Black & Veatch Hiring Electrical Engineer in USA

Electrical Engineer - Power System Studies

We are looking for a Power System Studies Engineer with 2 years of experience to join our Power System Studies team. The ideal applicant is familiar with Transmission System design ideas and analyses, such as Transmission Interconnection Studies, Reactive Power Compensation, Short Circuit (Fault) Analysis, Circuit Breaker Rating Analysis, and system modelling tools.

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Black & Veatch is an employee-owned engineering, procurement, consulting, and construction firm with a 100-year history of sustainable infrastructure innovation. We go above and beyond the scope of the project. We break down social, economic, and geographic barriers by making essential resources available to everyone. 

Our work provides our clients with the knowledge, ownership, and confidence they require to make a significant difference. Customers can rely on Black & Veatch's Global Power Business for conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable, and integrated power solutions. We are a team of highly skilled individuals who provide data-driven and strategic planning, consulting, engineering, construction, programme management, and integrated EPC solutions. We are committed to innovation and technological improvements, and we want to help our clients navigate shifting demands and regulatory compliance while giving a cost-effective competitive advantage.

The Black & Veatch 

BV's Energy & Process business is driven by the need to address clients' continuously evolving infrastructure needs in the generation, storage, transmission, and distribution of safe, dependable electricity. To fuel the future and support BV's vision of more sustainable solutions, our company continues to invest in renewable energy. By joining our company, you will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of providing the most innovative energy solutions to our clients. Because of the recent increase in renewable energy use in the United States, we now have a greater need than ever for experienced experts to design and lead utility scale solar energy projects.

Principal Responsibilities

Engineering Requirements:

Continues to learn and is up to date on departmental design guidelines, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes, and Black and Veatch policies and procedures. 

As applicable, applies to assigned duties. 

Quality Assurance/Continuous Improvement: 

Continues to learn and adheres to the Black and Veatch quality programme in relation to assigned assignments. 

Helps in continuous improvement and change management initiatives. 

Engineering Manufacturing: 

Preparation and verification of less difficult engineering deliverables 

Conducts research and makes recommendations for the selection of equipment and/or materials. 

Data collection, assimilation, and management for engineering work 

Engineering calculations are prepared using defined procedures and principles. 

Understands and follows budget, timeline, and quality guidelines. 

Coordination of the Project:

Seek out a supervisor or project leadership to share information and get advice on design details and interdisciplinary coordination. 
As allocated by the supervisor or project leadership, coordinates with others. 

Client Concentration: 

Focuses on the needs of internal clients (project team leadership) while aiming to get a basic understanding of the major interests and drivers of external clients. 
May help with business development or pursuit activities. 

Sharing of knowledge, innovation, and technology: 

Shares current technology and process knowledge. 

Qualifications Preferred 

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • 2 years of experience carrying out Transmission and System Analysis Studies
  • Capability to conduct transmission interconnection studies, reactive power compensation, short circuit (fault) analysis, and circuit breaker rating analysis
  • Capability to develop textual communication independently and to allow coordination with team members and clients.
  • Capability to collaborate in a team environment
  • Capability to lead projects, including project scheduling, budgeting, and staffing.
  • Knowledge of NERC standards such as TPL, MOD, and PRC
  • Knowledge of ISOs such as PJM, ERCOT, MISO, SPP, CAISO, ISO-NE, and NYISO
  • Knowledge of Software Products:
  • PSS/E, PSLF, PSCAD, TARA Load Flow and Stability Analysis Short Circuit & Relay Coordination - Aspen Oneliner and PSS CAPE Line Impedance - Aspen Line Constants and Aspen Line Database Analytics and Scripting - Python 

Minimum Requirements

A bachelor's degree in engineering from a recognised certified programme in their home country or the country where the professional is practising is required.
1 year of similar job experience is required.
All applicants must be able to complete any/all of the following pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected): criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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