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Mechanical Engineer - Hydropower - Sacramento Hybrid

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch

Other Engineering
Rancho Cordova, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

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As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 104287

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

The Opportunity

In this role, you will have the opportunity to act as a mechanical design engineer and project engineer for hydropower projects. You will provide strategic advice and technical design and engineering consultation for new and upgrade hydropower projects for energy owners, including:

  • Hydro Turbine Upgrades
  • Pumped Energy Storage
  • Dam and Pipeline Projects, Including Radial Gates and Large Valves
  • Generator Cooling Systems
  • Raw Water Systems, Including Pumping Equipment
  • Turbine and Generator Bearings
  • Control Air Systems
  • Bearing Oil Systems

The Team

Black & Veatch has delivered hydropower solutions worldwide for more than 40 years. We’ve produced results on nearly 500 projects and more than 50,000 megawatts in hydropower design. A track record like that can only be achieved by delivering quality results while meeting budgets and schedules. That formula helps us meet the goal we share with all clients – maximum return on their infrastructure investment. We’re committed to finding clean, green power alternatives. Our expertise ranges from studies and valuations to optimizing existing operations. We can handle full services for facilities that range from the smallest to the largest in capacity. At the front end, clients rely on us to conduct thorough studies involving overall project management. We provide the full range of design services and construction support, and we ensure that the end product is a model of operating efficiency. All the while, we conduct clean energy projects happening in some of the most beautiful areas known to man, in the mountains, lakes, and river systems of California.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of mechanical engineering experience, including 4 years in hydropower or related field.
  • Previous experience with engineering projects in a utility power plant setting.
  • Experience in design and operation support of conventional and hydroelectric generation stations.
  • Prior work with Finite Element Analysis (ANSYS) software
  • Previous experience in a client facing role.

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 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.

Certifications

Professional Engineering (PE) License or in pursuit of such registration.

Work Environment/Schedule

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. This opportunity will be based out of our Rancho Cardova (Sacramento), CA office.

This role may require up to 10% travel

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

130

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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 and 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, 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 that 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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In accordance with local law, the following Annual compensation range is applicable for the job and location associated with this requisition: $108,108.00 - $161,986.00