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Black & Veatch Structural Design Engineer 2 - Substation & Transmission - Remote - United States & Puerto Rico in Montpelier, Vermont

Structural Design Engineer 2 - Substation & Transmission - Remote - United States & Puerto Rico

Date: Jul 13, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 64031

Job Title : Structural Design Engineer 2 - Substation & Transmission - Remote - United States & Puerto Rico

Location : USVRTL

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: 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 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.

*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 be working in as an entry level Structural Design Engineer . Under close supervision, you will perform engineering functions requiring knowledge and experience in engineering principles. This level builds on experience gained as Engineer 1 by either obtaining more depth in specific subject area with the expectation that assignments are larger and more complex, or by gaining experience in more subject areas.

Engineering Standards:

⦁ Applyknowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures.

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

⦁ Continues developing knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks.

⦁ Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.

Engineering Production:

⦁ Prepares and verifies less complex engineering design deliverables.

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

⦁ Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work.

⦁ Prepares engineering calculations following standard methods and principles.

⦁ Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.

Project Coordination:

⦁ Seek out supervisor or project leadership to share information and gain guidance regarding details of design and interdisciplinary coordination.

⦁ Coordinates with others as assigned by supervisor or project leadership.

Client Focus:

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

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

⦁ Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes.

Preferred Qualifications

⦁ Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.

⦁ Experience with the design of utility-scale electrical transmission including overhead and underground transmission line poles and towers and their foundations .

Structural design of electrical substation steel structures and their foundations .

⦁ Basic structural steel and concrete experience using 3D analysis and design software such as RISA 3D or STAAD Pro .

⦁ Basic foundation design experience using analysis and design software such as L-Pile and RISA Foundation, SP-Mats, and SP-Col .

⦁ Solid experience using EXCEL or similar spreadsheets and MathCAD design templates.

Spanish language capability a plus but not a requirement.

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 1-year 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 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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