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Job Description

  At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.  Req Id : 101748 Opportunity Type : Staff Relocation eligible : Yes Full time/Part time : Full-Time  Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.
At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-AT1

The Opportunity

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Function as a technical specialist and business leader supporting project and pursuit teams on heavy civil projects
  • Provide engineering and construction related planning, design, analysis, oversight and studies for domestic and international geotechnical and heavy civil projects
  • Grow the Civil Works business line including Tunnels, Dams, Buried Infrastructure, Linear Infrastructure, and Hydro Practices


The Team

As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities. 
This team has a portfolio of major civil works projects across the country that are moving the needle. They are seeking ownership-driven technical professional who thrives in a culture of collaboration, inclusivity, and kindness that focuses on the goal to be the most innovative company in the civil consulting industry. 

Key Responsibilities

Client Focus: 

  • Responsible for identification of key client interests and drivers on projects 
  • 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 
  • Focuses on client's current needs and situations 
  • Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities 

Engineering Standards: 

  • Proactively 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 

Engineering Production: 

  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega 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 
  • Develops and applies advanced engineering solutions to complex problems 
  • Reviews lower-level engineering work or assignments 

Project Coordination: 

  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects 
  • Typically responsible for defining project schedules for single discipline or may have responsibility for multiple disciplines 
  • 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 very complex technical challenges 

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

  • Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions 

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

  • Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in geotechnical and/or heavy civil design projects  
  • Licensed Professional Engineer or be in active pursuit of registration 

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.


Licensed Professional Engineer or be in active pursuit of registration

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Hybrid Work Schedule (3 Days in Office/2 days Remote)
  • Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).  Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

132Black & 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. 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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program. By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.  

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