Black & Veatch Structural Engineer 4- Substation- US Hybrid in Des Moines, Iowa
Structural Engineer 4- Substation- US Hybrid
Date: May 3, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 96923
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : Yes
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Why Black and Veatch
Black and Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation and benefits that start day one. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life. At Black and Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.
As a Structural Substation Engineer you will have the opportunity to:
Apply advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods.
Expand knowledge and skill set in area of discipline.
Start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.
As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.
- Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks
Quality / Continuous Improvement:
Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks
May be responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program
Provides guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline
Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts
Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables
Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements
Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria
Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments
Is responsible for one or more of the following:overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project
- Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects
Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects
Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects
May provide support to business development or pursuit activities
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry
Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s)
People Management - (supervision,career development,training, mentoring):
- Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required
Valid PE license
Experience with the design of utility-scale electrical substations
Structural design of electrical substation steel structures and their foundations
Basic structural steel and concrete experience using 3D analysis and design software such as RISA 3D or STAAD Pro
Basic foundation design experience using analysis and design software such as L-Pile and RISA Foundation, SP-Mats, and SP-Col
Solid experience using EXCEL or similar spreadsheets and MathCAD design templates
Written Communications, Drive for Results, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, and Building Effective Teams
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 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.
For this position you must have a valid PE license.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Black & Veatch prides itself on the support of our employees and providing flexibility to make the things that are most important to you, a priority. This is why we offer our professionals, located near an office, the option of a Hybrid work environment. Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. Additionally this opportunity has the possibility of being located in any of our offices located across the U.S; click the link to see a full list of (select United States). Some positions may be relocation eligible. Speak to your recruiter if you have interest in relocation.
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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.
By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.
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