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Civil Engineer 3-Water -Charlotte

Date:  Jul 12, 2024

Charlotte, NC, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 


Req Id : 100403 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

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. #LI-AT1

The Opportunity

In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

•    Will focus on the delivery of projects and will assist in the design, construction, and project management of a wide variety of projects comprising small- and large-scale water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure projects with a focus on the delivery of projects by leading significant portions of a variety of facilities throughout the cycle of design, construction, and startup phases infrastructure projects and civil site development.
•    Will have 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 Team

As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities. 

Key Responsibilities

•    Perform design of projects from the conceptual and bid phase through design completion for project needs and requirements that are set by the project managers based off client needs
•    Assist in the day-to-day process technical work and project execution
•    Utilizes knowledge of regularly used civil concepts, practices, codes, and procedures within the water engineering industry
•    Prepare design reports to document the design process
•    Applies knowledge to complex projects, find and develop non-standard design solutions to better serve clients project specifications

•    Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables. Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work. Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements.  Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area. May provide direction and guidance to others.
•    Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects. Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work.
•    Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership.  Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility.  May provide support to business development or pursuit activities.

Preferred Qualifications

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline
•    Licensed PE or ability and interest to obtain PE and/or be in active pursuit of registration 
•    General understanding of water and wastewater design (i.e., Infrastructure, Conveyance, Pump Stations/Lift Stations)
•    Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.

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 3 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. 


Active Professional Engineer License or in active pursuit. 

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Hybrid Work Schedule (3 Days in Office/2 Days Remote)

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.


Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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: Charlotte

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

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