Transmission Engineer
Electrical Consultants, Inc.
Madison, WI

About $77,000 - $100,000 a year


Electrical Consultants, Inc., a leading power engineering consultant firm, has an immediate opening for a transmission design engineer in Madison, WI to serve as a design engineer responsible for conceptual, preliminary, and final design of T&D projects 4160 V through 500 kV.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the design of overhead transmission and distribution lines. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: preliminary engineering and budgetary cost estimates; complete PLS-CADD based transmission designs; directing drafters and designers in the development of construction documents; preparation and review of design specifications and preparation of detailed design calculations. Occasional travel required.

Minimum Requirements: BSCE or MSCE, 5+ years of transmission design and project engineering experience in the utility engineering industry required. Solid working knowledge of the PLS-CADD suite of design software tools and well versed in the design of wood, steel, and concrete pole structures. Experience in lattice tower design a plus. Excellent communication, organizational and writing skills a must as candidate will be responsible for preparation of project design documents including Technical Line Designs, plan & profile (structure spotting), staking sheets, contracts and specifications. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Adobe, ESRI, AutoCAD and Bentley products a plus. Successful applicant must not require immigration sponsorship now or in the future. Successful applicant may be subject to client-mandated drug and background checking. Occasional travel/driving may be requested. Successful applicants are subject to ECI’s auto insurance carrier requirements.

Salary commensurate with experience and education. Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • 401(k), profit sharing and employee stock ownership plan
  • Paid vacation, personal days and holidays
  • Continued professional education reimbursement

Electrical Consultants, Inc. (ECI) employs over 500 engineers, designers, project managers, surveyors, ROW agents, environmental planners, construction professionals and support staff in 16 offices across the U.S. The firm has 30 years of experience in the planning, engineering and construction of a wide range of power delivery projects including substations, transmission lines, distribution systems, communication systems and industrial facilities. Visit our website at

Submit letter of application, resume and list of 3 professional references.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time


  • transmission design and project engineering: 5 years (Required)
  • PLS-CADD suite: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off