Transmission Line Engineering Manager - US Hybrid Job Details | Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Transmission Line Engineering Manager – US Hybrid

Date: May 4, 2024



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 : 103084

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

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 Transmission LineEngineering Manager , you will have the opportunity to:

+ Leada multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians to produce deliverables on diverse and challenging Transmission Lineprojects

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

+ Managebudgeting, scheduling, and correspondence with Clients and project management in support of a project

+ Supportbusiness 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.

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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

Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Preferred Qualifications

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

+ Intermediate knowledge of project development/siting/studies/permitting, feasibility studies, conceptual design, Front End Engineering Design (FEED), energy production estimate

+ Intermediate knowledge of Power Purchase Agreement content and the impacts on project siting, permitting, design, schedule, cost, commissioning, and O&M

+ 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

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

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 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.


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


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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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Job Posting: JC258041204

Posted On: Apr 07, 2024

Updated On: May 19, 2024

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