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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

Job Summary

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.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

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

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

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

Project Coordination:

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

Client Focus:

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Learning on the Fly

  • Problem Solving

  • Intellectual Horsepower

  • Written Communications

  • Drive For Results

  • Informing

  • Listening and Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Intermediate knowledge ofengineeringdesign principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assignedengineeringdiscipline

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 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.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

129

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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.

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