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Transmission Engineer

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Date: Dec 25, 2020

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 33712 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada  


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated Transmission Engineer to join the Energy team in Mississauga.


The global energy transition is upon us. As we shift to a low carbon world, meeting the growing demand for energy will require revolutionary thinking and a variety of resources. While the market is challenging, these challenges present the biggest opportunities and catalysts for change. 


Hatch’s Energy group partners with clients to provide comprehensive plans that incorporate all aspects of their projects. Our energy expertise in the oil and gas sector comprises the entire value chain—upstream, midstream, and downstream; and in the power sector includes thermal, nuclear, waterpower, renewable, hybrid, transmission and distribution, and grid modernization. Join our team today and help make a difference! 


As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Design and engineering of high voltage overhead transmission lines from conceptual design through to construction. Design activities include route selections, structure design and spotting, electrical studies, preparation of functional specifications for design, material and construction and coordinating of civil and structural designs of transmission lines.
  • Preparing cost and budget estimates and feasibility studies.
  • Preparing work methodologies, execution plans and schedules.
  • Support for risk assessments and resolution of constructability issues.
  • Preparing proposals for engineering of transmission line projects.
  • Delivering transmission line design projects in accordance with project scope, schedule, budget and procedures.
  • Resolving overall design/project execution issues, as required.
  • Interfacing with clients, peers and contractors.
  • Coordinating with various disciplines.
  • Perform field reviews during construction.
  • Ability to take on a project engineer and/or project manager role as required.


You bring to the role:

  • Professional Engineer registered with PEO (or equivalent), or the ability to obtain registration.
  • 5 to 10 years transmission lines design experience.
  • Strong proficiency using PLS software suite: PLS-CADD, PLS-POLE and PLS-TOWER.
  • Experience in electrical calculations and studies such as conductor ampacities, lightning performance, grounding design, EMF, Corona, AI, RI.
  • Familiar with structural and civil design aspects for transmission lines.
  • Familiar with applicable codes, standards and regulations applicable to transmission line design in Canada and the United States.
  • Experience using GIS software packages like ArcGIS is an asset.
  • Experience in field construction is an asset.


Why join us?

  • Expand your expertise technical and a business skill.
  • Collaborate with diverse teams locally and globally.
  • Work in an exciting environment where you can apply your academic learning on a daily basis.
  • Benefit from formal and informal mentorship with subject matter experts in the industry.


What we offer you:

  • Be given opportunities to contribute to complex projects around the world in meaningful ways.
  • Work on problems and gain experience in the office and on project sites.
  • Participate in local Professional Development Programs, Sustainability Week, Toastmasters, and more to develop your skills.
  • Join in charitable, social, and sports activities with other Hatch employees.


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 

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