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Transmission Line Graduate Engineer
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Job Description


Realtime Utility Engineers, Inc. (RUE) is a consulting engineering firm providing Substation and Transmission Line Engineering, as well as field services such as commissioning, testing and construction project management, to electric utilities nationwide.

Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, with branch offices in Maple Grove, MN and Boston, MA. Realtime is currently searching for motivated individuals, who have the desire to grow professionally, and contribute to the continued successes of our company. If you offer innovative thinking, resourcefulness, and are motivated to address and conquer every day, real-world challenges, please apply online.


We are currently seeking a Graduate Engineer in our Transmission line group. With guidance from a Supervising Engineer and department staff, the Transmission Line Graduate Engineer is responsible for design-related tasks in support of high voltage (69,000 Volts and above) transmission line projects. Typical transmission line project duties include, but are not limited to, route selection, structure spotting, above grade structural analysis, foundation design, electrical and physical clearance evaluation, wire selection, drawing creation and review, material procurement, construction support, and project closeout.

* Use PLS-CADD and other industry standard software to design high-voltage transmission lines to client specifications
* Weigh competing constraints to determine design solutions that best meet client goals
* Apply basic foundation and structural analysis knowledge to design and analyze transmission line structures
* Interpret industry codes to ensure electrical clearance and public safety requirements are met
* Travel to client offices or transmission project sites throughout the United States for the purpose of client meetings, constructability reviews, inspection of in-progress or as-built projects, or other client requirements
* Perform Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) reviews of drawings and documents prepared by others in the department
* Review vendor drawings for accuracy and completeness
* Develop department-specific design tools
* Other duties as assigned


* A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from an ABET accredited College or University with a structural and/or foundation concentration.
* An Engineer in Training (EIT) certificate or the ability to obtain the EIT certificate within two years of the date of hire is required.
* Working knowledge of computer applications (including but not limited to Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe Acrobat) is required.
* Candidate must pass a background and drug screening.


* Internship or other prior work experience within the industry.

Candidates will be placed in the appropriate job title based on education, years of experience and industry knowledge.

RUE offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(k) with immediate vesting, life and disability insurance, flexible spending plan, health savings account with company contribution, employee assistance plan and more.

Must be at least 18 years of age and legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

Further information on our company can be found at www.rue-inc.com.

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About Realtime Utility Engineers

Realtime Utility Engineers, Inc. is a progressive and growing consulting engineering firm providing Substation and Transmission Line Engineering to electric utilities nationwide. With an exceptional team of managers, engineers, designers and technicians who have decades of experience working in the electric utility industry, our first-hand experience allows us to understand each project from our Clients' perspective. Realtime is committed to quality and service. We strive to not only meet, but exceed, our Clients' expectations. We do this by listening carefully to our Clients' needs and concerns. We believe in timely involvement, with strong communication established early on. Our philosophy is to become a key supporting member of our Clients' team. Realtime's primary goal is to build long-term relationships with Clients. Working together, we can meet your current and future project needs.