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Posted: Mon Dec 11 2023

Sr. Program Engineer - Transmission Line - Chicago, IL

Chicago, Illinois


RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Senior Program Engineer (Transmission Line) in Chicago, IL. This is a Full-time, Direct Hire, Hybrid assignment with our client.

Overview of YOUR role as a Senior Program Engineer (Transmission Line):

The Senior Program Engineer (Transmission Line) will manage a dynamic team working in a fast-paced environment, solving challenging problems in the utility sector. The candidate must have a strong educational background in civil engineering design. Experience in managing projects, performing transmission engineering design, scheduling, multi-discipline collaboration, and customer relationship management is desired.  This position will consist of coordinating a portfolio of projects by proactive management of project workloads, scheduling resources, attending project meetings and site walkdowns with clients and our customers team, and partnering with cross functional design teams for transmission projects.

 As a Senior Program Engineer (Transmission Line) YOU will:

  • Managing a high profile large account client as well as assisting with QA/QC with other clients.
  • Successfully executing client projects by interfacing with the client, procuring necessary design inputs, overseeing workflow, and ensuring quality control is maintained and design packages are submitted on time.
  • Occasional travel for client meetings and industry related events may be required.
  • Develop a project pipeline through business development with the client and contributing to bids and proposal development.
  • Liaise with clients to maximize affinity and foster long-term relationship building.
  • Promote continuous improvement to develop streamlined processes and tools that facilitate improvements to departmental technical resources via innovation and automation.
 YOU are the ideal Senior Program Engineer (Transmission Line) if you have:
  • Bachelors of Science (BS) degree in Civil Engineering – Required.
  • 10+ years of transmission line design experience – Required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Suite of programs is required.
  • Expertise with transmission engineering design practices and quality control is required.
  • Expertise with PLS-CADD software is required.
  • Expertise with NESC is required.
  • Strong analytical and technical writing skills.
  • Business acumen and a record of understanding and meeting key project performance metrics.
  • Team player with ability to communicate with clients and staff.
  • Willingness to travel, up to 25%.

It’s a BONUS if you have: 
  • PE Licensure – Preferred.
  • Experience with project management software such as Microsoft Project, P6, or Workfront is desired.
  • Experience with MFAD software is preferred.

Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position.  These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation.  Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations.  An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.
  • Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)
  • Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Repetitive work: Prolonged
  • Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work
  • Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day. 
  • Travel required: 25%

  • About Our Client
     Our Client is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Our Client makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

    Who We Are
    RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.

    RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information, or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

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