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Electrical Engineer 1 - Kansas City

Date:  Apr 29, 2024

Overland Park, KS, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 100589 

Opportunity Type : College full time 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only HireNo 

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes 

The Opportunity

As an Electrical Engineer at Black & Veatch, you will help address some of the world's most pressing infrastructure challenges. You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects to meet our clients' needs and contribute to the growth and success of Black & Veatch.


You will be assigned to a functional area in: Substation, Transmission, Distribution, Power System Studies, Renewables, Conventional Generation, Gas Fuels and Chemicals, Nuclear, Mining, Water/Wastewater, Telecom/Electric Vehicle Charging, or Data Centers.


  • Understand departmental design guides, engineering codes, standards, and company policies.
  • Assist in producing less complex electrical engineering deliverables like reports, drawings, specifications, and limited-scope studies.
  • Complete routine research and develop recommendations for equipment and material selection.
  • Collect, manage, and assimilate engineering data for projects.
  • Prepare fundamental power system analysis and electrical component sizing calculations based on established engineering principles.
  • Adhere to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.
  • Understand internal client needs and external client interests.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Coursework and knowledge of Power Systems, Motors, Transformers, Renewable Energy, Power Delivery, or Three Phase Power Calculations.
  • Previous internship experience.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering design principles, design guides and standards.
  • Insights of industry trends and developing technologies.
  • Fundamental knowledge of construction practices and principles.
  • Skilled in Problem Solving, Written Communication, Informing, and Peer Relationships.

Minimum Qualifications

No experience required. Requires a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. 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

Professionals located near a Black & Veatch office have the option of a hybrid work model that offers a balance between working together in person and the flexibility of remote work. Our hybrid work model means you will work three days in the office and two days from another location.


US Hybrid Role Location:

This hybrid role can be based out of:

  • Overland Park, Kansas 

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade




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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.


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.


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.


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