Experience Inc. Jobs

Job Information

Black & Veatch Sr. Underground Transmission Line Engineering Manager - US Hybrid in Austin, Texas

Sr. Underground Transmission Line Engineering Manager - US Hybrid

Date: Feb 25, 2024



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.

Req Id : 101309

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Why Black and Veatch

Black and 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 and 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.


The Opportunity

As the Underground Transmission Line Engineering Manager , you will have the opportunity to:

  • Lead a multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians to produce deliverables on diverse and challenging Underground Transmission Line projects

  • Manage project execution of engineering design, material, equipment, and construction specification development for various Underground Transmission Line projects. The assignments are varied and will include engineering, construction support, and Engineer Procure & Construct (EPC) projects.

  • Manage budgeting, scheduling, and correspondence with Clients and project management in support of a project

  • Support business development, client interactions, project execution and proposals

The Team

BV’s Energy & Process business is driven to meet clients’ rapidly changing infrastructure needs in generation, storage, transmission, and distribution of safe, reliable electric power. Our business continues to invest in renewable energy to power the future and support BV’s vision of more sustainable solutions. By joining our business, you will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of helping our clients with the most innovative energy solutions.

Check out one of our recent projects |

Key Responsibilities

Project Execution:

  • Develops and Manages budget, schedule, and quality requirements across multiple disciplines for assigned projects

  • Reviews lower-level engineering work or assignments. Responsible for coordinating multiple discipline activity and serving as the responsible charge for assigned projects.

  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on projects. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work.

  • Provides support to business development or pursuit activities

  • The position will entail occasional travel to support field assignments, and meetings with clients and other organizations

  • Actively manages project changes directly with the Client in coordination with the Project Manager

  • Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

  • Provides guidance and direction to assigned direct reports

  • Assists with the performance management process and mentoring

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) or design services underground transmission line projects for investor-owned utilities in the United States

  • Five years of experience in design of underground transmission lines with strong understanding of layout optimization and technical knowledge of major equipment associated with underground transmission lines

  • Good communication skills and interest in engaging with Clients to grow relationships.

  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards

  • Intermediate knowledge of civil/structural and electrical/controls

  • Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.

  • Working knowledge of procurement & contract administration

  • Working knowledge of the proposal process

  • P.E License highly preferred

  • Working knowledge of testing and commissioning plans and procedures

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 11 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.


Most positions – depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division – will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration. Additional professional registration or licensure may be needed when practicing or on assignment in a different country. Exceptions may be approved by division management on a case by case basis.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment with a hybrid work schedule (3 days in office and 2 days remote)

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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.

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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

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.

Job Segment: Construction, Engineering Manager, Electrical, Engineer, Engineering