Black & Veatch Electrical Engineer 3 - Substation Design - Walnut Creek, CA (Hybrid) in Des Moines, Iowa
Electrical Engineer 3 - Substation Design - Walnut Creek, CA (Hybrid)
Date: Mar 9, 2023
Walnut Creek, CA, US US
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 96309
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : Yes
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
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In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Function as a mid-level engineer in substation design. Substation design encompasses distribution, sub-transmission and transmission level voltage classes.
Develop electrical design deliverables, including protection and control design (protective relays) and/or physical design
Interface with clients, vendors and subcontractors
This is a hybrid opportunity supporting our project team located in Irvine, CA. It is preferred if the candidate is located near Irvine; however, candidates willing to relocate may be considered.
BV’s Energy & Process business is driven to meet clients’ rapidly changing infrastructure needs in generation, storage, transmission, and distribution of safe, reliable electric power. Our business continues to invest in renewable energy to power the future and support BV’s vision of more sustainable solutions. By joining our business, you will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of helping our clients with the most innovative energy solutions.
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Black & Veatch provides complete engineering, procurement, and construction new asset and operating asset services in the following areas:
Overhead Transmission Lines
Underground Transmission Lines
Perform substation design, including physical design, protective relaying/control with an emphasis on continuous improvement
Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures
Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate
Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks
Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts
May start to perform internal Quality Assurance technical reviews
Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables for substation design
Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work
Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements
Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area
May provide direction and guidance to others
Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects
Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work
Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors
Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership
Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility
May provide support to business development or pursuit activities
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
- Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes
People Management - (supervision,career development, training, mentoring):
- May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required
Substation Design – Physical and/or P&C
Engineering in Training (EIT) Certification or Professional Engineering (PE) License
Learning on the Fly
Drive For Results
Listening and Dealing with Ambiguity
Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
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.
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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 and 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, 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.
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In accordance with local law, the following Annualcompensation range is applicable for the job and location associated with this requisition: $93,463.00- $140,113.00
Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland
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