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Sr. Planning Engineer - Water Business - Florida

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 15882 

Job Title : Sr. Planning Engineer - Water Business - Florida  

Location : RGTAMP 

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 for a Sr. Infrastructure Planning Engineer in Tampa, FL.  This position joins creativity and innovation with industry leading technology in an inter-disciplinary department to plan for resilient, client focused solutions in various regions and climates. Our goal is to maximize the efficient life of resources while providing long-term sustainable solutions for our clients. The ideal candidate will have previous experience with water and/or wastewater system hydraulic modeling and planning, interest in the big picture perspective of water, a desire to empower clients to make decisions about the future of their utilities and have a strong interest in specializing in water, wastewater and reclaimed water system planning.


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


Driven by our clients’ needs to address challenges stemming from water scarcity, climate variability, aging infrastructure, the need for better asset management systems, reduction in revenues, and evolving water quality regulations, our infrastructure planning business is growing and is in need of excited and innovative team members. In Florida and many other areas of the U.S., we anticipate an increased demand for water, wastewater, reclaimed water infrastructure planning and design driven by population growth and aging infrastructure, new regulations and the increasing need to improve system resiliency and have a One Water solutions.  This position reflects Black & Veatch’s need to growth our Infrastructure Planning Team in Florida as well as nationally.

Key Responsibilities
  • Serve as an Infrastructure Planning Engineer in Black & Veatch’s industry leading Planning and Asset Management department
  • Local, national, and global project assignment opportunities
  • Use of cutting edge hydraulic modeling, GIS, and Power BI software to solve client issues
  • Perform system analyses and calculations with software tools and develop concise reports to document results
  • Duties focus in the areas of water, wastewater and reclaimed water hydraulic modeling, master planning, asset management, and resilient one water solutions
  • Perform and manage technical work on water and wastewater system modeling and planning studies:
    • Capital Improvement Program (CIP) planning
    • Evaluating water system water quality
    • Planning water and reclaimed water distribution and wastewater collection systems
    • Analyzing historical demands/flows and preparing future demand/flow projections
    • Pumping and storage capacity analyses
    • Financial analyses and projections
  • Support marketing and business development activities related to water, wastewater, and reclaimed water system planning and asset management
  • Build relationships with key infrastructure planning leaders in the Florida market.
Management Responsibilities
Preferred Qualifications
  • 8+ years professional experience with an emphasis in Fluid Mechanics, Hydraulics, and/or Water Resources
  • Experience and/or familiarity with Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and GIS software (i.e. ArcGIS)
  • Capable in MSWord, MSExcel, PowerPoint
  • Experience and/or familiarity with hydraulic modeling software such as:
    • WaterGEMS / SewerGEMS
    • InfoWater / InfoSWMM
    • InfoWorks
    • EPA Net / EPA SWMM
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.


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

Work Environment Examples: Typical office environment, typical construction site environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). 

Physical Demands Examples: Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time.

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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.


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.


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