Lead Electrical Engineer - Substation Design - Overland Park, KS (Hybrid)

    • Black & Veatch
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 7 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Apache Flex
Electrical engineering
Physical data model
Project scheduling
Resource planning
Storage
Distribution
Energy
Procurement
Policies and procedures
Continuous improvement
Change management
Research
Budget
Functional requirements
Evaluation
Data
Leadership
Project coordination
Business development
Knowledge sharing
Innovation
People management
Supervision
Performance management
Mentorship
Onboarding
Regulatory Compliance
Quality assurance
Quality control
Training
Planning
Delegation
Management
Conflict resolution
Engineering design
Design
Customer focus
Accessibility
SAFE
Health care
Insurance
Legal
Finance
SAP BASIS
Policies
Law
Recruiting

Job Details

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 : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 102914

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Why Black and Veatch

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 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

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 us e. #LI-TF1

The Opportunity

This is a HYBRID opportunity located in Overland Park, Kansas (Kansas City metropolitan area). Flexible hybrid expectations allow three in-office days and two flex/remote days per week.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Function as atechnical lead substation design engineer. Substation design encompasses distribution, sub-transmission and transmission level voltage classes
  • Develop electrical design deliverables, including protection and control design (protective relays) and/or physical design
  • Actively participate in management, project scheduling, and work/resource planning meetings
  • Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors
  • QA/QC projects and mentor junior engineers


The Team

BV's Energy & Process business is driven to meet clients' rapidly changing infrastructure needs in generation, storage, transmission, and distribution of safe, reliable electric power. Our business continues to invest in renewable energy to power the future and support BV's vision of more sustainable solutions. By joining our business, you will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of helping our clients with the most innovative energy solutions.

Check out our substation project work and accomplishments! | Substations | Black & Veatch (bv.com)

Black & Veatch provides complete engineering, procurement, and construction new asset and operating asset services in the following areas:
  • Substations
  • Overhead Transmission Lines
  • Underground Transmission Lines
  • Renewables Integration
  • HVDC/FACTs


Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:
  • Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks

Quality/Continuous Improvement:
  • Consistently and 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 guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:
  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements
  • Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments
  • Is responsible for one or more of the following: overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; 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 less complex projects
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects
  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
  • Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry
  • Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s)

People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):
  • Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required


Management Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Substation Design experience - Physical and/or Protection & Controls
  • Quality Assurance and Quality Control of substation design projects
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License; or EIT (Engineer in Training) in pursuit of obtaining PE License
  • Written Communications
  • Drive For Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning
  • Delegation
  • Directing Others
  • Conflict Management
  • Informing
  • Listening
  • Dealing with Ambiguity and Building Effective Teams
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline


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

Competencies

Collaborates

Communicates effectively

Courage

Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

130

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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.

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