Civil Engineer
Mesa Brand
 Chattanooga, TN

Requisition Number: CIVIL01369

Civil Engineer

Mesa seeks a Transmission/Civil Engineer whose primary work consists of working with new and existing transmission line structures and foundations. Candidate must have a strong understanding of PLS CADD and Transmission Engineering concepts and limitations.

Education/Experience/Licensure:

  • BSCE from an ABET accredited College/University
  • Minimum of 4 years progressively responsible experience
  • Professional registration is desirable for this position

Responsibilities:

  • Works under the direction of Senior/Principal Engineers and Engineering Managers.
  • On a task basis, is responsible for preparation and completion of discipline engineering designs and supporting documentation such as design criteria, calculations, drawings and specifications.
  • Must have basic understanding of all drawing types required for a project, understanding their purpose, inter-relationship with other sets of deliverables, method of generation, and cost to produce.
  • Assists in definition of project objectives, and definition of project requirements and design approaches for routine projects.
  • Exercises limited judgment in the independent evaluation selection, and adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Performs technical and coordination checking/ review of deliverables and other project documents. Ensures deliverables comply with Business Unit procedures and meet applicable design requirements.
  • Capable of preparing/checking calculations using engineering formulas and skills or application specific software as required.
  • Manages personal task assignments, and may occasionally assist more senior engineers/designers in supervising, scheduling, and checking work of other design team members.
  • Assists in resolution of construction issues, supporting design staff to resolve problems and concerns in a timely manner.
  • Identifies conflicting design or schedule requirements and generates Project Deviation Notices in a timely fashion.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to identify, analyze, and solve routine technical problems related to specialty area.
  • Possess aptitude for computing and design.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess good interpersonal skills to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Possess willingness to accept responsibility for technical adequacy of all output.
  • Possess working knowledge of computers and software such as AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, and software used for specific technical applications within the department.
  • Possess willingness to develop, promote and comply with Mesa safety requirements.

WORK ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS:

  • Normal office environment with occasional field trips to plant sites requiring ability to walk and climb stairs or ladders in a plant or industrial environment occasionally requiring occasional overnight (or longer) stays.
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