Parsons Corporation Senior Civil Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Civil Engineer


Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Ready to put your engineering expertise to work on marqueeinfrastructure projects that will change the urban fabric of our community? Would you enjoy being involved on a wide variety of engineering tasks on large scale, complex projects?

The Lead Engineer for Transmission Line and Civil Engineering has the primary responsibility for leading a team of engineers, in support of the design, construction, maintenance and operation of Transmission Lines on the Eversource System in CT and Western MA.

This position provides Transmission Line and Civil Engineering group day-to-day technical guidance to assist the development of Transmission Projects with regards to design requirements, regulatory and environmental impact mitigation, low costs solutions, and engineering best.

In this role, you must have familiarity with design codes, theories, and the relevant software packages.

Specific duties include:

Design and analysis of overhead and underground transmission lines,

Design of line supporting structures, foundation designs, clearance evaluations, development of documentation for regulatory and siting agencies (including drawings, reports, interrogatory responses, etc.), representation of TLCE in industry, legal and regulatory proceedings, and other duties as required.

Responsible for the supervision, development and coaching of the TLCE project design team (including timesheet review and approvals and mid-year and yearly reviews).

Essential Functions:

Develop training materials for incumbent and new employees in the technical requirements required for work within TLCE

Support of Capital Investment Program: This includes support in drafting documents for the initiation of projects including estimates, project justifications and scopes, full project initiation submittals, drawings, photographs, etc.

Support of the design of overhead transmission lines using PLS-CADD and associated software.

Development of siting and permitting technical details including drawings and public presentations. To be followed by support of siting in permitting in public forums representing TLCE

Development and oversight of design details, specifications, material lists, drawing packages to be issued for procurement of transmission materials and construction of transmission facilities.

Supervise the documentation of newly constructed Transmission Line facilities.

Support of Maintenance and Operations groups at Eversource Energy:

Support the maintenance and operation of Transmission Line facilities on the Eversource System with engineering analysis

Review external uses of Eversource rights-of-way against Eversource Standards

Analyze data from the field about the condition of Transmission Line Assets and provide technical guidance regarding replacement and/or remediation.

Assist other organizations within Eversource with information and guidance regarding transmission facilities. These groups can include (but are not limited to): Plant Accounting, Transmission Asset Management, Real Estate, Legal, Regulatory Policy Planning, Governmental Affairs, Customer Service, etc.


  • A minimum of eight (8) years of related experience is required. Experience in the technical, operational or engineering aspects of the electric utility industry and supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Experience in one or more aspects of the job is required and transmission experience is strongly preferred.

  • B.S. in civill engineering from an accredited university

  • Knowledge of Transmission Line Engineering civil, structural and electrical concepts

  • Familiarity with Transmission Line Construction techniques

  • Familiarity with the National Electrical Safety Code (”NESC”) and the Massachusetts DPU Code (per Chapter 220, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Regulations Section 125).

  • Knowledge of the guidance in AISC Steel Manual, ACI Building Code and Commentary

  • Familiarity with PLS-CADD and its associated suite of software products, Microsoft Office, Sag10, L-Pile, MathCAD

  • A combination of strong technical knowledge and business acumen.

  • Understanding of the Federal and New England Regulatory environment and the impact for the Transmission Business.

  • Ability to motivate and lead a team, applying effective leadership skills.Working knowledge of information technology and use of Eversource’s office automation and information systems.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.