|Job Ref:||28796BR||Employer:||Black & Veatch||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United States||County/State:||Kansas||City:||Overland Park||Address:||Post Date:||08/10/2016 01:01|
Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineers. |
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Senior Overhead Transmission Line Engineer. Leads a team performing all aspects of design for high voltage and EHV overhead transmission line projects including line routing, structure spotting, structural analysis and design, foundation design, insulator and hardware selection, conductor and shield wire selection, material specification and technical support for construction. Leverages experience by mentoring and training lower level professionals including top graduates entering the field of transmission line design. Keenly focused on production of high quality work and supports continuous improvement efforts. Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects. Develops and manages budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments and serves as the responsible charge for a project. Actively coordinates with internal and external team members on transmission line projects for the world's top electric utilities. Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers and may determine the key clients in some instances. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work. Provides support to business development or pursuit activities. Serves as an overhead transmission line design technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams. Assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required. Participates in career planning, and learning and development.
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 8 years work experience in the field of high voltage overhead transmission line design including line routing, structure spotting, structural analysis and design, foundation design, insulator and hardware selection, conductor and shield wire selection, material specification and technical support for construction. Proficient in use of PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE. Strong familiarity with the National Electrical Safety Code.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Professional Engineer License. Proficient in use of PLS-TOWER. Proficient in the use of drilled pier foundation design software such as FAD or LPILE. Written Communications, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Customer Focus, And Building Effective Teams. Good general knowledge of the industry and technology trends specific to overhead transmission lines. Intermediate knowledge of construction practices and constructability, procurement and contract administration, and estimating. Working knowledge of scheduling and project controls processes.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Disabled/Veterans/Females