Transmission Siting Specialist

Cincinnati, OH 45202

Post Date: 05/24/2018 Job ID: 164180 Industry: Energy Pay Rate: DOE

Job Description:

The Transmission Siting Specialist will be responsible for ensuring the implementation of consistent practices in siting transmission line and substation facilities.

Will execute successful siting projects.

Responsible for ensuring that siting transmission facilities meets federal, state and local laws and regulations in addition to corporate and departmental policies and procedures.

Ensure consistent practices in siting transmission facilities and also consistent filings for these facilities.

Maintain project schedules and accountability for meeting specified schedules for siting tasks.

Track project schedules and tasks in Primavera.

Prepare siting project reports.

Serve as a siting subject matter expert and provide specialized technical expertise and judgment to resolve siting issues.

Maintain comprehensive knowledge on land use, siting, permitting, and environmental laws and regulations and a working knowledge of technical aspects of siting requirements.

Evaluate and review basic proposed and existing codes, standards, regulations and guidelines to determine the impact on company programs and facility operations and assists in comments to the project team.

Provide expert testimony on siting projects.


High school diploma or GED

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science or other related field of study

Minimum of seven years of experience

Proficient in ArcGIS

Excellent negotiating skills with regulators and the public.

Professional certification/license (e.g. Project Management Professional, AICP Certified Planner, Professional Engineer, Professional Landscape Architect)

Experience working for a regulated electric utility.

Demonstrated ability to successfully influence outcome with a high level of collaboration.

Experience supporting and managing land-development or linear projects.

Demonstrated ability to manage/lead personnel from diverse groups working toward a common goal or objective.

Local candidates preferred

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

April Shelton

April Shelton is a senior recruiter with more than 25 years in the industry. April specializes in nuclear, power, and energy engineering. Her advice to job seekers is "Always have an updated resume. Don’t reply to a job posting if you are not fully qualified. If you use a cell phone as your primary contact, make sure it is professional and doesn’t have a song playing or an unprofessional voicemail message."

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