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Senior Power Systems Electrical Engineer - Federal - St. Louis, MO

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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.  

Req Id : 30961 

Job Title : Senior Power Systems Electrical Engineer - Federal - St. Louis, MO  

Location : RGSTLS 

Business Unit Sector : SPC-GOV-FEDERAL SE 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Divisional Statement

The Black & Veatch Federal Business is grounded in history and engineering the future. We have 100+ years of experience supporting the Federal government and are dedicated to employing talented and passionate professionals. Our vision is to be the greatest infrastructure solutions provider delivering top tier and high quality design and engineering services to the Federal government. Our primary areas of focus include: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) and Classified Design Services, Construction Services, Environmental Services, and Integrated Services.

Job Summary

Senior Power Systems Electrical Engineer who will need to work onsite in St. Louis, MO.  Primary functions is the electrical project lead for a highly-complex Design-Build mega project already in construction, for at least 3 years.  Secondary function as time allows is to support other small or medium projects as a technical specialist providing electrical knowledge and expertise.

Key Responsibilities

• Make appropriate decisions on the spot regarding RFIs and perform design modifications as need as the primary electrical representative.
• Create concept and detailed power systems designs modifications; produces design drawings, specifications and design analysis documents
• Coordinate with a BIM team for drawing production; redline documents within Bluebeam. Ability to design in a 3D environment.
• Review submittals.
• Manages assigned budgets, schedules and quality requirements. Establishes work plan.
• Collaborates with clients, subcontractors, end users and design assist subcontractors as the B&V electrical representative.
• Collaborate with upwards of 100 team/client stakeholders (including high-ranking military officials) on conceptual designs, design reviews, etc.
• Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects
• Provides hands-on mentorship to discipline and interdisciplinary team members
• Provide support to business development and pursuit activities
• As a subject matter expert, has additional expertise in a technical area, participates in professional societies by presenting papers, participates on technical committees, and assists with code/standard authoring. Is externally recognized in industry as an expert which enhances the Company brand

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Technical expertise to also include planning, design and construction oversight of a team of electrical engineers specializing in several of the following specialties:
• Mission critical power and controls
• Low and medium voltage distribution
• Primary/backup diesel generators and UPS systems
• Grounding and lightning protection
• Electrical studies
• Electronic security and telecommunications
• Lighting
• Multi-facility power systems including process facilities, SCIF spaces
• Design-Build contract type


Other desirable qualifications include:
• Specialize in power systems engineering for a minimum of four years, with a focus on delegation and mentoring
• Experience working for an entity of the Federal government; familiarity with the applicable unified facilities guide specifications and criteria, ability to use SpecsIntact or Dr. Checks
• Professional engineering license
• Masters degree in electrical engineering with a power emphasis
• Active US security clearance, or ability to obtain one

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 11 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

Typical office environment. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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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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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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