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Electrical Engineer 3 - Power Generation job in Cary

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Job Ref:  28229BR
Employer:  Black & Veatch
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United States
County/State:  North Carolina
City:  Cary
21/10/2016 01:03
Functions in a mid level engineer capacity, or technical specialist. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis for power generating plants, including turbines, coal or biofuel fired steam plants, solar and hydroelectric plants. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Engineering Standards: Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies and procedures. Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate.

Quality / Continuous Improvement: Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with B&V quality program relative to assigned tasks. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.

Engineering Production: Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables, such as schematics, one line diagrams, meter and relay diagrams, and three line diagrams. Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work. Prepares engineering calculations such as cable sizing, motor starting, load flow and short circuit, arc flash, equipment sizing for transformer, inverters and batteries, lightning protection and grounding analysis, following standard methods and principles. Prepares equipment specifications, evaluates bidders and reviews supplier drawings against contract requirements. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area. May provide direction and guidance to others.

Project Coordination: Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects. Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work.

Client Focus: Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership. Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility. May provide support to business development or pursuit activities.

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes. People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring): May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.

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 3 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.

Preferred Job Qualifications
Professional written and verbal communication skills.

Knowledge of Power systm analysis software, Mathcad.

Familiarity with National Electric Code, IEEE design standards and guides.

Related work experience in power generating plants and/or industrial power distribution design.

Core abilities to succeed in this position include: Learning on the Fly, Problem Solving, Strong Drive For Results, Quality Decision Making, Strong Listening Skills, and the ability to Deal with Ambiguity.

EEO Statement
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Disabled/Veterans/Females


(John)Aaron Hetherington
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