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Black & Veatch Electrical Engineer 3 - Substation Design - Remote in Topeka, Kansas

Electrical Engineer 3 - Substation Design - Remote

Date: Apr 27, 2022

Location:

Ann Arbor, MI, US US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 69357

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

Functions in a mid level engineer capacity in a substation design role encompassing distribution, subtransmission and transmission level voltage classes.. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

  • Perform substation design, including physical design, protective relaying/control with an emphasis on continuous improvement

  • Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures

  • Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

  • Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

  • May start to perform internal Quality Assurance technical reviews

  • Engineering Production:

  • Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverablesfor substation design

  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection

  • Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work

  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles

  • Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements

  • Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area

  • May provide direction and guidance to others

  • May perform QA/QC responsibilities

  • May prepare design budgets

Project Coordination:

  • Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects

  • Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work

Client Focus:

  • Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors

  • Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership

  • Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility

  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

  • Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes

People Management - (supervision,career development, training, mentoring):

  • May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required #LI-CG1 #LI-CG1

Preferred Qualifications

  • Substation Design – Physical and/or P&C

  • Learning on the Fly

  • Problem Solving

  • Intellectual Horsepower

  • Written Communications

  • Drive For Results

  • Informing

  • Listening and Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering of high voltage substation engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

Minimum Qualifications

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 3 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.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Typical office environment

Competencies

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

129

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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.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor

Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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