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Civil Lead Underground Transmission Line Engineer-Virtua

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 40482 

Job Title : Civil Lead Underground Transmission Line Engineer-Virtua  

Location : USVRTL 

Business Unit Sector : COR-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes 

Job Summary

Functions as a Lead Civil Underground Transmission Line Engineer/Technical Specialist. Varied and interesting responsibilities include linear utility design, underground detail design, conducting quality checks. Will prepare a variety of engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects within the Black & Veatch Global Transmission Business Line. Will develop recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Oversee design and construction projects. Prepare complex engineering calculations. Manage budget, schedule, and quality requirements. May provide technical guidance over engineering staff.  Previous structural engineering experience may include project work/detail design within telecom, water or power sectors. 

This Lead role can be a virtual/remote position.

BV Global Power Business delivers conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable and integrated power solutions to customers. We are an organization of highly skilled professionals delivering data-driven and strategic planning, consulting, engineering, construction, program management and combined EPC solutions. We are dedicated to innovation and staying up to date with technology advancements and have a desire to help our clients navigate changing demands and regulatory compliance, while providing a cost-effective competitive advantage.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

  • Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies  
  • Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards  
  • Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines 

Quality/Continuous Improvement:  

  • Independently applies knowledge and ensures compliance with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks  
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts 

Engineering Production: 

  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects  
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection 
  • Oversees linear utility design and construction projects
  • 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  
  • Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for a project  

Project Coordination: 

  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects 

Client Focus:

  • 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 offer other services to the clients  
  • Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities 

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: 

  • Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area 
  • Typically supports multiple projects on the complex technical challenges 
  • Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring 
  • Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems 

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  
  • Perform conceptual and detail engineering/design, and provide technical support on planning, permitting, procurement, and construction/installation of 69kV and above underground and underwater transmission projects.
  • Feasibility Study (Route Selection, Cable Technology Evaluation, EMF Study, Constructability Study, Cost Estimate)
  • Civil Duct Bank and Raceway Design
  • Trenchless (J&B and HDD) Design
  • Construction Details Design and Development
  • Cable System Design
  • Technical Specification Development
  • Technical Support during Procurement and Construction/Installation

Management Responsibilities

Acts in capacity of a "lead person." Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 6+ Years of related work experience in Underground Transmission Line Design
  • Previous experience with linear utlity design / construction
  • Written Communications
  • Drive For Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning
  • Delegation
  • Directing Others
  • Conflict Management
  • Informing
  • Listening
  • Dealing with Ambiguity And Building Effective Teams 
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline 

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.

Certifications

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: sitting, standing, typing, viewing computer screens for extended periods of time. Video Conferencing and phone use.

Competencies

Collaborates
Communicates effectively
Courage
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Customer focus
Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

131

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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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