Electrical Distribution Engineer 6 - Remote - United States

at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Electrical Distribution Engineer 6 – Remote – United States

Date: Oct 15, 2021



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 42341

Job Title : Electrical Distribution Engineer 6 – Remote – United States

Location : USVRTL


Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

The Electrical Distribution Engineer 6 functions as a technical specialist or supervisory role. Independently develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems. May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity, or serve as a technical specialist providing knowledge and expertise.May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output. May be responsible for quality control and training of junior employees.

Virtual applicants will be considered, but preference will be given to those located in the service areas of our clients. Some travel will be required (10-20%).

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards and Oversight: Proactively provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicableengineering codes and BV 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 BV 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

Uses industry and client specific software packages (OpenUtilities, O-Calc, SYME) to perform engineering designs.

Supervision in design of projects using CAD, GIS Systems, or other client systems as required.

Performing calculations such as pole loading, cable pulling, capacity, guying, and fuse calculations.

Uses industry knowledge to develop the best/lowest cost design for the intended scope.

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

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

Preferred Qualifications

Industry recognized credentials preferred as needed;PEProfessional Engineering registration, or be in active pursuit of such registration (EIT).

NCEES record

OSHA 10hr Training

Experience in performing power studies and system evaluations

Construction experience a plus

Preferred Non-Technical Skills

+ 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

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

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office and/or home environment.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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Job Posting: JC186295495

Posted On: Jun 23, 2021

Updated On: Oct 23, 2021