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Black & Veatch Distribution Engineer 5 - Houston, New Orleans, Baton Rouge in Houston, Texas

Distribution Engineer 5 - Houston, New Orleans, Baton Rouge

Date: Aug 11, 2022

Location:

Houston, TX, US New Orleans, LA, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 64028

Job Title : Distribution Engineer 5 - Houston, New Orleans, Baton Rouge

Location : RGHOUSTON, PJNEWORLE

Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-ENGR & DEV SVCS

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

The Distribution Engineer 5 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.May be responsible for quality control and training of junior employees.

Virtual applicants will be considered, but preference will be given to those located in the service areas of our clients such as Houston, TX; Baton Rouge and New Orleans, LA . Some travel will be required (10-20%).

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Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

  • Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies

  • Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards

  • Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

  • Independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

  • May be responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program

  • Provides related guidance and direction to others

  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects

  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or ma

  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles

  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements

  • Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for a project

  • Uses industry and client specific software packages (OpenUtilities, O-Calc, SYME) to perform engineering designs.

  • Supervision in design of projects using CAD, GIS Systems, or other client systems as required.

  • Performing calculations such as pole loading, cable pulling, capacity, guying, and fuse calculations.

Project Coordination:

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

  • Client Focus: Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on moderately complex projects and may determine the key clients in some instances

  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects

  • May offer other services to the clients

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

  • Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area

  • Typically supports multiple projects on the complex technical challenges

  • Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems

  • People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

  • May participate in career planning, and learning and development Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support): Implements resource management strategy #LI-CG1

Preferred Qualifications

  • Industry recognized credentials preferred as needed;PEProfessional Engineering registration, or be in active pursuit of such registration (EIT).

  • NCEES record

  • OSHA 10hr Training

  • Experience in performing power studies and system evaluations

  • Construction experience a plus

Preferred Non-Technical Skills:

  • Written Communications

  • Drive For Results

  • Priority Setting

  • Planning

  • Delegation

  • Directing Others

  • Conflict Management

  • Informing

  • Listening

  • Dealing with Ambiguity And Building Effective Teams

  • Advanced 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 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

  • 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

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Typical office and/or home work environment.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

131

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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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