Solar- Engineering Technician 7- US Hybrid

at Black & Veatch in Burr Ridge, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Solar- Engineering Technician 7- US Hybrid

Date: Jun 24, 2023



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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 : 96011

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

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

The Virtual Design & Data Solutions (VDDS) Engineering Technician 7, functions in a technical specialist/entry level supervisory capacity.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

+ In a technical design role, solve difficult technical problems, as well as provides consultation and training.

+ Design and production responsibilities, directs efforts of other engineering technician professionals as required.

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

Engineering Standards: Communicate and may set appropriate design and graphic standards. Reviews project requirements and accurately determines the correct format and contents of the required deliverables.

Quality / Continuous Improvement: Promotes quality within project/group/section. Reviews design inputs to ensure consistency. Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards in force for the project. May contribute to the continuous improvement of guides and standards. May participate in and lead process improvement activities and assignments. Responsible for drawing control and historical records, utilizing the appropriate method, as established by the project. Demonstrates personal accuracy and drives continual improvement and change management efforts.

Engineering Production: Applies basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing complex design concepts and deliverables. Applies judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation. Capable of handling difficult technical assignments within an area of expertise and can provide technical guidance to other professionals. Performs design calculations, detailed material quantities and estimates, and records. May review the deliverables of others. May coordinate the presentation, delegate production design, or other electronic applications. May monitor production to assure consistency, budget, and schedule of the deliverables. May program control systems or participate in other plant start-up activities associated with a specialized area of expertise.

Project Coordination: Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development. May support field activities. Communicates project design requirements, progress, and schedules.

Client Focus: Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers and may determine the key clients in some instances. Communicate client interests and drivers to project team members and develop approaches to accommodate these concerns.

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Assist discipline or department management in developing and communicating appropriate design standards and process improvement activities. Identify training and development needs for personnel they supervise and may participate in training efforts. Recognized for expertise in one or more areas. May be assigned special assignments depending on technical expertise. Assignments may involve solving a particular design problem or participating in a design team focused on completing an assigned project task. Makes presentations and conducts training classes within a specialized area of expertise.

People Management – (supervision – career development – developing professionals, mentoring): Typically assists with functions including performance management process, recognition, and corrective actions. May participate in career planning and learning and development. Supervises engineering technicians, including mentoring, instructing, delegation of work and providing feedback.

Resource Management – (staffing): May monitor staffing levels and available skill sets for project(s). May identify resource application needs and process requirements.

Administrative: May review timesheets, expense reports, assist with communicating the continual development of new hire recruitment, policy and procedure.


Preferred Qualifications

+ Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred

+ Bachelor Degree in an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred

+ Typically a minimum of 11 years related work experience

+ Use appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments. Include but not limited to CADD, other electronic applications, information modeling and document storage systems.

+ Advanced knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and B&V policies and procedures.

+ Advanced industry knowledge and technology trends.

+ Advanced knowledge of company quality program.

+ Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.

+ Advanced knowledge of other disciplines.

+ Intermediate knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles.

+ Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline.

+ Basic knowledge of procurement & contract administration.

+ Intermediate knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating.

+ Intermediate knowledge of management techniques and company/division HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure.

Minimum Qualifications

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

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Posted On: Mar 02, 2023

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