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Substation Engineering Manager - Power- Remote United States

at Black & Veatch in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Substation Engineering Manager – Power- Remote United States

Date: Oct 18, 2021

Location:

US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 37685

Job Title : Substation Engineering Manager – Power- Remote United States

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

A Black & Veatch Substation Engineering Manager leads a multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians to produce substation design deliverableson diverse and challenging projects from greenfield installations to retrofits. Our Substation Engineering Managers are given the responsibility for engineering design, material, equipment, and construction specification development for medium/high voltage substation projects. The assignments are varied and will include engineering, construction support, and Engineer Procure & Construct (EPC) projects.

This position offers the opportunity to lead a team at a certain level as well as learn about other engineering disciplines, develop additional areas of technical expertise of interest, and function as the primary client interface on technical and engineering issues. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems.

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Key Responsibilities

Ability to lead, teach, and perform quality checks on most or all of the following tasks related to substation design:

+ Physical design, including general arrangements, plans, sections, details, and bills of material

+ Grounding design and analysis

+ Protection and control design, including one lines, AC schematics, DC schematics, and wiring

+ Protective relaying and SCADA

+ Equipment and construction specifications

Project Coordination:

+ Leads technical coordination and communication with internal/external team members, including equipment vendors and construction subcontractors

+ Assists project management in proposal development and project tracking

Client Focus:

+ Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on moderately complex projects and may determine the key clients in some instances

+ Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects

+ May offer other services to the clients

+ Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

+ Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area

+ Typically supports multiple projects on the complex technical challenges

+ Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring

+ Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems

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

+ Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

+ May participate in career planning, and learning and development

Management Responsibilities

Acts in capacity of a “lead person.” Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

+ Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines

+ Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.

+ Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends

+ Intermediate knowledge of company quality program

+ Intermediate knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles

+ Intermediate knowledge of procurement & contract administration

+ Working knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating

+ Intermediate knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process

+ Intermediate business & financial acumen

+ Intermediate knowledge of company/division/HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure

+ Intermediate knowledge of management techniques & administrative practices

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 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.

Certifications

Possession of or ability to quickly obtain Professional Engineering licensure in the United States is highly desired.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical Office Environment.

Competencies

Communicates effectively

Drives results

Decision quality

Plans and aligns

Directs work

Manages conflict

Collaborates

Manages ambiguity

Customer focus

Courage

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Builds effective teams

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

131

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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.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (E

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Job Posting: JC182452205

Posted On: Apr 29, 2021

Updated On: Oct 25, 2021