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Black & Veatch Electrical Engineer - Relay Settings REMOTE in Des Moines, Iowa

Electrical Engineer - Relay Settings REMOTE

Date: Sep 28, 2021

Location:

US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 50861

Job Title : Electrical Engineer - Relay Settings REMOTE

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a 100-year legacy of innovations in sustainable infrastructure. We go beyond the project. We break down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life’s critical resources accessible to all. Our work empowers our clients with the knowledge, ownership and confidence they need to make meaningful differences. Black & Veatch's Global Power Business conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable and integrated power solutions to customers. We are an organization of highly skilled professionals delivering data-driven and strategic planning, consulting, engineering, construction, program management and combined EPC solutions. We are dedicated to innovation and staying up to date with technology advancements and have a desire to help our clients navigate changing demands and regulatory compliance, while providing a cost-effective competitive advantage.

Our Electrical Engineer 3- Relay Settings position functions in a mid level engineer capacity, or technical specialist, focused on Relay Settings. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

  • 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

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

  • Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

  • Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables

  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection

  • Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work

  • Performs basic Protection & Control design concepts including one-lines, three-lines, schematics, wiring, etc.

  • Applies knowledge of the predominant protection schemes and philosophies which are encountered in Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Collector Substations.

  • Familiarity with commonly deployed protective relays in substations environments (microprocessor, electronic, and electromechanical).

  • Ability to develop protective setpoints per industry standards, best practices, and client requirements.

  • Independently develops downloadable setpoint files on multiple proprietary relay manufacturer software platforms. (SEL AcSELerator Quickset, GE Enervista, etc.)

  • Develops and manipulates logic commonly utilized in protection and control schemes.

  • Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements

  • Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area

  • May provide direction and guidance to others

Project Coordination:

  • 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

Client Focus:

  • 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

  • Ability to independently develop written communication and to facilitate coordination with team members and clients.

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

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

  • May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Sciencein Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline

  • 4-6 years of experience in Power Generation, Transmission, or Distribution industry

  • Previous experience with Protection & Control design concepts including one-lines, three-lines, schematics, wiring, etc.

  • 3 years of experience in development of protective relay settings

  • Prior experience with commonly utilized system modeling software programs (ASPEN, CAPE, CYME, ETAP, SKM, etc.).

  • NERC-PRC standards and other commonly utilized industry standards.

  • Knowledge of the predominant protection schemes and philosophies which are encountered in Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Collector Substations.

  • Experience with Mathcad and Excel software for protective setting calculations.

  • Familiarity with commonly utilized communication protocols (DNP, SEL, MMS, Modbus, etc.).

  • Knowledge of IEC 61850 (GOOSE, MMS, SV) and its implementation.

  • Ability to lead small projects including management of project schedules, budgets, and staffing.

  • Strong leaderships skills, with desire to train and develop younger, inexperienced professionals.

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.

Certifications

  • Engineer In Training in pursuit of Professional Engineer (P.E.)License

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment (Sitting, computer usage for extended periods of time). Using video and audio conferencing software for internal and external communication purposes.

Competencies

Decision quality

Action oriented

Accountability

Collaborates

Customer focus

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

129

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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.

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