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Structural Engineer 3 - Telecom - Virtual US

Job Summary

The Telecommunications business at Black & Veatch has an opportunity for a Structural Engineer.  Contract with potential to convert to a Black & Veatch professional.  Functions in a mid-level engineer capacity, or technical specialist. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

As a technology integrator, Black & Veatch designs, builds, and connects communication networks and digital infrastructure to evolve energy, transportation, community, and business capabilities. We wield connectivity like a pen to help carriers, electric utilities, fleet owners, city leaders and private enterprises rewrite business models and operations to create new value streams and gain efficiencies. Black & Veatch is known for turnkey Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions, including wireless, wireline and IP networks. We provide information and operational technology (IT and OT) systems used for secure information sharing, monitoring and control, and data analytics.

Key Responsibilities

Engineering Standards:
•    Continues to learn and remains current on departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures 
•    Applies to assigned tasks as appropriate  
Quality / Continuous Improvement: 
•    Begins to independently apply knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks 
•    Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts 
Engineering Production: 
•    Prepares a variety of moderately complex engineering deliverables 
•    Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection 
•    Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work 
•    Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles 
•    Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements  
•    Recognizes, defines and resolves problems within assigned area 
•    May provide direction and guidance to others  
Project Coordination: 
•    Assigns tasks to and coordinates with other internal/external team members on less complex projects 
•    Initiates contact with other disciplines as needed to identify and coordinate details of the work 
Client Focus: 
•    Actively seeks to understand client interests and drivers through normal client contact and through interaction and communication with project leadership  
•    Applies understanding of client interests and drivers to their own behavior and performance of the work under his/her responsibility  
•    May provide support to business development or pursuit activities  
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: 
•    Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes 
People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):
•    May assist with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required 

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

•    Strongly prefer a minimum of 3+ years of experience working on Telecommunications towers, antenna mounts & foundations
•    Demonstrated knowledge and experience with TIA code
•    Self-motivated and able to work on a team, work independently or lead a small team as needed.  
•    EIT certification is preferred

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.


EIT certification is preferred

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment.  Physical Demands: Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, driving, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time. 


Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


Job Segment: Engineer, Structural Engineer, Design Engineer, Engineering

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