Transmission Engineer Job Description

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Transmission Engineer Job Description

A transmission engineer plays a crucial role in setting up and managing communication networks on construction sites. They are responsible for designing and maintaining the data transmission systems, including the network infrastructure required for tasks such as project management, monitoring equipment, and ensuring effective communication.


  • Design and test high-voltage transmission lines and equipment, especially at the 500 KV level.
  • Develop and implement maintenance programs for transmission equipment.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Collaborate with other engineers and technicians to ensure project success.
  • Provide technical support to other departments as needed.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry standards and emerging technologies in the electrical field.
  • Participate in field inspections and troubleshooting activities as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and quality standards in all transmission projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or any other related field
  • Proficiency in engineering software for design and analysis
  • Knowledge of high-voltage transmission systems and equipment
  • Understanding of electrical circuits, power distribution, and control systems
  • Familiarity with industry-specific standards and regulations
  • Strong commitment to safety and knowledge of safety regulations
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills
  • Problem-solving abilities and adaptability to new technologies
  • Physical stamina for fieldwork

Working Conditions

  • Work in both an indoor and outdoor environment
  • Exposure to varying weather conditions and outdoor environments
  • Potential exposure to high-voltage electrical equipment
  • Occasional travel to project sites, both local and potentially remote

Average Salary

  • $110k – $180k per year in Australia
  • $93k – $164k per year in New Zealand

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