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Job Summary
Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity. May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output.
Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

  • Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies  
  • Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards  
  • Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines 

Quality/Continuous Improvement:  

  • Independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks  
  • May be responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program
  • Provides related guidance and direction to others 
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts 

Engineering Production: 

  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects  
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection 
  • Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work  
  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles  
  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements 
  • Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods 
  • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments  
  • Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for a project  

Project Coordination: 

  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects 

Client Focus:

  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on moderately complex projects and may determine the key clients in some instances 
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects  
  • May offer other services to the clients  
  • Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities 

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: 

  • Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area 
  • Typically supports multiple projects on the complex technical challenges 
  • Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring 
  • Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems 

People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):

  • Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required 
  • May participate in career planning, and learning and development 

Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support): 

  • Implements resource management strategy 
  • Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline  

Administrative: 

  • Administrative responsibilities may include office administration 
  • Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup 
  • Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs 
  • May approve timesheets and expense reports 
Management Responsibilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • Written Communications
  • Drive For Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning
  • Delegation
  • Directing Others
  • Conflict Management
  • Informing
  • Listening
  • Dealing with Ambiguity And Building Effective Teams 
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline 
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 8 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.
Certifications
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
Competencies
Collaborates
Communicates effectively
Courage
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Customer focus
Decision quality
Salary Plan
ENG: Engineering
Job Grade
131