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0369 - Instrument/Control Engineer 7

Date:  Nov 22, 2021

Kansas City, MO, US, 64114 Irvine, CA, US, 92606 Tampa, FL, US, 33619

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 50666 

Job Title : 0369 - Instrument/Control Engineer 7  


Business Unit Sector : COR-WATER-WATER AMERICAS 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Instrumentation and Control (I&C)/Automation Engineer within our Water Americas - Systems Engineering Design Team. Our Systems Design team provides electrical, instrumentation & control, and process mechanical solutions to all of Black & Veatch’s Water/Wastewater projects throughout North America.   Black & Veatch is currently growing our I&C team to support the growing need for I&C, SCADA and automation solutions for our clients across the US.  This position will be part of our talented and expanding Electrical and I&C team.

Key Responsibilities

Manage and coordinate planning, design and construction phase services for automation, instrumentation, control and SCADA projects for water and wastewater utilities.  The successful candidate will possess a mix of excellent written and verbal communication skills, demonstrated project management capabilities, I&C design experience, and broad I&C technical knowledge.   Responsibilities include both operational and business development support as listed below.

Project Execution Responsibilities

  • Manage and take overall responsibility for I&C and SCADA projects
  • Lead I&C project team and coordinate efforts for multi-discipline projects
  • Monitor and control project schedule and budgets
  • Lead development of SCADA System master plans, studies and technical reports


Additional Project Opportunities

  • Manage HMI and PLC Application Programming Projects
  • Manage large SCADA System replacement projects
  • Support data driven infrastructure and telecommunication solutions

Business Development Support Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage and maintain client relationships for existing and future opportunities
  • Lead or support business development activities for automation projects
  • Prepare proposals and presentations in response to sales opportunities
  • Develop scope of services and fee proposals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Instrumentation, control, automation, SCADA and DCS design, project management and business development experience
  • Consulting engineer experience
  • Water and wastewater experience

  • Drive For Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning
  • Delegation
  • Directing Others
  • Conflict Management
  • Building Effective Teams


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 15 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.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards(electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemical(s), 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.


Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Being resilient
Builds effective teams
Business insight
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Drives engagement
Drives vision and purpose
Global perspective
Manages ambiguity
Strategic mindset

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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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.


Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.


To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.


A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.


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.


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