Senior Electrical Engineer - Power Generation (US Hybrid)

at Black & Veatch in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Senior Electrical Engineer – Power Generation (US Hybrid)

Date: Dec 21, 2023



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 : 100777

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

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 one. 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

The Opportunity

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer supporting Power Generation projects. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

+ Function as a Technical Specialist or Supervisor role providing guidance and expertise over Electrical Engineer Power Generation Projects and Teams

+ Coordinate with multidisciplinaryteams including peer engineering and technical staff in global regional design centers and local office

+ Develop electrical drawing deliverables including single diagrams, schematics, interconnection diagrams, and equipment layouts

+ Develop electrical equipment specifications and Bills of Materials (BOM) for procurement and construction

+ Attend on-site meetings, investigate existing conditions, interface with clients and provide support during construction

+ Extensively use Microsoft Office business systems such as ProjectWise, electrical engineering software, such as ETAP and Computer Aided Drafting Tools, such as AutoCAD to view and manipulate engineering drawing files

This is a HYBRID opportunity, and we will consider candidates located near any Regional Office, with a preference for candidates located near our larger offices and project hubs - Overland Park, KS (Kansas City); Houston, TX; Charlotte/Raleigh, NC; Ann Arbor, MI; Denver, CO (relocation assistance options available).**

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.

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. More information can be found!

Management Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

+ 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.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience and expertise inutility scale conventional power generation project design

+ Previous engineering consulting design experience in LV/MV Power

+ QA/QC and project lead experience

+ Understand and be able to work within a schedule and manhours budget

+ Familiarity with applicable NEC and IEEE/ANSI standards

+ Experience with electrical equipment, which includes, but is not limited to: MV and LV switchgear, Secondary unit substation Transformer -GSUT, UAT, panel boards, breakers, protective relays, inverter, battery, battery chargers, disconnect switches, surge arrestors, medium voltage cable, low voltage cable, control cable, fiber optic cable,

+ Written Communications

+ Drive For Results

+ Priority Setting

+ Planning

+ Delegation

+ Directing Others

+ Conflict Management

+ Informing

+ Listening

+ Dealing with Ambiguity

+ Building Effective Teams

+ Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

+ 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

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

+ 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

Engineering Production:

+ 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

Project Coordination:

+ 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

Client Focus:

+ 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

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Job Posting: JC250213870

Posted On: Oct 27, 2023

Updated On: Jan 05, 2024

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