Mechanical HVAC/Plumbing Designer - Engineering Technician 5

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

Job Description

Mechanical HVAC/Plumbing Designer – Engineering Technician 5 – Water – Hybrid US

Date: Sep 26, 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 : 98167

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

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

The Virtual Design & Data Solutions (VDDS) Mechanical HVAC /Plumbing Designer – Engineering Technician 5 – Water functions in a lead engineering technician capacity.

+ Under general direction, modify or create deliverables and may perform assignments of a design nature by applying basic engineering principles and established design practices to develop moderately complex design concepts.

+ Provide technical guidance and may provide direction to other engineering professionals.

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:

+ Applies knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes, and Black and Veatch policies and procedures

+ May review project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables

Quality / Continuous Improvement:

+ Proactively applies Black and Veatch Quality Program to deliverables

+ Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

+ Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency

+ Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project

Engineering Production:

+ May apply basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing moderately complex design concepts and deliverables

+ Begins to apply judgment and make 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 define work assignments and maintain schedules

+ 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

Client Focus:

+ Focuses on the needs of internal clients while utilizing an understanding of external client’s main interests and drivers

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation, and Technology:

+ Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of thelatest technologies and processes

+ May apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation

People Management – (supervision – career development – developing professionals, mentoring):

+ May assist with performance management process, mentoring, and recognition

+ Provide guidance to lesser experienced Engineering Technicians

+ May provide mentoring, instruction, delegation of work, and feedback


Preferred Qualifications

+ Diploma or Certificate preferred

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

+ Typically a minimum of 5 years related work experience

Preferred Non-Technical Skills:

+ Learning on the Fly

+ Problem Solving

+ Perseverance

+ Patience

+ Time Management

+ Drive for Results

+ Self Development

+ Listening

+ Informing

Preferred Technical Skills:

+ Experience in the appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments to include but not limited to CADD or other electronic applications . Intermediate knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and Black and Veatch policies and procedures

+ Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends

+ Intermediate knowledge of company quality program

+ Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned

+ Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines

+ Basic knowledge of constructionandconstructability practicesandprinciples

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

+ Basic knowledge of procurementandcontract administration

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 any applicable laws and regulations.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment


Customer focus

Salary Plan

ENT: Engineering Technician

Job Grade


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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

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Job Posting: JC241377560

Posted On: Jun 03, 2023

Updated On: Oct 25, 2023

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