at Black & Veatch in Burr Ridge, Illinois, United States
Structural Engineer 5- Transmission Line- US Hybrid
Date: Jun 9, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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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 : 97127
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : Yes
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.
In this role as a Structural Engineer you will have the opportunity to:
+ Develop and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems.
+ Provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity.
+ Responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output.
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.
+ 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
+ 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
+ Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects
+ 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 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
+ Strong PLS Cadd experience and proficiency
+ 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?
+ Previous client interaction experience with solid relationship-building abilities in pursuit of business opportunities.
+ Proven strong written and verbal communications skills.
+ Ability to think quick at the job site and in front of customer personnel.
+ Good listening skills, customer focused, priority setting, delegation, teamwork and team building skills. ??
The following experience would be preferred based on the work anticipated from the client:
-???Experience with the design of utility-scale electrical transmission systems.
-???Structural design of transmission steel structures and their foundations.
-???Basic structural steel and concrete experience using 3D analysis and design software.
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.
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