Black & Veatch Electrical Engineer - Solar Conceptual Design Manager in Des Moines, Iowa
Electrical Engineer - Solar Conceptual Design Manager
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 45141
Job Title : Electrical Engineer - Solar Conceptual Design Manager
Location : USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : COR-POWER-PROJECTS SERVICES
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
The Electrical Solar Conceptual Design Manager functions in a mid level engineer capacity, or as a technical specialist. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.
Electrical engineer with electrical engineering experience in utility scale solar projects, experience should include but is not limited to the following:
Creating oneline drawings
Creating collection system overall layout
Power cable sizing, cable schedules
Electrical equipment sizing and selection
Experience with specifying and procuring electrical equipment (listed below).
Understand and be able to work within a schedule and manhours budget
Familiar with applicable NEC and IEEE/ANSI standards
Electrical equipment includes but is not limited to: MV and LV switchgear, pad mount transformer, Transformer -GSUT, panel boards, breakers, protective relays, inverter, battery, battery chargers, disconnect switches, surge arrestors, dead front disconnect switch, medium voltage cable, low voltage cable, control cable, fiber optic cable,
Prepares complex engineering calculations such as: load flow, short circuit and reactive capability analysis (ETAP or SKM), Arc flash analysis (ETAP or SKM), Cable ampacity study (CYMCAP or equivalent), grounding analysis, AC-DC voltage drop calculations, VOC/ISC calcs, AC/DC Cable sizing.
Actively coordinate with others on the team
Delegate and supervise work of younger engineers
Communicate with upper management and provide status updates on engineering design activities.
Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures
Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate
Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks
Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts
Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables
Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work
Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements
Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area
May provide direction and guidance to others
Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects
Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work
Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership
Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility
May provide support to business development or pursuit activities
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes
People Management - (supervision,career development, training, mentoring):
May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required
Learning on the Fly
Drive For Results
Listening and Dealing with Ambiguity
Intermediate knowledge ofengineeringdesign principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assignedengineeringdiscipline
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 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.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Typical Work/Home Office Environment.
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