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Infrastructure Condition Assessment Engineer - Phoenix (Hybrid)

Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Phoenix, AZ, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. 


Req Id : 99353 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

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.  #LI-JR4

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.

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.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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.


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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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

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