Power Operations Center Technician-Kansas City

  • Overland Park, KS
  • Posted 22 days ago | Updated 10 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Document management
Real-time
Predictive analytics
Operations
IMPACT
FOCUS
SAFE
Energy
MEGA
Leadership
NERC
Onboarding
Regulatory Compliance
Writing
SAP BASIS
Law
Finance

Job Details

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Req Id : 103726

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

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 use. #LI-AT1

The Opportunity

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

Perform functions requiring intermediate knowledge of substation and use of control applications, standards, and document control processes/procedures in support of remote operations

The Team

As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

Real-time operations of distributed asset power generation technologies in Remote Operations Center (ROC.)
Interface with multiple parties for identification, diagnosis and resolution of site operations and maintenance problems, including the site O&M team, site owner, regulatory agencies, and B&V leadership.
Ability to engage in multiple aspects of ROC responsibilities.
Follow scheduled energy dispatch instructions.
Develop processes and procedures for both site-specific projects and the Remote Operations Center.
Ability to work shift-work.
Assist with Monitoring & Diagnostics (M&D) teams using predictive analytics for proactive monitoring of power generation, renewables, process industries and distributed generation assets.

Preferred Qualifications

Diploma or Certificate preferred
Associate Degree or trades/vocational experience
3 - 5 years of related work experience
Previous Operations experience related to substation monitoring
Control Room Operator experience preferred
Basic industry knowledge and technology trends
Demonstrated knowledge of Power Plant systems and Processes
Basic knowledge of NERC responsibilities
Basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles

Minimum Qualifications

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

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment in our Remote Operations Center. Physical Demands: Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time.

Salary Plan

ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties

Job Grade

129

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.

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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. 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.