Mechanical Engineer 5 - Hydropower - Hybrid

    • Black & Veatch
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • Posted 46 days ago | Updated 2 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Job Details

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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 : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 103988

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

The Opportunity

In this role you will have the opportunity to lead, design, and manage new and upgraded projects on hydropower systems including:
  • Hydro turbines
  • Dam and water conveyance, including radial gates and large valves
  • Generator cooling systems
  • Raw water systems
  • Fire protection systems
  • Turbine and generator bearings
  • Compressed air systems
  • Bearing oil systems

You may also perform dam safety inspections (lighting, drainage, isolation methods, handrails, doors, alarms, etc.) and design improvements to HVAC systems, spillway gates and hoists, instream flow release, and low-level outlets.

The Team

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 delivering quality results while meeting budgets and 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. At the front end, clients rely on us to conduct thorough studies involving overall project management. We provide the full range of design services and construction support, and we ensure that the end product is a model of operating efficiency. Check out our projects HERE !

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of mechanical or systems engineering experience in power generating facilities or related fields
  • Previous experience with managing projects and/or programs in a utility power plant setting
  • Experience in design and operation support of conventional and pumped storage hydroelectric generation stations
  • Previous experience in a client facing role


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.

Certifications

Professional Engineer (P.E.) license

Work Environment/Schedule

Black & Veatch prides itself on the support of our employees and providing flexibility to make the things that are most important to you, a priority. This is why we offer our professionals, located near an office, the option of a Hybrid work environment. Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. This opportunity will be based out of our Chattanooga, TN office.

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Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

131

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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.

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