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Electrical Engineer 4-Water Business Line

Date: Jul 13, 2019

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64114

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Req Id : 1911 

Job Title : Electrical Engineer 4-Water Business Line  

Business Unit Sector : COR-WATER-WATER AMERICAS 

Work Location : KCW 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

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Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a Lead Electrical Engineer within our Water Americas Systems Design Group in our Kansas City, MO design center.

As an employee-owned, global leader in building critical infrastructure in the energy, water, telecommunications and government services markets, Black & Veatch has a long-standing reputation for providing world-class service to our clients.

Our Systems Design Group provides electrical, instrumentation & control and process mechanical solutions to all of Black & Veatch’s Water/Wastewater projects throughout North America. Black & Veatch’s Kansas City office currently serves clients across the Americas.

Key Responsibilities

Position Overview
• Lead Electrical design for water/wastewater projects
• Provide technical guidance and direction to engineering and technician staff
• Develop a variety of complex engineering deliverables including one-line diagrams, schematics, power and lighting plans, electrical installation details, and technical specifications
• Coordinate with regional and global design teams
• Continuous learning and development of technical expertise/specialty area

Additional Project Opportunities
• Studies –Energy Optimization, Power System Coordination and Arc Flash Hazard Analysis, and Electrical Reliability Analysis
• Construction inspection and resolution of electrical construction issues

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 5 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 Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in engineering from an ABET-accredited program
• Professional Engineer’s license in MO, KS, or another US jurisdiction
• 5+ years in electrical design, planning and construction services
• Consulting and Water/Wastewater experience preferred
• Power system analysis experience in SKM, ETAP, or other analysis software a plus


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