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Electrical Engineer, Hydropower & Hydraulic Structures

Black & Veatch

Lake Oswego, OR
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Job Title:Electrical Engineer, Hydropower & Hydraulic Structures


Electrical Engineer, Hydropower & Hydraulic Structures

OR-Lake Oswego


Date published:7-Dec-2016

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Water

Business Plan:ENG


Black & Veatch has delivered hydropower solutions worldwide for more than 40 years. We’ve produced results on nearly 500 projects and more than 50,000 megawatts in hydropower design. A track record like that can only be achieved by meeting the toughest budgets under the tightest schedules. That formula helps us meet the goal we share with all clients – maximum return on their infrastructure investment.

We’re committed to finding clean, green power alternatives. Our expertise ranges from studies and valuations to optimizing existing operations. We can handle full services for facilities that range from the smallest to the largest in capacity.

Primary Purpose:

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Engineer supporting Hydropower projects in our Portland, OR office.

As an employee-owned, global leader in building critical infrastructure in the energy, water, telecommunications and government services markets, Black & Veatch has a long-standing reputation for providing world-class service to our clients.

Black & Veatch is a worldwide leader in the hydropower and hydraulic structures arenas and is looking for a developing Electrical Engineer to help our expanding hydro business in the Pacific Northwest.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Design Electrical Engineer on Hydropower and Hydraulic Structure Projects

• Coordination with multidiscipline teams including peer engineering and BIM+ technical staff in global regional design centers and local office

• Development of electrical drawing deliverables including single line diagrams, schematics, interconnection diagrams, and equipment layouts

• Development of electrical equipment specifications and Bills of Materials for procurement and construction

• Extensive use of Microsoft Office business systems such as ProjectWise, electrical engineering software, such as ETap, and Computer Aided Drafting Tools, such as AutoCAD to view and manipulate engineering drawing files

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 Job Qualifications:

• 5 + years of experience working as an electrical engineer

• 3+ years of detailed electrical design engineering experience working for 5 or more industrial or electric utility clients

• Experience with hydraulic structures, hydropower or related industrial infrastructure projects

• Demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

• Experience with power system analysis software (SKM, ETAP, EZ Power) preferred

• Experience or interest in on-site assessments and construction inspections preferred

• Client-facing and proactive communication skills both written and verbal.

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##Hydropower##Hydraulic##Structures/10533

Company:Black & Veatch

Location:Lake Oswego, OR, 97035, USA

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