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Lead Electrical Engineer - Federal System Studies (US Hybrid)
Lead Electrical Engineer - Federal System Studies (US Hybrid)
Date: Mar 22, 2023
US Cary, NC, US Arlington, VA, US Houston, TX, US Dallas, TX, US Ann Arbor, MI, US Canonsburg, PA, US Burlington, MA, US
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.
Req Id : 95815
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Why Black and Veatch
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.
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.
The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp mission is grounded in history and engineering the future by providing a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government Agencies and Military Services . With the robust skillsets and partnership we have developed during the 100+ years of service to our U.S. Government client base , we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus include: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services and Classified Design Services, Environmental Services, Defense Program and Integrated Services.
Our Federal Team supports a variety of unique Federal Agency and Military Service (LV/MV) projects , including command and control facilities, microgrids, generators and UPS systems, energy resiliency and sustainability (Solar PV & BESS),office buildings, radar platforms, mission critical projects and more! Your vital role on the team directly contributes to our nation's safety and security.
We are dedicated to employing talented and passionate professionals! Our vision is to be the greatest infrastructure solutions provider delivering top tier and high-quality design and engineering services to various Federal Agencies.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Conduct system studies for facility and mission critical projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients (LV/MV). *Requires US Citizen and ability to obtain US security clearance.
Directly contribute toglobal projects and missions, including Domestic (US based), Pacific and European locations.
Develop and maintain working relationships with project teams, client agnecy personnel, as well as Construction Contractors and personnel.
This is a hybrid opportunity with expected requirements of three days in office per week. Candidates located near anymay be considered.
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 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
Technical expertise to include NEC, IEEE, UFC, and UFGS knowledge for producing electrical designs, understanding codes, and providing coordination for the unfractured and equipment of buildings and facilities.
Technical expertise to include the following:
Power emphasis - low/medium voltage and power generation
ETAP -or- SKM experience
Coordination & Protection
Other qualifications include:
Experience working for an entity of the Federal government; familiarity with the applicable unified facilities guide specifications and criteria, ability to use SpecsIntact or Dr. Checks
Professional Engineering (PE) License
Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with a power emphasis or demonstrated experience in power system studies.
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.
Electrical Engineers in our Federal Sector support U.S. Government Agency/Department clients, and must be U.S. citizens.
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
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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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