Structural Engineer 3- Transmission Line- US Hybrid

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

Job Description

Structural Engineer 3- Transmission Line- US Hybrid

Date: May 23, 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 : 97987

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.

The Opportunity

As a Civil/Structural Transmission Line Engineer you will have the opportunity to:

+ Support global transmission projects performing design engineering and analysis of transmission line work. ?

+ Collect and assimilate data for engineering work.

+ Perform research and prepare calculations in accordance with Black & Veatch and industry standards.

+ Develop recommendations for equipment and materials.

+ Understand and work successfully within budget, project schedule, and quality requirements.

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:

+ Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures

+ Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate

Quality / Continuous Improvement:

+ Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

+ Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

+ Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables

+ Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection

+ Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work

+ Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles

+ Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements

+ Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area

+ May provide direction and guidance to others

Project Coordination:

+ Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects

+ Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work

Client Focus:

+ Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership

+ Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility

+ May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

+ Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes

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

+ May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required


Preferred Qualifications

+ Experience with the design of utility-scale electrical transmission systems

+ Structural design of transmission steel and wood structures and their foundations

+ Experience with PLS-CADD, PLS-Pole, LPile, MFAD, Sag10

+ Basic structural steel and concrete experience using 3D analysis and design software

+ Solid experience using EXCEL or similar spreadsheets and MathCAD design templates

+ Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline?

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 3 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.


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 (select United States). Some positions may be relocation eligible. Speak to your recruiter if you have interest in relocation.


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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.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursemen

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Job Posting: JC240851913

Posted On: May 25, 2023

Updated On: Jun 22, 2023

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