Lead Electrical Engineer - Power Generation - Overland Park, KS (Hybrid)

    • Black & Veatch
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Posted 43 days ago | Updated 9 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Schematics
Electrical wiring
Adobe Flash
Specification
Billing
Bill of materials
Procurement
Microsoft Office
Business systems
ProjectWise
ETAP
Technical drafting
AutoCAD
Drawing
Video
Storage
Distribution
Energy
Onboarding
Quality assurance
Quality control
Project management
NEC
ANSI
Electrical engineering
Machine vision
Transformer
Acceptance testing
Switches
Optical fiber
Cabling
Delegation
Conflict resolution
Engineering design
Design
Regulatory Compliance
Continuous improvement
Change management
Research
Management
Data
Functional requirements
Leadership
Business development
Knowledge sharing
Innovation
Knowledge management
People management
Supervision
Training
Performance management
Mentorship
Planning
Training and development
Budget
Project coordination
Resource management
Strategy
Office administration
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 : 103862

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

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 one. 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-TF1

The Opportunity

In this Lead Electrical Engineer role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Function as a Technical Specialist or lead role providing guidance and expertise over Conventional Power Generation Projects and Teams
  • Develop electrical drawing deliverables including:
    • One line and three line diagrams
    • Electrical motor schematics, breaker control schematics and wiring diagrams
    • Power cable sizing and cable schedules
    • Complex engineering calculations such as: load flow, short circuit, motor starting (ETAP or SKM), Arc flash analysis (ETAP or SKM), protective relay settings, battery and charger sizing
  • Develop electrical equipment specifications and Bills of Materials (BOM) for procurement and construction
  • Create man hour budgets and schedule for projects and proposals
  • Attend on-site meetings, investigate existing conditions, interface with clients and provide support during construction
  • Extensively use 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


This is a HYBRID opportunity located at our World Headquarters in Overland Park, KS.

The Team

Black & Veatch is Ranked #3 in Top Design Firms in Power. Here is some information on several projects and achievements! Conventional Generation | Black & Veatch (bv.com) .

Watch our video series, Meet Our Makers , and go behind the scenes to see how our professional, Electrical Engineer, Ryan Binkley performs work that matters. You can also explore our substation project work and achievements at BV.com.

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.

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 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.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • Design and project lead experience and expertise in utility scale conventional power generation project design
  • Previous engineering consulting design experience in LV/MV Power
  • QA/QC and project lead experience
  • Understand and be able to work within a schedule and manhours budget
  • Familiarity with applicable NEC and IEEE/ANSI standards
  • Experience with electrical equipment, which includes, but is not limited to: MV and LV switchgear, Secondary unit substation Transformer -GSUT, UAT, panel boards, breakers, protective relays, inverter, battery, battery chargers, disconnect switches, surge arrestors, medium voltage cable, low voltage cable, control cable, fiber optic cable,
  • Written Communications
  • Drive For Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning
  • Delegation
  • Directing Others
  • Conflict Management
  • Informing
  • Listening
  • Dealing with Ambiguity And Building Effective Teams
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline


Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:
  • Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies
  • Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards
  • Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines

Quality/Continuous Improvement:
  • 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 related guidance and direction to others
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:
  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
  • Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work
  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements
  • Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods
  • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments
  • Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; 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 moderately complex projects and may determine the key clients in some instances
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects
  • May offer other services to the clients
  • Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
  • Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area
  • Typically supports multiple projects on the complex technical challenges
  • Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring
  • Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems

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

Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support):
  • Implements resource management strategy
  • Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline

Administrative:
  • Administrative responsibilities may include office administration
  • Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup
  • Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs
  • May approve timesheets and expense reports


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

131

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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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