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Lead Substation Design Electrical Engineer - Irvine, CA (Hybrid)

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Tualatin
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Lead Substation Design Electrical Engineer - Irvine, CA (Hybrid)
Date: Apr 29, 2023
Irvine, CA, US US
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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 : 96131
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : Yes
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
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-DM2
The Opportunity
In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Function as a technical lead substation design engineer (substation design encompasses distribution, subtransmission and transmission level voltage classes)

  • Perform substation design, including physical design andprotective relaying/control

  • Actively participate in management, project scheduling, and work/resource planning meetings

  • Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors

  • QA/QC or projects and mentor junior engineers

    This position will support projects located in Irvine, CA. It is preferred if the candidate is located near Irvine. Candidates willing to relocate may be considered. This role will have a hybrid work schedule, commuting to the office 3 times a week and working remotely 2 days a week.
    BV's Energy & Process business is driven to meet clients' rapidly changing infrastructure needs in generation, storage, transmission, and distribution of safe, reliable electric power. Our business continues to invest in renewable energy to power the future and support BV's vision of more sustainable solutions. By joining our business, you will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of helping our clients with the most innovative energy solutions. Black & Veatch provides complete engineering, procurement, and construction new asset and operating asset services in the following areas:

    • Substations

    • Overhead Transmission Lines

    • Underground Transmission Lines

    • Renewables Integration

    • HVDC/FACTs

      This team is #2 in ENR's Top 25 Design Firms in Power. Learn more about our substation design team and projects:I
      Key Responsibilities
      Engineering Standards:

      • Perform substation design, including physical design, protective relaying/control with an emphasis on continuous improvement.

      • Apply knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures.

        Quality / Continuous Improvement:

        • Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks.

        • Responsible for ensuring compliance with Black & Veatch quality program while performing internal Quality Assurance technical reviews.

        • 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 for substation design.

          • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.

          • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles.

          • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements.

          • Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.

            Project Coordination:

            • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects.

            • Manages work assignments and ensures quality from direct reports.

            • Actively participate in management, project scheduling, and work/resource planning meetings.

              Client Focus:

              • Interface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors.

              • Identify key client interests, communicate drivers to project team members and develop solutions for less complex projects.

              • Focuses on the needs of internal clients while gaining an understanding of external client's main interests and drivers.

                Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

                • May be recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry.

                • Responsible for the design of a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s).

                  People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):

                  • Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.

                  • Mentor less experienced engineers and direct reports.

                  • Provide constructive feedback to direct reports on performance.

                    Preferred Qualifications

                    • California PE License

                    • Substation Design - Physical & P&C

                    • Quality Assurance and Quality Control of substation design projects

                    • 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
                      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.
                      Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration
                      Communicates effectively
                      Directs work
                      Instills trust
                      Interpersonal savvy
                      Organizational savvy
                      Customer focus
                      Decision quality
                      Salary Plan
                      ENG: Engineering
                      Job Grade
                      Black & Veatch endeavors to makeaccessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process because of a disability, please contact the Employee Relations Department at +1-913-359-1622 orvia our. This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only; you may not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications. General inquiries about the status of applications will not be returned.
                      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.
                      Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.
                      For our EEO Policy Statement, please click. If you'd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please clickand.
                      Notice to External Search Firms : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.
                      In accordance with local law, the following Annualcompensation range is applicable for the job and location associated with this requisition: $98,866.00- $148,143.00
                      Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
                      Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles
                      Job Segment: Construction, Electrical Engineering, Design Engineer, Electrical, Engineer, Engineering

Keywords: Black & Veatch, Portland , Lead Substation Design Electrical Engineer - Irvine, CA (Hybrid), Engineering , Tualatin, Oregon

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