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Senior Electrical Engineer - Hydropower

Date:  Nov 22, 2021
Location: 

Tualatin, OR, US, 97062

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

 

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 54501 

Job Title : Senior Electrical Engineer - Hydropower  

Location : RGTUALAT 

Business Unit Sector : COR-WATER-WATER AMERICAS 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical Engineer supporting Hydropower projects in our Portland, Oregon office. 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. Black & Veatch has delivered hydropower solutions worldwide for more than 40 years. We’ve produced results on nearly 500 projects and more than 50,000 megawatts in hydropower design. A track record like that can only be achieved by meeting the toughest budgets under the tightest schedules. That formula helps us meet the goal we share with all clients – maximum return on their infrastructure investment. We’re committed to finding clean, green power alternatives. Our expertise ranges from studies and valuations to optimizing existing operations. We can handle full services for facilities that range from the smallest to the largest in capacity. 

Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity. May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output.

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Key Responsibilities

Senior Design Electrical Engineer on Hydropower and Hydraulic Structure Projects
• Coordination with multidiscipline teams including peer engineering and BIM+ technical staff in global regional design centers and local office
• Development of electrical drawing deliverables including single line diagrams, schematics, interconnection diagrams, and equipment layouts
• Development of electrical equipment specifications and Bills of Materials for procurement and construction
• Extensive use of Microsoft Office business systems such as ProjectWise, electrical engineering software, such as ETap, and Computer Aided Drafting Tools, such as AutoCAD to view and manipulate engineering drawing files

Preferred Qualifications

• Professional Engineer (PE) License in the State of Oregon
• 20+ years of experience working as an electrical engineer
• Detailed electrical design engineering experience working for 5 or more industrial or electric utility clients
• Experience with hydraulic structures, hydropower or related industrial infrastructure projects
• Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Experience with power system analysis software (SKM, ETAP, EZ Power) preferred
• Experience or interest in on-site assessments and construction inspections preferred
• Client-facing and proactive communication skills both written and verbal.
 

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

Competencies

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

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 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.

 

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 the 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.

 

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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Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Hydro, Engineer, Construction, Electrical Engineering, Engineering

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