Senior Transmission Lines Engineer


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


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Job Description

We are a vibrant, dedicated team of Transmission & Distribution (T&D) professionals who provide advice and expertise to our high-profile clients throughout NZ, Australia and Asia. Our renowned team of experts also support our global power teams.

As a Senior Transmission Lines Engineer, you will be involved in leading the modelling, design of structures and foundations for Transmission Lines projects.

Each day you will be challenged with a different problem to solve and there will be endless opportunities for you to advance your career in the T&D sector.

Whilst the role is based in our modern CBD office, there will be some travel required and assignments offshore.

Day to day tasks include:

  • Concept and Detailed Design of Transmission Lines using PLS-CADD software
  • Modelling of structures using PLS-TOWER, PLS-POLE
  • Foundation designs – varying from normal concrete foundations to pile foundations
  • Site visits and inspections as required
  • Drafting design reports
  • Assisting with the preparation of proposals
  • Interfacing / developing relationships with clients to secure new opportunities
  • Mentoring and supporting junior members of the team


The following qualifications and experience are highly desired, but if you don’t tick all the boxes you could still be a perfect fit for this role. Please apply, all applications will be considered.

  • University degree in Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 7 years transmission lines industry experience
  • Proficient in PLS software packages
  • In depth knowledge of transmission line design up to 330kV and higher voltage levels
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and a team player
  • Site experience / experience in projects being constructed


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Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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