Senior Instrument & Control Engineer - REMOTE Tennessee

  • Black and Veatch
  • Remote * (Tennessee, USA)
  • Jan 15, 2022
Engineering Telecommuting

Job Description

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 54644

Job Title : Senior Instrument & Control Engineer - REMOTE Tennessee

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

At Black & Veatch, the Power division is driven to meet clients' rapidly changing infrastructure needs in generation, storage, transmission and distribution of safe, reliable electric power.

With the ability to provide end-to-end-solutions from concept through construction and operations for all types of power generation assets, Power has found success in helping clients solve for complex challenges. Backed by strategically located Centers of Excellence and solutions for developed and expanding markets we arelooking for strong leaders to join our team and continue help Black & Veatch build a world of difference.

As a Senior Instrument & Controls Engineer, you will serve as a responsible engineer leading multidiscipline efforts and primary technical interface with clients for Black & Veatch.You'll use your experienceand strong leadership capabilities to aide in the growing local presense in the TVA service area to provide support for outages, troubleshooting and walkdowns, all while building client relationships.

This role is a remote opportunity. This, along with Black & Veatch's 9/80 schedule, is one of the many ways we promote and encourage balance for our employees.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serves as Responsible Engineer - leading technical multidiscipline efforts, primary technical interface with client.
  • Serves as Owners Engineer - reviewing vendor documentation for compliance with technical specifications and client expectations.
  • Walkdown equipment at the client sites for replacement, upgrades and troubleshooting.
  • Support project installation and commissioning, collecting construction red-lines.
  • Attend Vendor equipment FATs.
  • Develop engineering change packages including: drawings, sketches, specifications, calculations and lists.
  • Travel to client project sites in the TVA service region (TN, AL, MS, KY)


Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ yrs exp.
  • Experience with the following:
    • Coal, combined cycle and/or simple cycle gas turbine generation facilities.
    • DCS, turbine control systems, excitation control systems, vibration monitoring, instrumentation design and specifications.
    • Development of control schematics, control narratives, instrument datasheets
  • Written Communications
  • Drive For Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning
  • Delegation
  • Directing Others
  • Conflict Management
  • Informing
  • Listening
  • Dealing with Ambiguity and Building Effective Teams
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

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 8 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.


  • 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.

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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.

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