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Electrical Engineer 3 - Substation Design

Black & Veatch

Denver, CO
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Job Title:Electrical Engineer 3 - Substation Design


Electrical Engineer 3 - Substation Design



Date published:14-Jan-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:ENG


Black & Veatch provides engineering, technology, consulting, and construction solutions that span the life cycle of projects in the power generation, power delivery and hydrocarbon process industries. Our services encompass planning, design, procurement, construction, startup, optimization and maintenance.

Primary Purpose:

A Black & Veatch Substation Engineer works on diverse and challenging projects from greenfield installations to retrofits. Our Substation Engineers are given the responsibility for engineering design, material, equipment, and construction specification development for medium/high voltage substation projects. The assignments are varied and could include engineering, construction support, as well as Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) projects. This position offers the opportunity to learn about other engineering disciplines, develop additional areas of technical expertise of interest, and may function as the primary client interface on technical and engineering issues.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


• Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies

• Assists in developing, maintaining, and updating engineering standards

• Provide technical guidance to others regarding projects and designs

Quality / Continuous Improvement:

• Independently apply knowledge and complies with the Black & Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

• Responsibilities could include ensuring compliance with the Black & Veatch quality program

• Provide related guidance and direction to others

• Support continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

• Prepare a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects

• Perform research and develop recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection

• Prepare complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles

• Communicate status of assigned budget, schedule, and design to Project Manager or Lead Engineer

• Independently apply engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods

Project Coordination:

• Actively coordinate with other internal and external team members on moderately complex projects

Client Focus:

• Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on moderately complex projects

• Communicate client interests and drivers to project team members and assist in developing approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work

• Provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

• Serve as a technical specialist and have knowledge and skillset to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area

• Typically supports multiple projects on the technical challenges

• Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring

• Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems


• Ensure policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup

• Ensure adherence to corporate and division programs

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 3 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 Job Qualifications:

• Strongly prefer a minimum of 3 years work experience in Substation Design and/or Control and Protection on Substation Projects

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Internal drive and for results

• Strong decision quality

• Ability to establish correct work priorities

• Thorough planning and delegation capabilities

• Conflict management skills

• Ability to worth through and deal with ambiguity

• Strong customer-focused mindset

• Technical savvy

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 clickhere.

If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please clickhereandhere.

Jobid: 23777-Electrical##Engineer##3##Substation##Design/10838

Company:Black & Veatch

Location:Denver, CO, 80238, USA

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