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Electrical Engineer - Federal Facilities Design (US Hybrid)

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch

Other Engineering, Design, Operations
United States
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.

Req Id : 103468

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & 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; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.


At Black & 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. #LI-TF1

The Opportunity

As an Electrical Engineer, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Design facility and mission critical projects for U.S. Government Agency and Department clients. This role requires US Citizenship and ability to obtain US Security Clearance.
  • Directly contribute to global projects and missions, including Domestic (US based), Pacific and European locations.
  • Develop and expand knowledge and skillset in low and medium voltage electrical drawing deliverables, including: generation electrical studies and analysis, lighting design, grounding and lighting protection, single line diagrams, schematics, interconnection diagrams and equipment layouts.
  • With minimal supervision, apply advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods.

This is a HYBRID opportunity with expected requirements of three days in office per week. Candidates located near any Black & Veatch U.S. Regional Office may be considered. Preference may be made for candidates located in Arlington, VA; Overland Park, KS (Kansas City); Denver, CO; Raleigh, NC.

The Team

The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S. Government agencies client base, we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and Environmental.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

  • 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

Engineering Production:

  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables including design drawings, specifications, calculations, and design analysis for low and medium voltage power systems, grounding, lightning protection, lighting, and telecommunications.
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
  • Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria

Project Coordination:

  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external multidiscipline team members and on moderately complex projects
  • Provides support for construction phase services including the response to requests for information (RFIs) and the review of construction submittals against the design specifications and drawings.
  • May travel to project sites for client interface, design review meetings, and data collection.

Client Focus:

  • 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)

Preferred Qualifications

Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Engineering-in-Training (EIT) Certification
  • Federal Facility Project Design Experience
  • 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

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Competencies

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

129

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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.

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