Lead Civil Structural Substation Engineer - Power Delivery
Date published: 14-Feb-2018
Opportunity: Experienced Hire
Business Line: Power
Business Plan: ENG
Black & Veatch provides engineering, technology, consulting and construction solutions that span the life cycle of projects in the power generation, power delivery and hydrocarbon process industries. Our services encompass planning, design, procurement, construction, start up, optimization and maintenance.
Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity. May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
-Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for design of high voltage and EHV substation projects including foundation and anchor bolt design and analysis, structure loading, design and analysis.
-Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within the practice area.
-Experience with RISA-3D (or equivalent finite element program), LPile, Sag10, and Hilti Profis.
-Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.
-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.
-Experience with site design is a plus.
Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; serving as the responsible charge for a project.
-Remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation of departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies relative to assigned tasks including ASCE 113, ASCE 7, ACI 318, and the AISC Steel Construction Manual.
-Provides technical guidance to others from the same project or discipline.
-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 provide support to business development or pursuit activities.
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
-Recognized as a technical specialist within the division, and provide consultation and guidance to project teams within the same discipline.
-Support multiple projects on complex technical challenges.
-Actively fosters knowledge transfer and provides mentoring.
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.
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:
Professional Engineer (P.E.) License is required.
Written Communications, Drive for Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Customer Focus, And Building Effective Teams. Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.