Power Transmission Engineer Salary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Average Salary for Power Transmission Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The average salary of a(n) Power Transmission Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $91,075.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Power Transmission Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $43.79.

The average bonus of a(n) Power Transmission Engineer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is $3,160.00.

Job Description:

Develops, designs, provides plan layout, and estimates costs for constructing transmission lines (high-tension facilities for carrying power from source to distributing points). Excludes paraprofessional positions. Visits proposed construction site and selects best and shortest route to avoid interference with telephone or other lines. Submits data on proposed route to right-of-way department for obtaining necessary easements. Arranges for aerial, topographical, and other surveys to be made to obtain pertinent data for planning lines. Devises steel and wood supporting structures for cables, and draws sketch showing their location. Performs detailed engineering calculations to draw up construction specifications, such as cable sag, pole strength, and necessary grounding. Estimates labor, material, and construction costs, and draws up specifications for purchase of materials and equipment. Keeps informed on new developments in electric power transmission. Assists various departments of power company on problems involving transmission-line operation and maintenance. Inspects completed installation. Does not usually plan facilities for distributing power to consumers--see Power Distribution Engineer. Less

Develops, designs, provides plan layout, and estimates costs for constructing transmission lines (high-tension facilities for carrying power from source to distributing points). Excludes paraprofessional positions. Visits proposed construction site and selects best and shortest route to avoid interference with telephone... More

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