Transmission Line EIT
Kansas City, MO  / St. Louis, MO 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental, and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts, and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative-action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

Primary Responsibilities

HDR Engineering is looking for a Transmission Line EIT to join our growing and a nationally ranked team of Power Delivery professionals in Kansas City or Saint Louis, Missouri.

The primary duties of a Transmission Line EIT include in partnership with the Project Manager (PM), responsibility for technical execution of high voltage electrical transmission line projects of any size and complexity on schedule, within budget, and meeting HDR and client quality standards. An EIT is responsible for leading a project team to perform the technical execution of a project. Experience with overhead transmission line design and construction from 69kV thru 500kV preferred.

Specific duties include:

  • Leads overall technical direction of projects and provides guidance and oversight to a technical team of engineers, designers, CADD technicians, and project support staff
  • Scope and schedule support to the PM, including work breakdown structure development and implementation, change management, and schedule management.
  • Budget support to the PM for proposal development, progress assessment, and change management.
  • Must thoroughly understand and implement the HDR Quality Management Systems (QMS) requirements, processes, and procedures to deliver a world-class quality product to the client.
  • Supports scheduling for and/or performs quality reviews for all deliverables. Ensures appropriate reviewer(s) are assigned.
  • Coordinates with operations leaders and PM for resource planning and management.
  • Works independently and may direct, mentor, train, and/or supervise one or more EIT's, CADD/Designers, and administrative staff.
  • Independently coordinates the work of engineers and the balance of the team throughout an entire project life cycle.
  • Participates in project reviews as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • BS degree in Engineering required. Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical preferred.
  • EIT required
  • EPC project experience a plus.
  • Demonstrates leadership and communication skills.
  • Track record of working cooperatively with diverse teams, regional, department, technical managers and project staff.
  • Committed to quality, improvement and HDR values.
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and PLS-CADD suite.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of Transmission Line design experience required.
  • PE license or ability to obtain PE within 1 year preferred.


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Missouri-Kansas City
Other Locations: United States-Missouri-St Louis
Industry: Power
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Transmission/Distribution Eng
Job Posting: Sep 6, 2023

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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