Pole Loading Analyst - Engineering Technician
Date published: 4-Oct-2018
Opportunity: Experienced Hire
Business Line: Telecom
Business Plan: ENT
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.
Contract with to potential to convert to full time B&V employee. Individual will be responsible for Pole Loading Analysis. Under close supervision, performs basic functions requiring technical knowledge utilizing electronic applications, processes, standards and document control processes/procedures for the purpose of creating or modifying deliverable. Evaluates methods used to accomplish the drafting and/or design activities.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Individual will be responsible for conducting Pole Loading Analysis (PLA) for a fiber project.
Engineering Standards: Continues to learn and apply standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and B&V policies and procedures.
Quality / Continuous Improvement: Ensures that deliverables are accurate and compliant by continually developing knowledge of the B&V Quality Program. Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.
Engineering Production: Broadens knowledge of the applications required to modify and develop less complex deliverables based on a variety of design inputs. May assist with minor computations such as material quantity estimates and dimensional checks.
Project Coordination: May assist in coordinating deliverables with other groups involved on the same project to minimize interference or errors.
Client Focus: Focuses on the needs of internal clients while attempting to gain basic understanding of external client's main interests and drivers.
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes.
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 1+ years related work experience with Pole Loading Analysis.
Familiar with OCALC or similar software
Diploma or Certificate preferred. Degree in Drafting, Engineering Design, or Related Science/Technology preferred.
Preferred Non-Technical Competencies:
• Learning on the Fly
• Problem Solving
• Time Management
• Drive for Results
• Self Development
• Customer Focus
• Ability to Multi-task
• Strong Communication Skills
Preferred Technical Competencies:
• Intermediate knowledge of Computer Automated Drafting Design (CADD) or other applications or design or modeling skills.
• Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel
• Basic knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
• Basic knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and B&V policies and procedures.
• Basic industry knowledge and technology trends
• Basic knowledge of company quality program
• Basic ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.