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Structural Engineering Technician-KCW-Water Business Line

Date:  May 14, 2022
Location: 

Kansas City, MO, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 46642 

Job Title : Structural Engineering Technician-KCW-Water Business Line  

Location : KCW 

Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-ENGR & DEV SVCS 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Functions in a mid level engineering technician capacity. Under general supervision, performs functions requiring intermediate knowledge and use of electronic applications, standards and document control processes/procedures in support of creating and modifying deliverables. May begin to provide technical guidance to other engineering technicians.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

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

Quality / Continuous Improvement:

  • Begins to proactively apply knowledge of the Black and Veatch Quality Program to ensure that the deliverables are accurate and compliant  
  • Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts  

Engineering Production: 

  • Broadening the use of applications to learn to continuously evaluate and improve methods, processes and procedures used to accomplish deliverables 
  • Create and develop deliverables based on a variety of design inputs 
  • May perform basic computations such as material quantity estimates and dimensional checks  

Project Coordination:

  • 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 gaining 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 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Diploma or Certificate preferred  
  • Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred 
  • Typically a minimum of 2 years 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:

  • Understands and applies Computer Automated Drafting Design (CADD), information modeling or other applications or design or modeling skills and/or design principles and practices
  • 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 . Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned
  • Basic knowledge of other disciplines
  • Basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles 

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.

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.

Competencies

Customer focus

Salary Plan

ENT: Engineering Technician

Job Grade

127

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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.

 

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.

 

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