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Piping Engineer 1


Req#: 32598BR

Date published: 28-Sep-2017

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Water

Business Plan: ENG

Level: 127

Black & Veatch delivers design, procurement and construction solutions that help to provide safe drinking water and effective wastewater management to communities worldwide. We serve public and private clients of every size with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency and reliability. We find innovative solutions to protect water at its source, treat it to the highest standards, and deliver it to homes and businesses. Then we collect and treat wastewater before reintroducing it safely back into the environment.

Primary Purpose:
Functions in a piping engineering designer capacity for Water Projects. Under general direction, modify or create deliverables and perform assignments of a design nature by applying basic engineering principles and established design practices to develop complex design concepts. Provide technical guidance and may provide direction to other engineering professionals.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Engineering Standards:
• Pro-actively provides guidance and direction by utilizing knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and B&V policies and procedures.
• Reviews project requirements and accurately determines the correct format and contents of the required deliverables.

Quality / Continuous Improvement:
• Promotes quality within project/group/section.
• 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.
• Responsible for drawing control and historical records, utilizing the appropriate method, as established by the project.
• Demonstrates personal accuracy and drives continual improvement and change management efforts.

Engineering Production:
• Applies basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing moderately complex design concepts and deliverables.
• Applies judgment and makes 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.
• Uses advanced applications (e.g., modeling and design software) in performance of work provided.
• May review the deliverables of others.
• May define work assignments and maintain schedules.

Project Coordination:
• Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development.
• May support field activities.
• May communicate project design requirements, progress and schedules.

Client Focus:
• Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers and may determine the key clients in some instances.
• May communicate client interests and drivers to project team members and develop approaches to accommodate these concerns.
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and

• May assist discipline or department management in developing and communicating appropriate design standards and process improvement activities.
• Identify training and development needs for personnel they supervise.
• May be recognized for expertise in one or more areas.

Resource Management:
• May assist in monitoring staffing levels and available skill sets for project(s).
• Assists in identifying resource application needs and process requirements.

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.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Preferred Job Qualifications:
• Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.
• A minimum of 8 years related work experience.

Preferred Non-Technical Competencies:
• Learning on the Fly
• Problem Solving
• Intellectual Horsepower
• Written Communications
• Drive For Results
• Decision Quality
• Informing
• Listening
• Dealing with Ambiguity

Preferred Technical Competencies:
• Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
• Basic industry knowledge and technology trends
• Basic knowledge of company quality program
• Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles

Preferred Technical Competencies:
• Ability to use the appropriate design and modeling programs required for performing assignments including but not limited to MicroStation, Bentley Open Plant, AutoCAD, SmartPlant,or other modeling and electronic document storage systems.
• Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends.
• Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.
• Advanced knowledge of other disciplines design practices and collaborating to achieve an engineering product that is well accepted to meet the client’s needs.
• Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles
• Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to engineering discipline.
• Basic knowledge of procurement & contract administration.
• Basic knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating.
• Basic knowledge of management techniques and company/division HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure.
• Knowledge of engineering standards such as ASME and ANSI piping design codes and standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and B&V policies and procedures.

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