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Senior Electrical Engineer - Federal (US Hybrid)

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Houston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Electrical Engineer - Federal (US Hybrid)
Date: Feb 21, 2023
US Dallas, TX, US Arlington, VA, US Gaithersburg, MD, US Independence, OH, US Burlington, MA, US Canonsburg, PA, US Overland Park, KS, US Indianapolis, IN, US
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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 : B&V Special Projects Corp.
Req Id : 95816
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 Team
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.
The Opportunity
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Supervise and lead a variety of facility and mission critical projects and teams for U.S. Government Agency/Department Clients. *Requires US Citizen and ability to obtain US security clearance.

  • Design and QA/QC projects to developelectrical deliverables including lighting design, grounding and lighting protection, electrical studies and analysis, single line diagrams, schematics, interconnection diagrams and equipment layouts.

  • Directly contribute toglobal projects and missions, including Domestic (US based), Pacific and European locations.

    This is a hybrid opportunity with expected requirements of three days in office per week. Candidates located near anymay be considered.
    Key Responsibilities
    Engineering Standards:

    • Proactively 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 ensures compliance with Black and Veatch quality program

      • Establishes related processes, and promotes a culture that is conducive to quality

      • Provides guidance and direction to others

      • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

        Engineering Production:

        • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega 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

        • Develops and applies advanced engineering solutions to complex problems

        • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for projects

        • Establishes work plan to be applied to a given project

          Project Coordination:

          • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects

          • Typically responsible for defining project schedules for single discipline or may have responsibility for multiple disciplines

            Client Focus:

            • Responsible for determining identification of key client interests and drivers on projects

            • 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

            • Focuses on client's current needs and situations

            • May offer other services to the client

            • 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 very complex technical challenges

              • Actively advances knowledge management of the enterprise and provides mentoring

              • As a subject matter expert, has additional expertise in a technical area, participates in professional societies by presenting papers, participates on technical committees, and assists with code/standard authoring Is externally recognized in industry as an expert which enhances the Company brand

                People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):

                • Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions

                  Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support):

                  • Implements resource management strategy

                  • Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline

                  • Resolves resource conflicts and identifies training needs


                    • 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

                      Management Responsibilities
                      Preferred Qualifications
                      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. Requires US Citizenship and ability to obtain US Security clearance.
                      Technical expertise to include the following:

                      • Low/medium voltage and power generation.

                      • Electrical studies and analysis.

                      • Lighting Design.

                      • Grounding and lightning protection.

                      • Design-bid-build and Design-Build contract types

                        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 design.

                          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 11 years related work experience.

                          • Professional Engineering (PE) License.

                          • 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.

                            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
                            Typical office environment. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold
                            Communicates effectively
                            Directs work
                            Instills trust
                            Interpersonal savvy
                            Organizational savvy
                            Customer focus
                            Decision quality
                            Salary Plan
                            ENG: Engineering
                            Job Grade
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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.
                            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.
                            For our EEO Policy Statement, please click. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please clickand.
                            Notice to External Search Firms : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.
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