Senior Federal Electrical Microgrid Engineer Arlington, VA

Company: Black & Veatch
Job type: Full-time

Senior Federal Electrical Microgrid Engineer- Arlington, VA We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients. Company : B & V Special Projects Corp. Req Id : 26988 Job Title : Senior Federal Electrical Microgrid Engineer- Arlington, VA Location : RGARLINGTN Business Unit Sector : SPC-GOV-FEDERAL SE 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 Federal Business is grounded in history and engineering the future. We have 100+ years of experience supporting the Federal government and are dedicated to employing talented and passionate professionals. Our vision is to be the greatest infrastructure solutions provider delivering top tier and high quality design and engineering services to the Federal government. Our primary areas of focus include: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) and Classified Design Services, Construction Services, Environmental Services, and Integrated Services. Job Summary Functions as a technical specialist or supervisory role. Independently develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems. May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity or serve as a technical specialist providing knowledge and expertise. Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Key Responsibilities Daily activities: - Support development and execution of microgrid projects from feasibility analysis through commissioning - Create concept and detailed power systems designs for complex projects or programs; produces design drawings, specifications and design analysis documents - Develop and execute energy and power system modeling to analyze microgrid characteristics in grid-connected and island-mode, inclusive of: (i) power system stability, (ii) reliability, availability, maintainability (RAM) analysis (iii) power flow, and (iv) profiling of energy supply and demand with various microgrid dispatch modes - Provide key inputs for life-cycle cost analysis: (i) energy production from distributed energy resource (DER) technologies, and (ii) cost, operation and maintenance inputs for major equipment based on input from technology vendors - Lead writing for programming documentation throughout microgrid execution, inclusive of: DD1391 documentation, design charrettes, programming workshops, value-engineering meetings, and decision briefs - Brief client stakeholders on technical aspects of microgrids throughout project development and execution - Lead interconnection with utilities: (i) Develop application, (ii) Perform interconnection analysis and studies, (iii) Lead technical discussion with utility companies throughout the interconnection process - Coordinate with a BIM team for drawing production; redline documents within Bluebeam, direct 3D model fly-throughs - Manages assigned budgets, schedules and quality requirements. Establishes work plan for projects. - Collaborate with upwards of 100 team/client stakeholders (including high-ranking military officials) on conceptual designs, design reviews, etc. - Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects - Provides hands-on mentorship to discipline and interdisciplinary team members Other potential duties: - Performance of fieldwork, both internationally and domestically, and write assessment reports - Provide support to business development and pursuit activities - As a subject matter expert, has additional expertise in a technical area, participates in professional societies by presenting papers, participates on technical committees, and assists with code/standard authoring. Is externally recognized in industry as an expert which enhances the Company brand - Oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions Management Responsibilities Preferred Qualifications Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen. Technical expertise to also include planning, design and construction oversight in several of the following specialties: - Mission critical power and controls - Low and medium voltage power distribution - Substation design - Microgrids, including primary/backup diesel and natural gas generators, UPS systems, PV, BESS, fuel cells, etc. - Interconnection studies and applications with utility companies - Energy efficiency audits and modeling - Grounding and lightning protection - Electrical studies and power system modeling - Electronic security and telecommunications - Lighting - Multi-facility power systems including process facilities, SCIF spaces, office buildings, warehouses, airfields, bed-down facilities, etc. - Design-bid-build and Design-Build contract types Other qualifications include: - Specialize in power systems engineering for a minimum of four years, with a focus on delegation and mentoring - Experience working for an entity of the Federal government; familiarity with the applicable unified facilities guide specifications and criteria, ability to use SpecsIntact or Dr. Checks - Professional engineering license - Masters degree in electrical engineering with a power emphasis - Active US security clearance, or ability to obtain one 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 11 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. Certifications 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 Work Environment/Physical Demands Typical office environment. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold Competencies Collaborates Communicates effectively Courage Directs work Instills trust Interpersonal savvy Organizational savvy Customer focus Decision quality Salary Plan ENG: Engineering Job Grade 132 Black & Veatch endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process because of a disability, please contact the Employee Relations Department at . This contact information is for disability accommodation requests only; you may not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications. General inquiries about the status of applications will not be returned. 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. We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. 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