Date published: 1-Dec-2017
Opportunity: Experienced Hire
Business Line: Telecom
Business Plan: ENS
The Telecommunications Division delivers telecommunication infrastructure solutions to utilities, local and state government agencies and the commercial wireless industry. Through a unique combination of experience, expert resources and innovative solutions, Black & Veatch supports the entire range of both legacy and emerging technologies used in today’s wireless and wireline networks, voice, video, Internet and data systems and utility automation.
Functions as an ISP Engineering specialist or in a lead role. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity. May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• ISP Design Experience. Engineering Standards: Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies. Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards. Provides techinical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines. • Quality/ Continuous Improvement: Independently applies knowledge and complies with B&V quality program relative to assigned tasks. May be responsible for ensuring compliance with B&V quality program. Provides related guidance and direction to others. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. • Engineering Production: 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 engineer work or assignments. Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; responsible for technical aspects of projects as assigned. • 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 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: 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.
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.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Typically a minimum of 7 years related work experience. Bachelor's degree in engineering technology or sciences preferred or any other degree, specialized training, or experience, that makes the individual uniquely qualified to perform the job responsibilities. Industry recognized credentials preferred as needed. Preferred Non-Technical Competencies: • Written Communications • Drive For Results • Decision Quality • Priority Setting • Planning • Delegation • Directing Others • Conflict Management • Informing • Listening • Dealing with Ambiguity • Customer Focus • Building Effective Teams • Supervisor Competencies Preferred Technical Competencies: • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline • Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines • Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned • Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends • Intermediate knowledge of company quality program • Intermediate knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles • Intermediate knowledge of procurement & contract administration • Working knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating • Intermediate knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process • Intermediate business & financial acumen • Intermediate knowledge of company/division/HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure • Intermediate knowledge of management techniques & administrative practices