Black & Veatch Lead Electrical Engineer in Johannesburg, South Africa
Lead Electrical Engineer
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.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. Under general direction,
develops and applies advanced engineering techniques/ concepts and approaches
to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group
or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity. May be
responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output.
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.
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. Manages assigned
budget, schedule, and quality requirements. 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.
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.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Written Communications, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Customer Focus, Building Effective Teams. Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.
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