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Field Engineering Technician 2

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Chesterfield, MO, US, 63017

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Job Family
Engineering Technician
Job Code
Job Grade
Salary Plan
ENT: Engineering Technician
Job Summary

This job will be a long term contract with possibility to convert to full-time based in the St. Louis metro area and entails field work around suburban metro and occasionally other metro areas in the state to take pictures, measurements, document existing facilities, and obtain design information in preparation for OSP network design.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards: 

  • Continues to learn and apply standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and Black and Veatch policies and procedures  

Quality / Continuous Improvement:

  • Ensures that deliverables are accurate and compliant by continually developing knowledge of the Black and Veatch 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 
  • Frequent travel, being in the field all day, weather conditions
  • Ability to work independently, driven, take initiative
  • Ability travel pick up and travel when scheduled
Management Responsibilities
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 Qualifications
  • Experience doing data collection

  • Valid DL with clean motor vehicle report

  • Ability to stand, bend, squat, walk, move, lift, carry…equipment >20lbs for the duration of the work day

  • Prefer prior Fiber/OSP field data collection experience, if not that then utility pole data collection
  • Diploma or Certificate preferred  
  • Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred 
  • Typically a minimum of 1 year related work experience  
  • Preferred Non-Technical Skills:
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Problem Solving
  • Perseverance
  • Patience
  • Time Management
  • Drive for Results
  • Self Development
  • Listening
  • Informing 

Preferred Technical Skills:

  • Intermediate knowledge of Computer Automated Drafting Design (CADD) or other applications or design or modeling skills
  • Basic knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and Black and Veatch policies and procedures
  • Basic industry knowledge and technology trends
  • Basic knowledge of company quality program
  • Basic ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned 
Customer focus
Communicates effectively
Drives results
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Normal office environment

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

Job Segment: Engineer, Field Engineer, Drafting, Engineering

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