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Black & Veatch Electrical Engineer 4 in Overland Park, Kansas

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Req Id : 22523

Job Title : Electrical Engineer 4


Work Location : KCP

Opportunity Type: Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Summary

Key Responsibilities

Function as an engineering lead for teams performing design of high voltage electrical substation projects. Direct the production of electrical engineering deliverables including relay panel drawings, single lines, three lines, AC and DC schematics, equipment wiring diagrams, equipment specifications, equipment arrangement and elevation drawings, grounding, and conduit plan drawings. Develop preliminary layouts and calculations for projects. Lead team to design and engineer substation physical layout, section and detail drawings, grounding and raceway drawings, rigid bus calculations, voltage drop calculations, and bill of materials. Assist in protection and control design. Coordinate design with civil/structural team. Assist in preparation of project proposals, scope of work, cost estimates, conceptual design, budgeting, and scheduling. Perform quality check on engineering deliverables including one-lines, control schematics, connection diagrams and engineering calculations including conductor sizing, AC/DC station service loading, conduit fill, and voltage drop. Improve overall team output by mentoring and training lower level professionals; has direct design engineer report(s). No hire/fire authority.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field, plus four years’ related substation design experience. Must be a licensed Professional Engineer or equivalent. Experience must include working with complex engineering client standards and metrics, and with IEEE and NEC standards. Experience must include: Design of high voltage electrical transmission substations of 69 KV or greater voltage; Preparing a variety of electrical engineering deliverables, including: Relay and station one-lines, equipment connection diagrams, panel elevations, and protection & control schematics for power substation facilities; Preparing auxiliary power equipment sizing calculations; Designing equipment arrangement, elevation views, grounding and conduit plans; Preparing wiring diagrams for protective relaying panels; Performing and reviewing engineering calculations related to substation projects including AC/DC station service loading, conductor sizing, conduit fill, and voltage drop; Creating RTU control, status and analog point lists, raceway/cable schedules, bill of materials, and nameplates; Developing recommendations for equipment and materials selection; Reviewing and approving vendor drawings; Developing construction release documents; Supporting ongoing construction by answering technical questions from the field crew and developing a solution to any unforeseen construction issues; and understanding and adhering to budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Must have experience with AutoCAD software. Must have good written and verbal communications skills in English. 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. Applicants for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require employer sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States (i.e., H1-B visa, TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).


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Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

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Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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