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Tunnel Civil Engineer 6 (Las Vegas/Phoenix)

Date:  Aug 6, 2022

Las Vegas, NV, US Phoenix, AZ, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 67726 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity within our Tunnel and Heavy Civil Business Solutions Practice!  
This position will provide engineering and construction related planning, design, analysis, oversight and studies for tunnels and other Heavy Civil projects.  Functions as a technical specialist or supervisory role. Independently develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems. May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity, or serve as a technical specialist providing knowledge and expertise.
Anchor project may include the Horizon Lateral Project for the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA).  SNWA’s Horizon Lateral Project is an essential component to delivering a reliable water source to the Valley and includes design and construction of large-diameter steel pipe (120-inch to 72-inch), hard and soft ground tunnels, pump stations, buried reservoirs, rate of flow control structures, valve vaults and other appurtenances. This program is in the Preliminary Design phase and will be advancing to final design in late 2022/early 2023.  
We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients. #LI-AT1

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:
•    Proactively 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 ensures compliance with Black and Veatch quality program
•    Establishes related processes, and promotes a culture that is conducive to quality
•    Provides guidance and direction to others
•    Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts
Engineering Production:
•    Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega 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
•    Develops and applies advanced engineering solutions to complex problems
•    Reviews lower-level engineering work or assignments
•    Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for projects
•    Establishes work plan to be applied to a given project
Project Coordination:
•    Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects
•    Typically responsible for defining project schedules for single discipline or may have responsibility for multiple disciplines
Client Focus:
•    Responsible for determining identification of key client interests and drivers on projects
•    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
•    Focuses on client's current needs and situations
•    Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activitiesPeople Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):
•    Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions
Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support):
•    Implements resource management strategy
•    Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline
•    Resolves resource conflicts and identifies training needs


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 11 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.


Licensed Professional Engineer or be in active pursuit of 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 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.



Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Customer focus
Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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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.


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Nearest Major Market: Las Vegas

Job Segment: Construction, Civil Engineer, Engineer, Engineering

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