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Black & Veatch Structural Engineer 3- Substation- US Remote in Des Moines, Iowa

Structural Engineer 3- Substation- US Remote

Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location:

US

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 : 83861

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

As a Structural Substation Engineer you will support global Grid Infrastructure projects performing design engineering and analysis of substation projects.  Collect and assimilate data for engineering work. Perform research and prepare calculations in accordance with Black & Veatch and industry standards. Develop recommendations for equipment and materials. Understand and work successfully within budget, project schedule, and quality requirements. May assist with providing guidance to engineering team members. Maintain positive client relations understanding client interests and drivers through effective communication with the project team. May assist with business development activities.  

Black & Veatch delivers 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.

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: 

  • Begin to independently apply knowledge and comply with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks 

  • Support continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production: 

  • Prepare a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables 

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

  • Collect, assimilate, and manage data for engineering work 

  • Prepare engineering calculations following standard methods and principles 

  • Understand and adhere to budget, schedule, and quality requirements  

  • Recognize, define, and resolve problems within assigned area 

  • May provide direction and guidance to others  

Project Coordination: 

  • Seek out project leadership to share information and obtain guidance with respect to details of design and interdisciplinary coordination

  • Assign tasks to and coordinates with other team members

Client Focus: 

  • Actively seek to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership  

  • Apply 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 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the utility-scale projects

  • Basic structural steel and concrete experience using 3D analysis and design software

  • Experience with finite element analysis such as RISA or Staad

  • Solid experience using EXCEL or similar spreadsheets and MathCAD design templates

  • Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline 

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.

Competencies

Decision quality

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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