Underground Transmission Line Engineer - Power Delivery

Black & Veatch Corporation Leawood , KS 66211

Posted 7 days ago

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Req Id : 425

Job Title : Underground Transmission Line Engineer - Power Delivery

Business Unit Sector : POWER-POWER DELIVERY

Work Location : KCP

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Family

Engineering

Job Code
0292

Job Grade
130

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

U.S. FLSA

Exempt

Job Summary

Functions as a technical specialist in the design of substations and able to lead a team performing design of high voltage electrical substation projects for the top domestic electric utility companies. Experience producing construction documents for the physical and electrical aspects of substation projects including high voltage physical arrangement, ac and dc station service systems and grounding. Must have strong leadership capabilities including the ability to lead a portion of substation design or lead an entire substation project.

Key Responsibilities

Functions as a technical specialist in the design of substations and able to lead a team performing design of high voltage electrical substation projects for the top domestic electric utility companies. Proficient working knowledge of substation high voltage protection design or physical design including one line, schematics, wiring diagrams, substation, arrangement, electrical clearances, rigid bus design, raceway, lighting, protection, grounding analysis, and technical specifications.. Must have strong leadership capabilities including the ability to lead a portion of substation design or lead an entire substation project.

  • The candidate will have substation design experience in transmission level voltages 69kV and above with a strong understanding of applicable industry codes and standard design practices.

  • Professional Engineering License preferred.

  • Mentors and teaches design engineers and technicians.

  • Assists in the preparation of project proposals, including: engineering and construction cost estimates, the planning of project approach, conceptual design, budgeting and scheduling.

  • Promotes a quality focused culture and effectively implements Black & Veatch's thorough quality assurance program.

  • Accountable for managing engineering design for substation projects, including engineering schedule and budget performance, quality of engineering solutions and deliverables, and close coordination with procurement and construction professionals.

  • Develops strong relationships with and becomes a trusted partner with clients. Responsible for identifying key client interests and drivers on projects. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate those objectives. Works to identify future client needs and how to better position B&V to best serve those needs..

  • Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.

Management Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

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 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

Experience with the following preferred:

To perform optimized conceptual and detail engineering/design, and provide technical expertise support on planning, permitting, procurement, and construction/installation of underground utility projects to domestic and international clients.

  • Feasibility Study (Route Selection, Constructability Study, Cost Estimate)

  • Plan & Profile Drawing Development

  • Civil Duct Bank and Raceway Design

  • Manhole/Vault Design

  • Trenchless (J&B and HDD) Conceptual Design

  • Construction Details Design and Development

  • Technical Specification Development

  • Technical Expertise Support during Procurement and Construction/Installation

Written Communications, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Customer Focus, and Building Effective Teams.

  • Experience with EPC projects is desired.

  • Experience in projects at 345 KV and above is desired.

  • Experience with Domestic Utilities.

  • Focus on QA of One-Lines, Relaying Schemes and P&C Design.

  • QA of Substation Physical Design.

  • PE License

Additional:

  • Written Communications

  • Decision Quality

  • Priority Setting

  • Planning

  • Delegation

  • Directing Others

  • Conflict Management

  • Informing

  • Listening

  • Customer Focus

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

Competencies

Collaborates

Communicates effectively

Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Technical Skills

Work Environment/Physical Demands

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.


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