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Lead Electrical Engineer - Federal System Studies

Date:  Jul 12, 2024
Location: 

US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

 

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

 

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.  

 

Company : [[company_obj]]  

Req Id : 102775 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

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Why Black and Veatch

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.  

 

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day one. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life. 

The Opportunity

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

 

  • Conduct system studies for facility and mission critical projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients (LV/MV). *Requires US Citizen and ability to obtain US security clearance.
  • Directly contribute to global projects and missions, including Domestic (US based), Pacific and European locations.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with project teams, client agency personnel, as well as Construction Contractors and personnel.

The Team

The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp mission is grounded in history and engineering the future by providing a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government Agencies and Military Services. With the robust skillsets and partnership we have developed during the 100+ years of service to our U.S. Government 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 include: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services and Classified Design Services, Environmental Services, Defense Program and Integrated Services. 

 

Our Federal Team supports a variety of unique Federal Agency and Military Service (LV/MV) projects, including command and control facilities, microgrids, generators and UPS systems, energy resiliency and sustainability (Solar PV & BESS), office buildings, radar platforms, mission critical projects and more! Your vital role on the team directly contributes to our nation's safety and security.

 

We 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 various Federal Agencies.

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 complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks  
  • May be responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program
  • Provides related guidance and direction to others 
  • 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 collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work  
  • 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  

Administrative: 

  • Administrative responsibilities may include office administration 
  • Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup 
  • Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs 
  • May approve timesheets and expense reports 

Preferred Qualifications

Technical expertise to include NEC, IEEE, UFC, and UFGS knowledge for producing electrical designs, understanding codes, and providing coordination for the unfractured and equipment of buildings and facilities.

Technical expertise to include the following:

  • Power emphasis - low/medium voltage and power generation
  • ETAP -or- SKM experience
  • Load Flow
  • Short Circuit
  • Coordination & Protection
  • Arch Flash
  • Harmonics Studies

Other qualifications include:

  • 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 (PE) License
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with a power emphasis or demonstrated experience in power system studies

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.

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. 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

132

 

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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 and 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, 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.

 

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of that success through stock ownership.

 

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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