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Black & Veatch Power System Protection Engineer - Remote in Des Moines, Iowa

Power System Protection Engineer - Remote

Date: Jun 16, 2022

Location:

US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 68621

Job Title : ENG 2 - Power System Protection Engineer - Remote

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-ENGR & DEV SVCS

Department: BVCOR BV OPS EDS ELECTRICAL

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Recruiter: Danielle Renee McCartney

Job Summary

Black & Veatch is seeking a Power System Protection Engineer with 2 years’ experience to join our Protective Relay Settings team. The ideal candidate has an understanding of Protection & Control (P&C) design concepts, familiarity with relay manufacturer software platforms, and familiarity with system modeling software.

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Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

  • Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures

  • Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

  • Continues developing knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

  • Prepares and verifies less complex engineering deliverables

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

  • Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work

  • Prepares engineering calculations following standard methods and principles

  • Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements

Project Coordination:

  • Seeks out supervisor or project leadership to share information and gain guidance with respect to details of design and interdisciplinary coordination

  • Coordinates with others as assigned by supervisor or project leadership

Client Focus:

  • Focuses on the needs of internal clients (project team leadership) while attempting to gain basic understanding of external client's main interests and drivers

  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

  • Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS in Electrical Engineering or relevant discipline

  • 2 years of experience in development of protective relay settings.

  • Understanding of basic Protection & Control design concepts including one-lines, three-lines, schematics, wiring, etc.

  • Knowledge of the predominant protection schemes and philosophies which are encountered in Transmission, Distribution and Renewable Collector Substations.

  • Familiarity with commonly deployed protective relays in substations environments (microprocessor, electronic, and electromechanical).

  • Familiarity with commonly utilized system modeling software programs (ASPEN, CAPE, CYME, ETAP, SKM, etc.).

  • Ability to develop protective setpoints per industry standards, best practices, and client requirements.

  • Ability to independently develop downloadable setpoint files on multiple proprietary relay manufacturer software platforms. (SEL AcSELerator Quickset, GE Enervista, etc.)

  • Ability to develop and manipulate logic commonly utilized in protection and control schemes.

  • Ability to independently develop written communication and to facilitate coordination with team members and clients.

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

  • Familiarity with Mathcad and Excel software for protective setting calculations.

  • Familiarity with commonly utilized communication protocols (DNP, SEL, MMS, Modbus, etc.).

  • Knowledge of IEC 61850 (GOOSE, MMS, SV) and its implementation.

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.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Competencies

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

128

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A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company matched 401k plan, adoption 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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