Underground Transmission Engineering Manager - Remote
Date: Jul 28, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 76644
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : Yes
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
A Black & Veatch Underground Transmission Engineering Manager leads a multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians to produce underground transmission deliverables on diverse and challenging projects. Our Underground Transmission Engineering Manager
is given the responsibility for engineering design, material, equipment, and construction specification development for underground transmission projects. The assignments are varied and will include engineering, construction support, and Engineer Procure & Construct (EPC) projects.
This candidate will functions in a supervisory role. Independently develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems. Responsible for the supervision of project budget, schedule, technical output and performance of the engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity. With minimal oversight from a Project Manager, interfaces directly with the Client on all technical aspects of the project including the management of change associated with the project work scope, contract terms or any subcontract contracts. Supporting business development of proposals.
+ Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies. Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards. Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines.
+ Independently applies knowledge and complies with B&V quality program relative to assigned tasks. May be responsible for ensuring compliance with B&V quality program. Provides related guidance and direction to others. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.
Project Execution Responsibilities:
+ Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects. Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work. Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles. Develops and Manages budget, schedule, and quality requirements across multiple disciplines for a project. Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods. Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments. Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for a project.
+ Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects.
+ Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on moderately complex projects 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 on moderately complex projects. May offer other services to the clients. Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities.Actively manages project changes directly with the Client with supervision from the Project Manager.
+ Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems.
+ Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required. Participate in career planning, and learning and development.
+ Implements resource management strategy. Manages engineering resources for small groups with multiple disciplines.
+ Administrative responsibilities may include office administration. Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup. Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs. May approve timesheets and expense reports.
+ Experience with underground transmission lines
+ Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
+ Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines
+ Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.
+ Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends
+ Intermediate knowledge of company quality program
+ Intermediate knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles
+ Intermediate knowledge of procurement & contract administration
+ Working knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating
+ Intermediate knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process
+ Intermediate business & financial acumen
+ Intermediate knowledge of company/division/HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure
+ Intermediate knowledge of management techniques & administrative practices
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 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.
Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit of such registration. Additional professional registration or licensure may be needed when practicing or on assignment in a different country. Exceptions may be approved by division management on a case by case basis.
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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.
Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.
To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.
A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
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