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Job Description

Job Summary

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.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies

Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards

Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

Independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

May be responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program

Provides related guidance and direction to others

Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

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

Project Coordination:

Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects

Client Focus:

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

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area

Typically supports multiple projects on the complex technical challenges

Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring

Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems

People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):

Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

May participate in career planning, and learning and development

Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support):

Implements resource management strategy

Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline

Administrative:

Administrative responsibilities may include office administration

Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup

Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs

May approve timesheets and expense reports

Management Responsibilities

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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

Competencies

Collaborates

Communicates effectively

Courage

Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Work Environment/Physical Demands

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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