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Lead Electrical Engineer 5- Data Centers / Mission Critical - Remote

Date:  Jun 23, 2022


Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 66124 

Job Title : Lead Electrical Engineer 5- Data Centers / Mission Critical - Remote 

Location : VRTLCA, USVRTL 

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


Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only HireNo 

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes 

Recruiter : Danielle Renee McCartney 

Job Summary

Responsible for leading the delivery of design-only, design-build, and construction only project Electrical Engineering deliverables for Data Centers & Mission Critical infrastructure. You will work with a collaborative team of engineers experienced in the Data Center, Mission Critical and Commercial projects. The ideal candidate must be proficient in AutoCAD/Revit/BIM and have an ability and interest to engage in a variety of responsibilities to ensure we safely delivery projects that meet or exceed client expectations. To do so effectively, candidates must be able to problem solve and deal with ambiguous scopes to provide clients with flexible solutions on a fast pace schedule. Additionally, a successful candidate must possess professional written and verbal communication skills as this role will interact directly with our clients, which include many of the top companies within the Data Center industry as well as enterprise-level clients with mission critical infrastructure needs.


Key Responsibilities

• Lead efforts to deliver detailed design of large-scale data center/mission critical environments while following all
company, client and project design; may involve leading teams dedicated to these design deliverables.
• Provide subject matter expertise in the area of Data Center/Mission Critical design.
• Work closely with engineering project teams and field personnel to complete and review projects on scope,
budget and schedule. Perform project tasks and assignments within budgeted hours and deadlines. Incorporate
schedules, budgets and project criteria into physical design and layouts.
• Possess a willingness to function in multiple job roles simultaneously.
• Provide guidance and insight into design risk factors for redundancy and resiliency.
• Conducts field surveys, drawings, and other data to assess conditions of existing facilities and develop summary
• Prepare and/or review technical drawings to ensure that installations and designs conform to standards and
customer requirements.
• Review drawing and modeling production work, including problem analysis.
• Provide guidance to ensure that designs comply with specifications, codes, and customer requirements.
• Compiles data and creates engineering studies and reports.
• Perform detailed calculations as needed by the project.
• Mentor, provide guidance, and potentially supervise more junior-level engineers and designers.
• Provides training for other technical personnel in areas of expertise.
• Coordinate with internal and external clients to determine proper requirements for projects.
• Professional written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills are
imperative to success in this position.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.
• Professional Engineer (PE) license.
• Previous experience within Data Center and/or Mission Critical Facilities.
• Demonstrated understand of design risk factors for redundancy and resiliency.
• Understanding of design differences in hyper-scale, edge, and colocation data centers.
• Possesses a proficiency in 3D modeling as well as managing and creating complex families with custom
parameters within Autodesk Revit.
• Sound problem solving skills and experience.
• Familiarity with Data Center tier rating systems.
• Strong knowledge of Autodesk Revit
• Experience utilizing BIM 360, Navisworks, Revit work sets, view templates and project phasing.
• Ability to thrive in an ambiguous environment.
• Self-motivated to deliver results when given a deadline.
• Attention to detail with the ability to manage competing priorities simultaneously.
• Demonstrated ability to analyze and leverage data and metrics to challenge current assumptions.
• Use AutoCAD/Revit/BIM and engineering studies software to perform engineering tasks.
• Sound, professional communication skills to engage in client-facing activities.

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.


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


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

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

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A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company matched 401k plan, adoption 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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