ITC Holdings Engineer (Various Levels) in Novi, Michigan

Engineer (Various Levels)

Location: MI - Novi

Department: Engineering

Description

JOB SUMMARY

Supports business objectives through one of the following specialty areas: Overhead and Underground Transmission Line Design Engineering.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as lead engineer on design projects by checking designs submitted by contractors, issuing the project for construction when approved and participating in the creation of conceptual designs and layouts.

  • Reviews and approves designs created by other Engineers and Associate Engineers

  • Prepares cost estimates, material requisitions, specifications and drawings for internally designed projects.

  • Responds to inquiries from Planning or other departments related to existing or future overhead line or substation projects in the ITCT or METC footprints.

  • Participates on a work team of Transmission Line or Substation Design Engineers.

  • Participates in work group policy development, policy implementation, negotiation and resolution of issues.

  • Collaborates with other engineers and departments which may include consulting, managing projects, organizing resources or maintenance.

  • Provides technical support and recommendations to field personnel and contractors in the installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of system components.

  • Provides expertise for projects and committees regarding technical and non-technical matters related to design engineering.

  • Generates internal and external reports on various facets of transmission system.

  • Attends meetings and training sessions to increase professional knowledge and skills.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering.

  • Knowledge of electric utility system operations, planning, protection, design, construction and/or maintenance functions preferred.

  • Minimum Experience:

  • No work experience required for an Associate Engineer level.

  • Minimum of two (2) years of work experience in related area for an Intermediate Engineer level.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in related area for Senior Engineer level

  • Power system coursework preferred for electrical engineering majors.

  • Working knowledge of applicable codes and standards including National Electronic Safety Code (NESC), American Concrete Institute (ACI) and American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) preferred for civil engineering majors.

  • Utility experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Access).

  • Ability to learn and utilize job specific software.

  • Possess sound analytical problem-solving and documentation skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with superiors and individuals inside and outside the Company.

  • Ability to multi-task and work under minimal supervision in a team environment.

  • Knowledge of PLS-CADD line design software preferred.

ITC Holdings is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and has a strong institutional commitment

to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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