**Senior Power System Studies Engineer - US Hybrid**
Date: Jan 13, 2023
US Overland Park, KS, US Burlington, MA, US Houston, TX, US Ann Arbor, MI, US Cary, NC, US
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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**Company :** Black & Veatch Corporation
**Req Id :** 94588
**Opportunity Type :** Staff
**Relocation eligible :** No
**Full time/Part time :** Full-Time
**Project Only Hire :** No
**Visa Sponsorship Available:** Yes
Black & Veatch is seeking a **Senior Power System Studies Engineer** with **8 years' experience** to join our **Power System Studies** team. The ideal candidate has experience performing a variety of power system studies, experience with system modeling software, and familiarity with NERC reliability regions.
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 an Engineer role 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.
This role will support projects and teams nationwide. 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 a **hybrid work environment.** Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. Additionally this opportunity has the possibility of being located in any of our offices located across the U.S; click the link to see a full list of
+ 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
+ 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
+ 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
+ Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects
+ 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 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
+ BS in Electrical Engineering
+ 8 years of experience in performing Transmission and System Analysis Studies
+ Experience performing studies such as Transmission Interconnection Studies, Reactive Power Compensation, Short Circuit (Fault) Analysis, Circuit Breaker Rating Analysis, System Stability Studies, Insulation Coordination, Lightning Protection, Electromagnetic Field Studies, Electromagnetic Transient Studies (EMT)
+ Ability to independently develop written communication and to facilitate coordination with team members and clients.
+ Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
+ Professional Engineering License
+ Ability to lead projects including management of project schedules, budgets, and staffing.
+ Experience supporting proposal development- including, scope of work, level of work, manhours, schedule.
+ Strong leaderships skills, with desire to train and develop younger, inexperienced professionals.
+ Familiarity with NERC reliability regions such us PJM, ERCOT, MISO
Experience with Software Products:
+ Load Flow and Stability Analysis - PSS/E, PSLF, PSCAD
+ Short Circuit & Relay Coordination - Aspen Oneliner and PSS CAPE
+ Line Impedance - Aspen Line Constants and Aspen Line Database
+ EMT Analysis - PSCAD and ATP
+ Others - EMF Workstations (Fieldsanalysis from TransmissionInfrastructure)and Corridor (Voltage impression on pipe infrastructure)
+ Analytics and Scripting - Python
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.
Requires professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country.
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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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