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Senior Power System Protection Engineer - Remote

at Black & Veatch in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

Job Description

Senior Power System Protection Engineer – Remote

Date: May 9, 2022

Location:

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 : 61423

Job Title : Senior Power System Protection Engineer – Remote

Location : USVRTL

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

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

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.

Our S enior Electrical Engineer- Relay Settings role functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

This is a REMOTE opportunity! The candidate can be located anywhere in the U.S.

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Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

+ Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

+ Consistently and 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 guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline

+ Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

+ Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables

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

+ Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles

+ Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements

+ Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria

+ Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments

+ Is responsible for one or more of the following: overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project

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 less complex projects

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

+ May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

+ Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry

+ Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s)

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

+ Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

+ Bachelor of Sciencein Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline.

+ Have PE License

+ 5-10years of experience in Power Generation, Transmission, or Distribution industry

+ Previous experience with Protection & Control design concepts including one-lines, three-lines, schematics, wiring, etc.

+ 5 years of experience in development of protective relay settings

+ Prior experience with commonly utilized system modeling software programs (ASPEN, CAPE, CYME, ETAP, SKM, etc.).

+ NERC-PRC standards and other commonly utilized industry standards.

+ Knowledge of the predominant protection schemes and philosophies which are encountered in Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Collector Substations.

+ Experience with Mathcad and Excel software for protective setting calculations.

+ Familiarity with commonly utilized communication protocols (DNP, SEL, MMS, Modbus, etc.).

+ Knowledge of IEC 61850 (GOOSE, MMS, SV) and its implementation.

+ Ability to lead small projects including management of project schedules, budgets, and staffing.

+ Strong leaderships skills, with desire to train and develop younger, inexperienced professionals.

+ Desire to function in a QC/QA capacity.

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 5 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

Competencies

Collaborates

Communicates effectively

Courage

Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

130

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Job Posting: JC202075671

Posted On: Jan 15, 2022

Updated On: May 24, 2022