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Conveyance Engineering Manager 5 (Seattle/Portland)

Date:  May 14, 2022

Tualatin, OR, 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. 


Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 68121 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Are you wanting to be part of a high-performing team that is shaping the future of water? We're looking for a talented Engineering Manager to join our thriving team and help us grow our business, foster an inclusive and diverse working environment, and mentor and develop professionals. This position will focus on delivery of a high-profile project for a major client in the Las Vegas Valley, 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.  Come be part of a world-class team!   #LI-AT1

Key Responsibilities

General Responsibilities:
•    Provide technical leadership and supervise engineering staff for the planning, design and construction oversight of pipeline and pump station projects in the Las Vegas Valley
•    Assist the project manager in maintaining project schedules and budgets 
•    Assist the project manager in managing sub-consultants
•    Oversee implementation of expected QC/QC procedures during a project
•    Under the direction of the project manager, interface directly with the clients on all technical aspects of the project 
•    Support business development through writing of technical approaches, scopes of work, and presentation to clients
•    Technically mentor other engineering staff
•    Serve in a supervisory role and participate in career planning and learning and development.
Technical Expertise:
•    Ability to lead large multi-discipline teams and drive solutions to meet deliverables
•    Previous experience with large-diameter welded steel pipe design
•    Experience with pipeline design and construction within an urban setting
•    Knowledge of pipeline and pump station hydraulics and sizing

Preferred Qualifications

Ability and motivation to lead complex pipeline and pump station projects 
•    Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
•    Knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides for pipeline and pump station projects
•    Knowledge of pipeline and pump station construction techniques 
•    Industry knowledge and technology trends
•    Knowledge of procurement and contract administration 
•    Experience and ability to support proposals with marketing with technical ideas and approaches

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.


Professional engineering registration is preferred, with the ability to obtain a PE License in Nevada.

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
Drives results
Decision quality
Plans and aligns
Directs work
Manages conflict
Manages ambiguity
Customer focus
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Builds effective teams

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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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.


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.


We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.


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.


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.


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Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Engineer, Construction, Engineering Manager, Engineering

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