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Black & Veatch Instrument and Control Engineer - SCADA - US Hybrid in Des Moines, Iowa

Instrument and Control Engineer - SCADA - US Hybrid

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location:

Overland Park, KS, US US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 95321

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.

The Opportunity

Black & Veatch is engaged in a variety of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) engineering and design activities in support of substation modernization and renewable energy integration. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Assist in the technical design of substation and renewable energy SCADAsystems.

  • Work with conceptual and detailed design of networking equipment, fiber networks, datalinks, Human Machine Interface (HMI) screens, and points lists.  

  • Assist with quality assurance checking, specification writing, standards development, factory acceptance testing , cyber security auditing, and commissioning support at sites or remotely.

The Team

As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our Energy & Process Industries market sector. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.Professionals will be integrated into our existing teams and will be mentored by senior staff to grow their experience in SCADA engineering in both conventional and renewable power generation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous SCADA and substation design experience for power projects

  • Experience in developing control system network architecture diagrams, datalink points lists, control narratives, control logic diagrams, reading one-line diagrams, and procurement specifications for SCADA equipment

  • Experience with IEC 61850, DNP3, Modbus, OPC, and other communication protocols

  • Experience with VMware or other virtual environments

  • Experience with protective relays, substation and renewable energy automation systems

  • Experience with HMI screen development

  • Experience with NERC-CIP cyber security standards

  • Network troubleshooting skills and experience with network analysis tools such as Wireshark

  • Ability to be both an individual contributor and work effectively in teams.

  • Willingness to learn processes and procedures specific to the power industry.

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 1 year 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.

Certifications

Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) / Engineer in Training (EIT) would be considered a plus and the ability to become registered as a Professional Engineer.

Work Environment/Schedule

Black & Veatch prides itself on the support of our employees and providing flexibility to make the things that are most important to you, a priority. This is why we offer our professionals, located near an office, the option of a Hybrid work environment. Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. Additionally this opportunity has the possibility of being located in any of our offices located across the U.S; click the link to see a full list of .

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

128

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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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Notice to External Search Firms : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.

Nearest Major Market: Olathe

Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Controls Engineer, Construction, Engineer, Engineering

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