Black & Veatch Sr. Lead Substation Designer in Orlando, Florida

Sr. Lead Substation Designer



Date published:22-Oct-2016

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:ENT


Black & Veatch provides engineering, technology, consulting and construction solutions that span the life cycle of projects in the power generation, power delivery and hydrocarbon process industries. Our services encompass planning, design, procurement, construction, startup, optimization and maintenance.

Primary Purpose:

Functions in a senior lead engineering technician capacity. Under general direction, modify or create deliverables and perform assignments of a design nature by applying basic engineering principles and established design practices to develop complex design concepts. Provides technical guidance and may provide direction to other engineering professionals.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Engineering Standards:

• Applies knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and B&V policies and procedures.

• May review project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables.

Quality / Continuous Improvement:

• Proactively applies B&V Quality Program to deliverables.

• Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency.

• Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project.

Engineering Production:

• Apply basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing moderately complex design concepts and deliverables.

• Begins to apply judgment and make decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation. Capable of handling difficult technical assignments within an area of expertise and can provide technical guidance to other professionals.

• Performs design calculations, detailed material quantities and estimates, and records.

• Review the deliverables of others. Define work assignments and maintain schedules. May program control systems or participate in other plant start-up activities associated with a specialized area of expertise.

Project Coordination:

• Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development.

• Support field activities.

Client Focus:

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

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

• Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes.

• Apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation.

People Management:

• Assist with performance management process, mentoring, and recognition.

• Provide guidance to lesser experienced Engineering technicians.

• Provide mentoring, instruction, delegation of work and feedback.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology.

• Minimum of 8 years of work experience in Physical Design or Protection & Control/Wiring on Substations using AutoCAD/MicroStation.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

• Bachelor Degree in an Engineering Design Related Technology.

• Diploma or Certificate preferred.

• Learning on the Fly.

• Problem Solving.

• Perseverance.

• Patience.

• Time Management.

• Customer Focus.

• Listening.

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