Black & Veatch Lead Electrical Engineer - Utility/Design - Solar - Remote in Des Moines, Iowa
Lead Electrical Engineer - Utility/Design - Solar - Remote
Date: Oct 1, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.
Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 84757
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
Black & Veatch is an employee-owned, global leader in industries such as power generation, renewable energy, telecommunications, water/wastewater, and oil and gas. We have been in business for over 100 years and helped clients in over 100 countries with engineering, consulting, construction, and operations efforts. Black and Veatch strives to make a world of difference with every project we touch and our solar energy efforts are no exception. With the recent rise in renewable energy use in the United States, we are in need now more than ever for talented professionals to design and lead utility scale solar energy projects.
For this role, the professional would function as a technical specialist or in a lead engineering role. Under general direction, they will develop and apply advanced engineering techniques as well as apply concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. This role will provide technical guidance over a project team and supervise engineering staff on utility scale solar projects. We are looking for talented individuals with renewable energy and power generation experience , who have experience in executing utility scale solar projects, to lead our teams and make a world of difference. This role would be completely remote and support projects all over the United States.
In this role you can expect to lead a team of electrical design engineers and use existing knowledge of renewable energy design standards to oversee the following tasks:
Creating oneline drawings
Creating collection system overall layout
Power cable sizing and creating cable schedules
Electrical equipment sizing and selection
You will also need to have knowledge and experience in the following areas:
Experience with specifying and procuring electrical equipment (listed below)
Understand and be able to work within a schedule and manhours budget
Familiar with applicable NEC and IEEE/ANSI standards
Experience with electrical equipment such as: MV and LV switchgear, pad mount transformer, Transformer -GSUT, panel boards, breakers, protective relays, inverter, battery, battery chargers, disconnect switches, surge arrestors, dead front disconnect switch, medium voltage cable, low voltage cable, control cable, fiber optic cable
Experience with engineering calculations such as: load flow, short circuit and reactive capability analysis (ETAP or SKM), Arc flash analysis (ETAP or SKM), Cable ampacity study (CYMCAP or equivalent), grounding analysis, AC-DC voltage drop calculations, VOC/ISC calcs, AC/DC Cable sizing
Completed 1-2 utility scale solar projects
2 years of solar experience specifically
Advanced knowledge and understanding of power generation
Drive For Results
Dealing with Ambiguity And Building Effective Teams
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 8 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.
Professional Engineer License (PE)
Work Environment/Physical Demands
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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.
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