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Job Description

  Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success. As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.   Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  Req Id : 103212 Opportunity Type : Staff Relocation eligible : Yes Full time/Part time : Full-Time  Project Only Hire : No Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes 

Why Black and Veatch

Black and 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 and benefits that start day one. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life. At Black and 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.

The Opportunity

In this role you will have the opportunity to: 

  • 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.

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute complex structural analysis, perform calculations, and prepare sketches and drawings for the design of water and wastewater treatment plants, industrial facilities, and other complex structural facilities
  • Supervises Structural Engineers (both in the US and in overseas offices) and works with Structural Technicians in preparation of structural drawings and specifications. Is responsible for leading larger production teams and serving as the responsible charge for projects.
  • Perform construction phase engineering duties such as site visits, responding to RFI’s, and review of contractor submittals.
  • Perform project administrative tasks, which may include any/all of the following:  preparation of design fee estimates, monitoring progress against budget and schedule, management of project changes, and implementation of Black & Veatch Quality Control requirements.
  • Coordinate work with architects and other discipline engineers.
  • Ability to lead a team to execute complex projects with construction values of up to $100M
  • 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.      Support continuous improvement efforts. Provides guidance and direction to others.
  • Implements resource management strategy including managing resources for a small group.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Engineering or Master of Science from an ABET accredited Structural Engineering program.
  • Proficiency with use of non-structural software packages such as Bluebeam, ProjectWise, AutoCAD, and Revit.
  • Familiarity with the latest editions of the International Building Code, ASCE 7, ACI 318, AISC Steel Construction Manual, ACI 530.
  • Proficiency with use of structural analysis software such as RISA 3D, STAADPro, or SAP 2000.

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

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Black & Veatch prides itself on the support of our employees and providing flexibility to make the things that are most important to you, a priority.  This is why we offer our professionals, located near an office,  the option of a Hybrid work environment.  Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. Additionally this opportunity has the possibility of being located in any of our offices located across the U.S; click the link to see a full list of  U.S. Office Locations (select United States).  Some positions may be relocation eligible. Speak to your recruiter if you have interest in relocation.


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Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

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