Black & Veatch Thermal Performance Specialist - Kansas City Hybrid in Overland Park, Kansas
Thermal Performance Specialist - Kansas City Hybrid
Date: Nov 25, 2023
Overland Park, KS, US
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.
As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.
Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 100873
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Why Black and Veatch
Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.
At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Providing owner’s engineer and independent engineering services to clients, including design reviews, technical due diligence, feasibility studies, plant equipment upgrade and de-bottlenecking studies, project development support, equipment procurement support, technical risk assessments, thermal performance modeling, and performance testing.
Analyze power projects and apply technical concepts and information into actionable conclusions and recommendations on which project developers, owners, and financial institutions rely to develop, design, construct, operate, and finance energy projects.
Develop and review heat and mass balance thermal models and provide technical support for carbon capture studies.
Perform owner’s engineer design reviews of mechanical systems for power projects.
Participate as mechanical lead in feasibility studies and development support for new power projects including the areas of biofuels and hydrogen.
Provide technical support for mechanical energy storage, thermal storage, solar thermal, and geothermal projects.
Prepare and review other engineering deliverables such as reports, studies, and calculations.
Develop and review performance test procedures and test calculations according to ASME Performance Test Codes and execute performance testing of new & existing thermal energy plants.
Monitor project schedules and budgets and consult on maintenance planning of thermal power plants.
Procurement of major power plant equipment, upgrades, maintenance, and service agreements.
Travel to visit project locations and client offices, as required, and participate in condition assessments of existing power plants.
As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.
This position requires a BSME from an ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission-approved program with a strong academic background.
15 or more years of experience in the electric power industry, specifically experience in thermal power generation.
Experience in owner’s engineering design reviews of electric power projects
Detailed understanding of power station operation and maintenance
Excellent technical communication and writing skills.
Familiarity with design codes and standards.
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 8 years related work experience. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Professional Engineer (PE) License preferred
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Black & Veatch prides itself on the support of our employees and providing flexibility to make the things that are most important to you, a priority. This is why we offer our professionals, located near an office, the option of a Hybrid work environment. Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. This opportunity will be based out of our Overland Park, KS office.
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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.
Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.
To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.
A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.
By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.
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Nearest Major Market: Olathe
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City
Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering