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Black & Veatch Civil Engineer 4-Kansas City (KC) in Kansas City, Missouri

Civil Engineer 4-Kansas City (KC)

Date: Sep 29, 2022

Location:

Kansas City, MO, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Req Id : 84721

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a talented Lead Civil Project Engineer to join our thriving team!

In this role you will have significant opportunity to work on large-scale water and wastewater infrastructure projects with a focus on the delivery of projects by leading significant portions of a variety of facilities throughout the cycle of design and construction, and startup phases. You will work closely with process experts and a project management team that will result in your being exposed to the most current technologies in the Water and Wastewater industry including biological phosphorous removal, advanced membrane treatment, side stream treatment, and industry leading biosolids processing of residuals. The right candidate will, with minimal supervision, apply advanced engineering techniques and analyses to challenging problems and methods.

The core requirements for this role are strong technical capabilities covering all aspects of design specifically applied to Water and Wastewater infrastructure design. The right individual will experience with hands-on involvement in developing reports or technical memos, completing studies, detailed designs, and specifications, collaborating to complete cost estimates, and preparing contract documents. Participation in scheduling, budgeting, and contract administration for infrastructure projects is also part of the role, including involvement in business development and preparation of proposals.

The successful candidate will have significant interaction with clients, contractors, and sub-consultants on a weekly basis.

This position brings with it the potential for excellent career growth!

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Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

  • Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

  • Consistently and 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 guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline

  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production:

  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables

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

  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles

  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements

  • Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria

  • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments

  • Is responsible for one or more of the following:overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project

Project Coordination:

  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects

Client Focus:

  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects

  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects

  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

  • Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry

  • Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s)

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

  • Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Written Communications

  • Drive For Results

  • Priority Setting

  • Planning

  • Delegation

  • Directing Others

  • Conflict Management

  • Informing

  • Listening

  • Dealing with Ambiguity and Building Effective Teams

  • Intermediate 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 5 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.

Certifications

Professional engineering registration is preferred or in active pursuit

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.Typical office environment, typical construction site environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).

Competencies

Collaborates

Communicates effectively

Courage

Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

130

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Construction, Water Treatment, Wastewater, Civil Engineer, Project Engineer, Engineering

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