Black & Veatch Electrical Engineering Technician 5 - Designer & Drafter - Remote - United States in Des Moines, Iowa
Electrical Engineering Technician 5 - Designer & Drafter - Remote - United States
Date: Jun 21, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.
Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 75363
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Who We Are...
Black & Veatch is an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with a 100-year legacy of innovations in sustainable infrastructure. We go beyond the project. We break down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life’s critical resources accessible to all. Our work empowers our clients with the knowledge, ownership and confidence they need to make meaningful differences. Black & Veatch's Global Power Business conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable and integrated power solutions to customers. We are an organization of highly skilled professionals delivering data-driven and strategic planning, consulting, engineering, construction, program management and combined EPC solutions . We are dedicated to innovation and staying up to date with technology advancements and have a desire to help our clients navigate changing demands and regulatory compliance, while providing a cost-effective competitive advantage.
Black & Veatch’s Power division is one of the largest and most geographically diverse groups in the industry, serving electric power transmission and distribution clients worldwide. Black & Veatch provides complete engineering, procurement, and construction new asset and operating asset services in the following areas:
⦁ Overhead Transmission Lines
⦁ Underground Transmission Lines
⦁ Renewables Integration
Black & Veatch is looking for a dedicated team of professionals to support the project management, project controls, procurement management, engineering, and construction oversight for multiple greenfield and brownfield projects for transmission lines, high voltage substations and distribution projects in Puerto Rico . Although not indispensable for the roles, Professionals Engineers licensed in Puerto Rico, and professionals fluent in both English and Spanish are encouraged to apply. The projects will be executed by teams working in the USA and physically on site in Puerto Rico . We are looking for candidates for both locations. LI-KS1
*If you prefer in-person opportunities, please know we have offices in Houston, TX, Orlando, FL, Raleigh, NC and Puerto Rico and More!
Your Key Responsibilities...
In this role you will function in a s enior lead engineering technician capacity. Under general direction, you will modify and/or create deliverables and perform assignments of a design nature by applying basic engineering principles in energy design . You will establish design practices to develop complex design concepts. Lastly, you will provide technical guidance and direction to other engineering professionals.
Applies knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures.
May review project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables.
Quality / Continuous Improvement:
Proactively applies Black and Veatch Quality Program to deliverables.
Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.
Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency.
Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project.
May apply basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing moderately complex design concepts and deliverables.
Begins to apply judgment and make decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation.
Capable of handling difficult technical assignments within an area of expertise and can provide technical guidance to other professionals.
Performs design calculations, detailed material quantities and estimates, and records.
May review the deliverables of others and define work assignments and maintain schedules.
May program control systems or participate in other plant start-up activities associated with a specialized area of expertise.
Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development.
May support field activities.
- Focuses on the needs of internal clients while utilizing an understanding of external client's main interests and drivers.
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes.
May apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation.
People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring):
May assist with performance management process, mentoring, and recognition.
Provide guidance to lesser experienced Engineering technicians.
May provide mentoring, instruction, delegation of work and feedback.
⦁ Diploma or Certificate preferred.
⦁ Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.
⦁ Typically, a minimum of 8-years related work experience.
Preferred Technical Skills:
⦁ Include but not limited to CADD experience and other electronic applications, information modeling and document storage systems.
⦁ Advanced knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and Black and Veatch policies and procedures.
⦁ Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.
⦁ Basic knowledge of constructionandconstructability practicesandprinciples.
⦁ Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles (preferably in solar energy design) and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline.
⦁ Basic knowledge of procurementandcontract administration, procedures for project controls and estimating.
⦁ Basic knowledge of management techniques and company/division HR programs, policies, procedures,and organization structure.
- 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 office environment: extensive sitting, keyboarding and telephone usage. Limited lifting/carrying of files and boxes.Normal office environment
ENT: Engineering Technician
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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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