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Black & Veatch Electrical Engineering Specialist - Federal Facilities - Remote - United States in Helena, Montana

Electrical Engineering Specialist - Federal Facilities - Remote - United States

Date: Aug 31, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : B&V Special Projects Corp.

Req Id : 78981

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Divisional Statement

The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S. Government agencies client base, we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and Environmental.

Job Summary

Performs engineering functions requiring knowledge and experience in engineering principles. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in low voltage, lighting design, grounding and lighting protection, telecommunications and/or electronic security. Contributes to design teams performing facility and mission critical design projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Requires US Citizen and ability to obtain US security clearance.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

• Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

• Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

• May be responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program

• Provides guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline

• Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

• Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables including design drawings, specifications, calculations, and design analysis for low voltage power systems, grounding, lightning protection, lighting, electronic security and/or telecommunications.

• Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection

• Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria

Project Coordination:

• Actively coordinates with all other internal/external multidiscipline team members on moderately complex projects

• Provides support for construction phase services including the response to requests for information (RFIs) and the review of construction submittals against the design specifications and drawings.

• May travel to project sites for client interface, design review meetings, and data collection.

Client Focus:

• Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects

• Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects

• May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology.

• Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry

• Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s)


Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

• Technical specialist of electrical sub-system design in more than one of the following areas is preferred:

o Low-Voltage Power Distribution

o Lighting (utilizing ElumTools, Visual, or AGi32)

o Lightning Protection and Grounding

o Electronic Security

o Telecommunications

• Candidate will be required to become proficient in Autodesk Revit and Bluebeam, so applicable experience is preferred, though not required.

• Written Communications

• Drive For Results

• Priority Setting

• Planning

• Delegation

• Directing Others

• Conflict Management

• Informing

• Listening

• Dealing with Ambiguity and Building Effective Teams

• Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

Minimum Qualifications

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.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical Office environment. Physical Demands: Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time.



Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties

Job Grade


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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.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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