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Condition Assessment Engineer - Water Business - Phoenix

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 29821 

Job Title : Condition Assessment Engineer - Water Business - Phoenix  

Location : RGPHNX, VRTLAZ 

Business Unit Sector : COR-WATER-WATER AMERICAS 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity open to Engineers interested in infrastructure Condition Assessment. As an employee-owned, global leader in building critical infrastructure in the water, energy, telecommunications and government services markets, Black & Veatch has a long-standing reputation for providing world-class service to our clients.

Within our Condition Assessment business, we have seen consistent growth driven by our clients’ needs to address aging infrastructure challenges.  A major issue is the need to better understand asset conditions by employing the right techniques and technology during field inspections. The role of this position focuses on providing project support to our West region clients in the areas of performing condition assessments of their pipelines and facilities to provide solutions to manage and rehabilitate and mitigate damage of existing infrastructure. This position is part of a broader initiative at Black & Veatch aimed towards assisting our clients with extending the service life of their infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide assessment of conditions in the field affecting water and wastewater infrastructure.
  • Provide input on condition assessment data interpretation including ability to clearly communicate observations and produce results in a professional quality report document
  • Has familiarity with current and future condition assessment technology trends and adoption
  • Assist in the development of rehabilitation designs
  • Desires working on field work assignments involving logistical challenges
  • Coordinates closely with associated Asset Management, Design and Safety teams
  • Understands available pipeline inspection techniques and rehabilitation options.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, or related Engineering discipline
  • 2+ years of water and/or wastewater facilities and/or buried infrastructure design experience
  • Staff engineer with knowledge of condition assessment of water and wastewater facilities, in areas such as: field inspections, inspection technologies, interpretation of field data, and rehabilitation/replacement recommendations and technologies
  • Field experience in field inspection planning and execution and field work data collection. Experience coordinating with client operations and engineering staff to plan and execute inspections.
  • Knowledge of pipeline design
  • Awareness of internal and external condition assessment technologies and non-destructive testing techniques.
    • Knowledge of non-destructive testing techniques (ultrasonic thickness, electromagnetic, surface penetrating radar, etc.) for piping systems and structural facilities
    • Example linear assessment technologies include: electromagnetic; visual & sounding; CCTV; remotely operated vehicles (ROVs); laser and sonar scanning
  • Maintains a high regard for overall field work safety
  • Registered professional engineer in the state AZ, or ability to obtain AZ professional registration within one year from date of hire
  • Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software
  • Experience with water and wastewater treatment plant facility design basics
  • Ability to perform hands-on field work to make observations and collect data
  • Familiarity with asset management principles including risk based prioritization
  • Knowledge of types of pipe rehabilitation methods

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 3 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.


Work Environment/Physical Demands


Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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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: Phoenix

Job Segment: Architecture, Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Engineering

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