Black & Veatch Senior Substation Designer in Overland Park, Kansas

Senior Substation Designer

KS-Overland Park


Date published:16-Jul-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 level engineering technician capacity. With minimal supervision, performs advanced functions requiring knowledge and use of electronic applications, standards and document control processes/procedures in support of creating and modifying deliverables. May provide technical guidance and direction to other engineering professionals including delegation of work assignments.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Engineering Standards: Applies knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and B&V policies and procedures. Quality / Continuous Improvement: Proactively applies knowledge of the B&V Quality Program relative 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: Broadening the use of applications to continuously evaluate and improve methods, processes and procedures used to accomplish deliverables. Create and develop deliverables based on a variety of design inputs. May develop less complex design concepts and create project design deliverables based on a variety of design inputs. May perform computations such as development of detailed material quantities and estimates. Project Coordination: Coordinate deliverables with other groups involved on the same project to minimize interference or errors. May support field activities. May be responsible for support of project finalization including for example consolidation of records for as-built drawings or information to take off as-built quantities. 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: Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes. May apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation. People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring): May provide work direction and guidance to others.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred. GCSC (Draft generic educational equivalent requirement).

Minimum of 3 years related work experience.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Diploma or Certificate preferred. Non-Technical: Learning on the Fly, Problem Solving, Perseverance, Patience, Time Management, Drive for Results, Self Development, Customer Focus, Listening, Informing Technical: Ability to use Computer Automated Drafting Design (CADD), information modeling or other applications or design or modeling skills and/or design principles and practices. Intermediate knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and B&V policies and procedures. Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends. Intermediate knowledge of company quality program. Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned. Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines. Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles. Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline.

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