job, the noise level in the work environment is: Moderate Noise (Examples: business office with typewriters, and or computer printer, light traffic)

Equal Opportunity Employment: :

Pike Engineering is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Pike Engineering is a Non-Union Company

NOTE : This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Req ID: 210001QR