Black & Veatch Lead Electrical Engineer - Substation Design (US Hybrid) in Overland Park, Kansas
Lead Electrical Engineer - Substation Design (US Hybrid)
Date: Feb 27, 2023
US Canonsburg, PA, US Ann Arbor, MI, US Cary, NC, US Atlanta, GA, US Gaithersburg, MD, US Wilmington, NC, US
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 95964
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
Why Black and Veatch
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In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Function as a technical lead substation design engineer. Substation design encompasses distribution, sub-transmission and transmission level voltage classes.
Develop electrical design deliverables, including protection and control design (protective relays) and/or physical design
Actively participate in management, project scheduling, and work/resource planning meetings
Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors
QA/QC projects and mentor junior engineers
This is a HYBRID opportunity. We prefer candidates located in the U.S. East Region; however, candidates located or willing to relocate to any Black & Veatch U.S. Regional Office may be considered. Here is a link to our current U.S. Regional Office Locations -
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.
Check out some of our substation project work and achievements!
Black & Veatch provides complete engineering, procurement, and construction new asset and operating asset services in the following areas:
Overhead Transmission Lines
Underground Transmission Lines
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
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
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
- Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects
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
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
Substation Design experience – Physical and/or Protection & Controls
Quality Assurance and Quality Control of substation design projects
Professional Engineering (PE) License
Drive For Results
Dealing with Ambiguity And Building Effective Teams
Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
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
Work Environment/Physical Demands
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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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