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Senior Electrical Engineer - Substation Design - REMOTE - Bl

at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States

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Senior Electrical Engineer – Substation Design – REMOTE – Bloomington, MN

Date: Jul 5, 2022

Location:

MN, US US

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 : 63648

Job Title : Senior Electrical Engineer – Substation Design – REMOTE – Bloomington, MN

Location : VRTLMN, USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-ENGR & DEV SVCS

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

BVGlobal Power Businessdelivers conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable and integrated power solutions to customers.We are an organization ofhighly skilled professionals deliveringdata-driven and strategicplanning, consulting, engineering, construction, program management and combined EPC solutions.We are dedicated to innovation and staying up to date with technology advancements and have a desire to help our clients navigate changing demands and regulatory compliance while providing a cost-effective competitive advantage.

Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead substation design role encompassing distribution, subtransmission and transmission level voltage classes. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. Will provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on substation design projects. May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output. Will lead other engineers and interface directly with clients. Responsible for the overall execution and quality of substation projects as a leader within a team environment.

This position can be performed in a REMOTE capacity. The candidate will be working with the Black & Veatch team out of Bloomington, MN.

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Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

+ 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 complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

+ May be responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program

+ Provides related guidance and direction to others

+ Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

+ Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple 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

+ Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods

+ Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments

+ Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for a project

Project Coordination:

+ Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects

Client Focus:

+ Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on moderately complex projects and may determine the key clients in some instances

+ 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

+ May offer other services to the clients

+ 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 complex technical challenges

+ Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring

+ Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems

People Management – (supervision,career development,training, mentoring):

+ Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

+ May participate in career planning, and learning and development

Resource Management – (budgets, tools, processes, project support):

+ Implements resource management strategy

+ Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

+ Power/Power Systems experience preferred /Quality Assurance and Quality Control of substation design projects

+ Substation design experience (physical & P&C)

+ Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.

+ Prepare one-lines, connection diagrams, panel elevations and protection & control schematics for power substation equipment

+ Prepare auxiliary power equipment sizing calculations. • Design wiring diagrams for protective relaying panels.

+ Perform complex engineering calculations/studies related to substation projects such as: lightning protection, conduit fill, AC/DC station service loading, surge arrester sizing and voltage drop.

+ Create RTU control, status and analog point lists, raceway/cable schedules along with maintenance/signage and nameplates

+ Prepare equipment arrangement, grounding, foundation and conduit plans for high voltage substations.

+ Review shop drawings, vendor quotes and perform bid evaluations.

+ Develop construction release documents.

+ Experience 500KV – 13.8KV substations, varying voltage classes

+ Experience with open air and/or GIS

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.

Certifications

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

Competencies

Collaborates

Communicates effectively

Courage

Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

131

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Job Posting: JC204513465

Posted On: Feb 13, 2022

Updated On: Jul 14, 2022