Black & Veatch Water/Wastewater Operations Specialist-West Coast Region in Overland Park, Kansas
Water/Wastewater Operations Specialist-West Coast Region
Date: Sep 20, 2023
Los Angeles, CA, US Las Vegas, NV, US Phoenix, AZ, US US Irvine, CA, US
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 : 99442
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
Why Black and Veatch
Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & 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; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.
At Black & 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, you will have the opportunity to:
Functions as a mid-level Environmental Scientist in the Process Department
Provide environmental support through the development or performance of field studies, environmental assessments and completion of permit/license applications for domestic or international projects
Black & Veatch Process Engineers develop technical solutions that are critical to winning work and drive design deliverables for critical infrastructure projects with community benefits. Our Team of over 200 process engineers support water, industrial, next generation agriculture, LNG, hydrogen, fertilizer, and carbon capture businesses among others. We have transformed our team to align with megatrends associated with water scarcity, limited resources, alternative fuels, and energy sustainability. Our industry leading solutions modernize infrastructure, optimize asset use, reduce cost, and mitigate risk.
Why BVs Process Engineering Team?
The work is rewarding and meaningful
The team is comprised of supportive and appreciative professionals
Career opportunities exist in many rapidly expanding business solutions
In addition to the duties of an Environmental Scientist 3: Develops schedules and budgets for current studies Assists in the preparation of task assignments for studies Coordinates with personnel to review scientific reports, studies, etc , and resolves areas of concern Reviews the results of literature surveys, conclusions and recommendations bases on compilations, evaluation and analyses of scientific data obtained from the literature May function as primary client contact coordinating the resolution of problems, reviewing progress, recommending alternatives, advising on project objectives, and monitoring progress and cost of all tasks
May maintain business relationships with client and develop new business with existing or new clients
May require participation in field work Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements
Provide startup, commissioning and troubleshooting services for conventional wastewater treatment, advanced wastewater treatment, and biosolids.
Prepares standard operating procedures, energy control procedures, job safety analysis, and operation and maintenance manuals for new and existing facilities
Perform onsite training of operations staff.
Evaluate staffing, operating costs, and system redundancy for reliable operations.
Minimum of 2 years' of experience performing duties similar to those of an Environmental Scientist 3. 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
Work Environmental includes typical office environment, typical construction site environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise levels, safety hazards (electrical, scaffolding, chemicals, confined spaces) atmospheric conditions (fumes, dust,mist, gases, odors, poor ventilation). Physical demands include sitting walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, reaching, stooping, and filing about 75% of the time. Demands on driving, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods, and lifing or carrying objects up to 25 to 50 pounds may occur around 25% of the time. Travel is required and can range between 25% to 75% of the time.
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 . Some positions may be relocation eligible. Speak to your recruiter if you have interest in relocation.
ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties
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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 and 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 reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of that success through stock ownership.
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.
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.
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In accordance with local law, the following Annualcompensation range is applicable for the job and location associated with this requisition: $90,000.00- $114,000.00
Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles
Job Segment: Wastewater, Water Treatment, Architecture, Process Engineer, Engineer, Engineering
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