Mechanical Engineer

May 15, 2024

  • Location: Vancouver, WA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #7698


ACS Professional Staffing is looking for an employee to work on-site with our client. This Mechanical Engineer position will serve as a mechanical engineer in the field of design of overhead conductor, fiber optic cable, ground wire, and associated hardware and will provide technical support to design, maintenance, construction, and operation personnel in the area of transmission line engineering. This full-time position is located in Vancouver, WA.  

Pay range: $30.88 – $44.12


  • Paid holidays: 11  
  • PTO: Starting at 10 days  
  • Sick Leave: Up to 56 hours per year (prorated based on start date)  
  • EAP: Employee Assistance Program  
  • Benefit Options Available: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, DCA, LPFSA, HSA, Group Life/AD&D, Voluntary Life/AD&D, Voluntary Short-Term Disability, Voluntary Long-Term Disability, Voluntary Critical Illness, Voluntary Accident, 401k (immediately eligible for employee and employer contributions – employer match up to 4%)  
  • Other benefits include the following: Calm App, Access Perks  


  • Provide engineering support to design team in the area of overhead conductor, fiber optic cable, ground wire, and associated hardware.  
  • Produce and review engineering design drawings, schematics, specifications, and sag instructions/stringing charts, resolve discrepancies, and update documents as necessary. 
  • Provide technical assistance to the line rating engineers in modeling existing conductor and propose solutions to confirmed clearance issues. 
  • Provide assistance to Quality Assurance/Quality Control staff for transmission line materials. 
  • Provide engineering support during construction of new transmission lines or upgrades and maintenance of existing transmission lines. 
  • Provide support in development of standards and material specifications applicable to transmission line design, operation, and maintenance. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree from an ABET accredited college/university in mechanical engineering is required. 
  • 6 months of mechanical engineering experience in design or analysis is required. College, charitable engineering projects, or voluntary engineering projects may be claimed as part of the 6 months of engineering design or analysis experience. 
  • Knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid mechanics, stress analysis, and AC/DC electrical circuits to perform and interpret results of automated calculations and analyses.  
  • Ability to read, understand, and analyze engineering drawings, schematics, diagrams. 
  • 6 months of experience in a transmission/distribution utility performing line engineering tasks 
  • Knowledge of engineering concepts, principles, and practices applicable to components and facilities found on a regional transmission system. 
  • Experience using PLS-CADD in the analysis or design of transmission lines. 
  • Experience using 3D modeling software, like SolidWorks, SolidEdge, or Inventor. 
  • Experience with database systems, like SQL, MS Access, or Power BI Valid U.S. Driver’s License is required. 

Work sponsorship is not available at this time. Third-party candidates will not be considered for this position.   

Because we are a federal government contractor, we have special restrictions placed on us for hiring foreign nationals into certain key positions within the company. This particular position requires U.S. citizenship.   

ACS Professional Staffing will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to the applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal or state law. The company will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process if so requested.   

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