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Project Engineer-Chicago-Water Business Line

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 33101 

Job Title : Project Engineer-Chicago-Water Business Line  

Location : VRTLIL 

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

Functions as in a lead role or a technical specialist. With minimal supervision, organizes and leads teams and applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses to solve problems.  Expands knowledge and skill set in the 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.
  • If required, applies client’s policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks.

Quality/Continuous Improvement:

  • Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch’s quality program relative to assigned tasks or a client’s quality program, if applicable.
  • May be responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program or a client’s quality program, if applicable.
  • Provides guidance and direction to others from the same project.
  • 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.
  • Executes work in accordance with defined metrics and key performance indicators.
  • Is responsible for one or more of the following: overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project.

Project Coordination:

  • Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on projects by organizing and leading meetings or discussions.

Client Focus:

  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers.
  • Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work.
  • 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 - (career development, training, mentoring):

  • Typically assists with mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Written Communications
  • Drive For Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning
  • Delegation
  • Directing Others
  • Conflict Management
  • Informing
  • Listening
  • Dealing with Ambiguity and Building Effective Teams 
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline 

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.

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.

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 chemical(s), 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.

Competencies

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

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

130

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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.

 

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