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Mechanical Engineer 4

Date: Jun 13, 2019

Location: Overland Park, KS, US, 66211

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Divisional Statement

The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S. Government agencies client base, we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and Environmental.

Job Summary

Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:

  • Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks 

Quality/Continuous Improvement: 

  • Consistently and 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 guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline 
  • Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts

Engineering Production: 

  • Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables 
  • Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection  
  • Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles 
  • Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements 
  • Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria 
  • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments 
  • Is responsible for one or more of the following: 
  • overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; 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 less complex projects 
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects  
  • May provide support to business development or pursuit activities  

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: 

  • Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry 
  • Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s)  

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

  • Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required 

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 5 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred design experience related to any of the following subject matters:

  • HVAC Systems Design
    • General HVAC
    • Electronic equipment room cooling
    • Cleanroom
    • CBRN
    • Exhaust
  • Mechanical Systems Design
    • Chilled/Condenser/Heating Water
    • Steam/Condensate
    • Compressed air
    • Vacuum
    • Regrigerant Piping
  • Plumbing Systems Design
    • Potable/Non-potable
    • Softened Water
    • Sanitary drain
    • Storm drain
    • Fuel
  • Controls Systems Design
    • Building Automation
    • Facility monitoring and controls
  • Fire Protection Systems Design
  • Sustainability Mechanical Design.
    • LEED Certified Projects

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

Job Family

Engineering

Job Code

0301

Job Grade

130

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

U.S. FLSA

Exempt

Management Responsibilities

Competencies

Collaborates

Communicates effectively

Courage

Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Work Environment/Physical Demands


Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering

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