Electrical Engineer 2 - Substation & Transmission Designer -

at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Electrical Engineer 2 – Substation & Transmission Designer – Remote – United States & Puerto Rico

Date: Jun 14, 2022



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 : 64038

Job Title : Electrical Engineer 2 – Substation & Transmission Designer – Remote – United States & Puerto Rico

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Who We Are…

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a 100-year legacy of innovations in sustainable infrastructure. We go beyond the project. We break down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life’s critical resources accessible to all. Our work empowers our clients with the knowledge, ownership and confidence they need to make meaningful differences. Black & Veatch’s Global Power Business conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable and integrated power solutions to customers. We are an organization of highly skilled professionals delivering data-driven and strategic planning, 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.

Black & Veatch’s Power division is one of the largest and most geographically diverse groups in the industry, serving electric power transmission and distribution clients worldwide. Black & Veatch provides complete engineering, procurement, and construction new asset and operating asset services in the following areas:

? Substations

? Distribution

? Overhead Transmission Lines

? Underground Transmission Lines

? Renewables Integration


Black & Veatch is looking for a dedicated team of professionals to support the project management, project controls, procurement management, engineering, and construction oversight for multiple greenfield and brownfield projects for transmission lines, high voltage substations and distribution projects in Puerto Rico . Although not indispensable for the roles, Professionals Engineers licensed in Puerto Rico, and professionals fluent in both English and Spanish are encouraged to apply. The projects will be executed by teams working in the USA and physically on site in Puerto Rico . We are looking for candidates for both locations.

If you prefer in-person opportunities, please know we have offices in Houston, TX, Orlando, FL, Raleigh, NC and Puerto Rico and More!**


Your Key Responsibilities…

In this role you will be working in an entry level substation design engineering capacity. Under close supervision, you will perform substation design engineering functions requiring knowledge and experience in engineering principles. This level builds on experience gained as an Engineer 1 by either obtaining more depth in specific subject area with the expectation that assignments are larger and more complex, or by gaining experience in more subject areas.

Engineering Standards:

? Applyknowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures.

Quality / Continuous Improvement:

? Continues developing knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks.

? Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.

Engineering Production:

? Prepares and verifies less complex engineering substation design deliverables , such as one-lines, connection diagrams, panel elevations and protection & control schematics, RTU control, status and analog point lists, raceway/cable schedules along with maintenance/signage and nameplates.

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

? Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work.

? Prepares engineering calculations following standard methods and principles. Examples: lightning protection, conduit fill, AC/DC station service loading, surge arrester sizing and voltage drop, auxiliary power equipment.

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

? Develop construction release documents.

? Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.

Project Coordination:

? Seek out supervisor or project leadership to share information and gain guidance regarding details of design and interdisciplinary coordination.

? Coordinates with others as assigned by supervisor or project leadership.

Client Focus:

? Focuses on the needs of internal clients while gaining an understanding of external client’s main interests and drivers.

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

? Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes.

Preferred Qualifications

? Substation Design – Physical and/or Protection & Control (P&C)

? Basic knowledge of engineering design principles (preferably in high voltage substation design ) and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

? Basic knowledge of one-lines, connection diagrams, panel elevations and protection & contro l schematics for power substation equipment.

? Basic knowledge of performing calculations for equipment sizing.

Minimum Qualifications

? Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.

? Minimum of 1-year 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

Work Environment/Physical Demands

? Typical office environment: extensive sitting, keyboarding and telephone usage. Limited lifting/carrying of files and boxes

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,

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Job Posting: JC205293324

Posted On: Feb 20, 2022

Updated On: Jul 01, 2022