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Senior Electrical Design Engineer - Data Centers - Remote - United States

Date:  Nov 26, 2021


Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 50941 

Job Title : Senior Electrical Design Engineer - Data Centers - Remote - United States  

Location : USVRTL 

Business Unit Sector : COR-DATA CENTERS-DC 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Divisional Statement

As a member of the Data Centers / Mission Critical team at Black & Veatch, you will be part of a progressive, growing business within a global organization recognized for consistently delivering impactful solutions for over a century. This team specializes in delivering Data Centers/Mission Critical facility planning, design, engineering, construction, 

We also believe that work/life balance is essential to being creative and productive, and offer flexible schedules, including a 9/80 option, along with remote and virtual work location options to help ensure our professionals can spend time with their families and pursue personal interests.  

Job Summary

While working on a collaborative team of engineers experienced in mission critical facility design, design-build and construction-only initiatives, this position is responsible for Electrical Engineering design deliverables on Data Centers & Mission Critical infrastructure projects throughout the world. The ideal candidate will have prior electrical design experience on Data Center and/or Mission Critical projects, as well as a proactive interest in learning and growing their career in this space. 

Work location: We have flexibility with regards to work location within the United States,  The professional can work remotely if they choose.

unctions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.


Key Responsibilities

•    With coordination and direction provided by senior engineers, deliver detailed design documents for data center/mission critical infrastructure projects while following all company, client, industry codes, standards and project design requirements.
•    Produce design deliverables and other project tasks and assignments within budgeted hours and deadlines. 
•    Possess a willingness to function in multiple job roles simultaneously, if needed.
•    Prepare and/or review technical drawings to ensure that installations and designs conform to standards and customer requirements.
•    Provide guidance to ensure that designs comply with specifications, codes, and customer requirements.
•    May be responsible for compiling data and creating engineering studies and reports.
•    Perform detailed calculations as needed by the project.May be responsible for coordinating with internal and external clients at different stages of each project, including clients in Latin America.
•    Consistently communicate, in all mediums, at a professional level.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering 
•    Professional Engineer (PE) license; or ability to pursue when eligible.
•    Previous construction administration and/or field engineering experience within Data Center and/or Mission Critical Facilities.
•    Possesses experience or understanding 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.
•    Experience utilizing BIM 360, Navisworks, Revit work sets, view templates and project phasing.
•    Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
•    Self-motivated to deliver results when given a deadline.
•    Attention to detail with the ability to manage competing priorities simultaneously.
•    Demonstrated professional communication skills to engage in client-facing activities.
•    Bilingual capabilities in English and Spanish preferred.

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 5 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

Typical Office environment. Physical Demands: Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time.


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

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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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.


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