Black & Veatch Substation Engineering Manager in Topeka, Kansas
Substation Engineering Manager
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 36581
Job Title : Substation Engineering Manager
Location : USVRTL, RGNEWCAST, RGPHIL
Business Unit Sector : COR-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : Yes
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
Leads multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians to produce substation design deliverables for engineering services and/or EPC projects. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems.
Ability to lead, teach, and perform quality checks on most or all of the following tasks related to substation design:
Physical design, including general arrangements, plans, sections, details, and bills of material
Grounding design and analysis
Protection and control design, including one lines, AC schematics, DC schematics, and wiring
Protective relaying and SCADA
Equipment and construction specifications
Leads technical coordination and communication with internal/external team members, including equipment vendors and construction subcontractors
Assists project management in proposal development and project tracking
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
Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines
Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.
Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends
Intermediate knowledge of company quality program
Intermediate knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles
Intermediate knowledge of procurement & contract administration
Working knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating
Intermediate knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process
Intermediate business & financial acumen
Intermediate knowledge of company/division/HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure
Intermediate knowledge of management techniques & administrative practices
Possession of or ability to quickly obtain Professional Engineering licensure in the United States is highly desired.
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. Additional professional registration or licensure may be needed when practicing or on assignment in a different country. Exceptions may be approved by division management on a case by case basis.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Plans and aligns
Builds effective teams
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