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Manager Transmission Engineering


White Plains, US


The Manager of Transmission Design Engineering oversees and coordinates transmission related projects and activities to produce high quality engineering solutions which are on schedule, within budget and in accordance with stakeholder requirements.



  • Oversee staff and external consultant analysis of transmission line rerouting, structure selection and design, hardware and conductor selection for high voltage transmission projects up to 765kV.
  • Develop equipment and construction specifications and associated calculations.
  • Work closely with other engineering and design staff to develop solutions and responses to customer needs.
  • Solve complex challenges and work with external developers to ensure a smooth transition for interconnections with NYPA’s transmission system.
  • Promote a culture of safety throughout the entire organization.
  • Establish NYPA transmission standards and requirements.
  • Develop staff technical expertise and leadership capabilities to ensure succession planning and critical core competencies are maintained within NYPA.
  • Collaborate with other engineering disciplines, site personnel, project management, project development & licensing, emergency management, regulatory agencies, external stakeholders and other business units.
  • Respond and adapt to emergent and changing priorities driven by NYPA, NYISO, PSC, and Article VII processes.
  • Support, execute, and review multi-aspect or multi-phase projects to be completed on schedule and within budget in collaboration with internal teams, contractors, and external vendors.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Thorough understanding of NESC requirements and other codes, standards, regulations and construction processes within the utility industry.
  • Knowledge of transmission maintenance and construction guidelines and practices.
  • Ability to produce clear and concise reports, presentations and other documentation on complex topics to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong application of analytical skills to generate solutions using accepted standards.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively manage and integrate internal staff and external consultants
  • Capability of building and developing teams and fostering teamwork across business units
  • Strong collaboration, communication, and negotiation skills to influence senior management, peers, and outside policy makers
  • Proficiency in PLS CADD and the ability to learn new computer software programs quickly 
  • Knowledge of industry codes and standards
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local regulations 

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Structural, or Mechanical Engineering required
  • Minimum 8 years applicable experience required
  • New York State Professional Engineer license required
  • Experience leading teams with or without direct supervision required

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to access all areas of the plant including ability to climb and work at high elevations and in confined spaces; ability to walk a significant distance, sometimes on uneven ground.
  • Approximately 25% travel, primarily within NY State


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Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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