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Electrical Engineer - Federal Facilities

Date:  Aug 6, 2022


Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.  

Req Id : 64563 

Job Title : Electrical Engineer - Federal Facilities  

Location : USVRTL 

Business Unit Sector : SPC-BVOPS-ENGR & DEV SVCS 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Divisional Statement

The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S. Government agencies client base, we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and Environmental. 

Job Summary

Performs engineering functions requiring knowledge and experience in engineering principles. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in low and medium voltage, generation, electrical studies and analysis, lighting design, and grounding and lighting protection. Contributes to a design team performing facility and mission critical design projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Requires US Citizen and ability to obtain US security clearance. 

Key Responsibilities


Engineering Standards: 

  • Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks  
  • Quality/Continuous Improvement:  
  • Consistently and 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 guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline  
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts 

Engineering Production:  

  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables including design drawings, specifications, calculations, and design analysis for low and medium voltage power systems, grounding, lightning protection, lighting, and telecommunications.  
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection   
  • Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria  

Project Coordination:  

  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external multidiscipline team members and on moderately complex projects 
  • Provides support for construction phase services including the response to requests for information (RFIs) and the review of construction submittals against the design specifications and drawings.  
  • May travel to project sites for client interface, design review meetings, and data collection.  

Client Focus:  

  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects  
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects   
  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities   

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:  

  • Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry  
  • Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s)   

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.  


  • Written Communications 
  • Drive For Results 
  • Priority Setting 
  • Planning 
  • Delegation 
  • Directing Others 
  • Conflict Management 
  • Informing 
  • Listening 
  • Dealing with Ambiguity and Building Effective Teams  
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline  

Minimum Qualifications

As required by Executive Order 14042, associated federal safety protocols for federal contractors that were issued on September 24, 2021, require covered contractors and subcontractors who work with the federal government to ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by an FDA approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine or approved for a medical or religious accommodation. Black & Veatch may be subject to these legal requirements. This role may require proof of full vaccination or application and approval for a medical or religious accommodation.


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 3 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.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical Office environment. Physical Demands: Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time.


Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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