Black & Veatch Senior Electrical Engineer - Substation Design (US Hybrid) in Westlake, Louisiana
Senior Electrical Engineer - Substation Design (US Hybrid)
Date: May 10, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 97714
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
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. #LI-TF1
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.
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In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Function as a technical specialist or supervisory role for Substation Design. Substation design encompasses distribution, sub-transmission and transmission level voltage classes.
May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity, or serve as a technical specialist providing knowledge and expertise.
Develop electrical design deliverables, including protection and control design (protective relays) and/or physical design.
Actively participate in management, project scheduling, and work/resource planning meetings.
Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors.
QA/QC projects and mentor junior engineers.
This is a HYBRID opportunity. Candidates must be located or willing to relocate to a Black & Veatch U.S. Regional Office. Follow the link for a full listing of our offices -.
Proactively provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies
Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards
Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines
Independently applies knowledge and ensures compliance with Black and Veatch quality program
Establishes related processes, and promotes a culture that is conducive to quality
Provides guidance and direction to others
Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts
Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega projects
Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work
Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements
Develops and applies advanced engineering solutions to complex problems
Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for projects
Establishes work plan to be applied to a given project
Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects
Typically responsible for defining project schedules for single discipline or may have responsibility for multiple disciplines
Responsible for determining 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 on moderately complex projects
Focuses on client's current needs and situations
May offer other services to the client
Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area
Typically supports multiple projects on the very complex technical challenges
Actively advances knowledge management of the enterprise and provides mentoring
As a subject matter expert, has additional expertise in a technical area, participates in professional societies by presenting papers, participates on technical committees, and assists with code/standard authoring Is externally recognized in industry as an expert which enhances the Company brand
People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):
- Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions
Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support):
Implements resource management strategy
Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline
Resolves resource conflicts and identifies training needs
Administrative responsibilities may include office administration Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup
Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs
May approve timesheets and expense reports
Substation Design experience – Physical and/or Protection & Controls
Quality Assurance and Quality Control of substation design projects
Drive For Results
Dealing with Ambiguity
Building Effective Teams
Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
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
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Typical office environment. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold
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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.
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