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Black & Veatch Electrical Engineer 6 - Substation & Transmission Designer - Remote - United States & Puerto Rico in Lincoln, Nebraska

Electrical Engineer 6 - Substation & Transmission Designer - Remote - United States & Puerto Rico

Date: Aug 11, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 64040

Job Title : Electrical Engineer 6 - Substation & Transmission Designer - Remote - United States & Puerto Rico

Relocation eligible : Yes

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:

  • Substations

  • Distribution

  • 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 t ransmission 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.

*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 technical specialist or supervisor role. You will independently develop and apply advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approach unique engineering problems. In addition, you may have the opportunity to supervise engineering staff on medium to high complex projects, serve as a technical specialist providing your expertise.

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:

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

  • Provides guidance and direction to others.

  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.

Engineering Production:

  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega projects, 500KV-13.8KV ,such asone-lines, connection diagrams, panel elevations and protection & control schematics, RTU control, status and analog point lists, raceway/cable schedules, groundingdrawings, plan and section drawings, substation equipment.

  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for substation equipment, 500KV-13.8KV ,and/or materials selection.

  • Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work.

  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles.

  • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments.

  • 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.

Project Coordination:

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

  • Defines project schedules for single discipline or may have responsibility for multiple disciplines.

Client Focus:

  • I nterface directly with clients, vendors and subcontractors.

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

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.

  • Actively advances knowledge management of the enterprise and provides mentoring .

  • Subject matter expert , has additional expertise in a technical area, participates on technical committees, and assists with code and standard .

People Management:

  • Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions.

Resource Management:

  • Implements resource management strategy.

  • Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline.

  • Resolves resource conflicts and identifies training needs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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 home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.

  • Minimum of 11 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.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Typical office environment: extensive sitting, keyboarding and telephone usage. Limited lifting/carrying of files and boxes.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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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.

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.

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