Transmission Specialist

Manifest Solutions - Corpus Christi, TX

Manifest Solutions is currently seeking a Transmission Sitting Line Specialist for a hybrid position in Corpus Christi, TX.

  • Ensure that transmission siting/environmental/permitting activities are performed in accordance with the policies, practices and standards of the Company and regulations and procedures as required by Federal, State or Local regulatory agencies.
  • Organize the siting studies and permitting activities to meet in-service dates and ensure compliance.
  • Oversight of outsourcing related to transmission siting routing or environmental assessment studies and siting risk assessments.
  • Work interdependently with a multidisciplinary project team to identify buildable, cost-effective routes and facility locations, which minimize environmental impacts.
  • Serve as liaison with Environmental Services on all environmental aspects of the projects.
  • Determine siting/environmental/permitting risks, tasks, scopes, and cost estimates.
  • Manage siting consultant who prepares environmental assessments and routing studies for transmission facility projects.
  • Coordinate with project team to meet regulatory requirements (review CCN/CECPN exhibits, testimony, interrogatories, schedule, etc.).
  • Develop and monitor schedules to complete siting/environmental/permitting tasks and manage identified risks.
  • Participate in stakeholder meetings and public workshops.
  • Prepare testimony and testify before Federal, State and Local agencies concerning transmission routing and substation siting.
  • Review testimony and testify, as needed, before Federal, State, and local agencies concerning transmission routing and substation siting.
  • Organize and facilitate project meetings related to siting/environmental/permitting.
  • Organize and facilitate project meetings related to siting risks, studies, and regulatory requirements (CCN, CECPN, and Exempt CCN).
  • Evaluate the impact of proposed legislation and regulations on transmission projects and provide input to the development process.
  • Improve standardization and process development.


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Natural Resources / Environmental Science, GIS, or related field.
  • Two to four years' total industry experience.
  • Proficiency with ESRI ArcGIS/Google Earth and Microsoft Office computer applications
  • Excellent written, organizational, presentation, oral communication, and time management skills. The ability to handle multiple projects and assignments is critical.
  • Environmental knowledge
  • Infrastructure knowledge
  • GIS knowledge
  • Environmental permitting
  • Infrastructure Siting in electrical, oil or gas utility
  • Analytical perspective
  • Must be available to work overtime, as required.
  • May require extended hours to accomplish assigned tasks to meet requirements and schedules.
  • Some overnight travel to facilities and projects (field work) is required.
  • Position requires some travel and exposure to situations which require knowledge, understanding, and adherence to applicable safety procedures, and ability to hike one to three miles.
  • 10 to 30 % of travel time associated with this position.

Posted On: Friday, May 20, 2022

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