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Electrical Engineer 5 - Power Delivery - Substation Design

MI-Ann Arbor

Req#: 30677BR

Date published: 6-Dec-2017

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Power

Business Plan: ENG

Level: 131

Primary Purpose:
This candidate will be engaged in the engineering production of electric transmission projects. The candidate will have a clear understanding of all aspects of the design of electric substations. This understanding must be sufficient to design and oversee the design of physical and electrical aspects including protection and controls systems and grounding. The candidate will have experience in transmission level voltages (69kV to 500kV). Experience with EPC projects is desired.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The function of this role is as a Project Engineer.
Candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership capabilities. Leadership will include the ability to supervise 3 or more direct reports, providing performance evaluation and feedback.
The lead engineer will give input to the the Office Manager for work assignments with consideration of project needs, productivity and meaningful work assignments.
Must also have the ability to mentor and teach design engineers and technicians, along with monitoring and championing their career growth.

Black & Veatch uses a thorough quality assurance program which is implemented and overseen by the Project Engineer.
The project engineer is also responsible for maintaining man-hour budgets and schedules for the tasks and projects assigned to him by the Project Manager.

The candidate will assist in the preparation of project proposals.
This includes engineering and construction cost estimates, the planning of project approach, conceptual design, budgeting and scheduling.

The Lead Substation Engineer may have frequent contact with our clients.
As such, this will require excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
This engineer may occasionally work directly with our clients to resolve issues relating to project scope, schedule budget and quality.

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.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Written Communications
Drive For Results
Decision Quality
Priority Setting
Directing Others
Conflict Management
Dealing with Ambiguity
Customer Focus
Building Effective Teams
Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.

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