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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Power Generation - Overland Park, KS Hybrid

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch

Other Engineering
Overland Park, KS, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

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 : 102879

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:

  • Design mechanical systems supporting Conventional and Renewable Power Generation
  • Work collaboratively with various design engineering execution teams across the US and abroad
  • Perform all aspects of mechanical system design engineering and analysis for assigned systems of responsibility
  • Function in a senior-level engineer capacity which includes:
    • Actively seek to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership
    • Assign tasks to and coordinate with other internal/external team members on complex projects
    • Perform complex research and develop recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
    • Understand, manage, and adhere to project budget, schedule, and quality requirements

Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity. May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output.

The Team

As a Systems Mechanical Engineer, you'll be a member of our Mechanical Engineering Department, which is housed within our BV Operations team. 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. 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Desired experience for this position includes expertise in the following areas:

  • Simple and Combined Cycle plant design
  • Condensate and Feedwater systems
  • P&ID development
  • Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Natural, and/or CO2 gas supply system
  • Cooling water, including closed cycle systems
  • High Pressure / Intermediate Pressure / Low / Auxiliary Steam system
  • Instrument and/or Service Air Systems
  • Demineralized (DM) water supply and make up systems
  • Service and Potable water supply system
  • Performing calculations such as pipe sizing calculations, pipe thickness calculations, pump sizing calculation, control valve sizing calculations, heat exchanger sizing, atm. tank sizing etc.

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

Professional Engineer (PE) license

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 World Headquarters office in Overland Park, KS.

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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.

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