Lead Electrical Design Engineer - Data Centers / Mission Cri

at Black & Veatch in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

Job Description

Lead Electrical Design Engineer – Data Centers / Mission Critical – Remote – United States

Date: Dec 24, 2021



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 : 38781

Job Title : Lead Electrical Design Engineer – Data Centers / Mission Critical – Remote – United States

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: Yes

Job Summary

Functions as a technical specialist or supervisory role. Independently develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems. May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity, or serve as a technical specialist providing knowledge and expertise.

This position offers a unique opportunity for an electrical engineer to be a consistent EOR for a confidential financial institution. As EOR, this engineer will have the opportunity to develop a partnership/relationship with the customer, consult and provide design/construction administration support over the next three years for a variety of projects.

Work location: We have flexibility with regards to work location within the United States,with a preference in Maryland, Virginia, DC, or the West Coast. The professional can work remotely if they choose.

Key Responsibilities


+ Lead efforts to deliver detailed design of complex, large-scale data center/mission critical environments including generators, UPS modules, relay protection, etc. Projects will include low voltage and medium voltage distribution. Engineer will be expected to be subject matter expert in redundancy and resiliency.

+ Provide subject matter expertise in the area of Data Center/Mission Critical design.

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

+ Reviews engineering work or assignments. Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for projects

+ Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements

+ Typically responsible for defining project schedules for electrical scope.

Client Focus:

+ Responsible for determining identification of key client interests and drivers on projects and communicating to project team

+ May offer other services to the client

+ Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities

Engineering Standards:

+ Proactively provides guidance and assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards

+ Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

+ Applies knowledge and ensures compliance with Black and Veatch quality program

+ Establishes related processes, and promotes a culture that is conducive to quality

+ Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

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

+ As a subject matter expert, has additional expertise in a technical area, participates in professional societies by presenting papers, participates on technical committees, and assists with code/standard authoring Is externally recognized in industry as an expert which enhances the Company brand

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

+ Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions of team.

Resource Management – (budgets, tools, processes, project support):

+ Manages engineering resources for small group of a single discipline

+ Resolves resource conflicts and identifies training needs

Preferred Qualifications

+ Strongly prefer candidates with a PE license and the ability to obtain PE licensure in multiple states

+ Demonstrated Mission Critical facilities experience (UPS, generators, etc)

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 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. Physical Demands: Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time.



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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 regulati

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Posted On: May 08, 2021

Updated On: Jan 20, 2022