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Sr. Dams Engineer - Civil Works Group - Northern California

Date:  Dec 4, 2022
Location: 

Walnut Creek, CA, US Rancho Cordova, CA, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

 

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 78086 

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 within our Water Heavy Civil Practice!  We are looking for a talented Sr. Dams Engineer in Northern California.

This position will provide engineering and construction related planning, design, analysis, oversight and studies for domestic and international geotechnical and Heavy Civil projects.  Functions as technical specialist supporting project and pursuit teams on Heavy Civil projects.   May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity and is responsible for execution of assigned projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support geotechnical and Heavy Civil Business Line projects including Tunnels, Dams, Buried Infrastructure, and Hydro Practice Pursuits
  • Performs site visits of on-going construction work and overseeing geotechnical field investigations, may require up to 30% field work.
  • Prepares design materials for basic design assignments.
  • Reviews manufacturer's drawings with respect to B&V design criteria; marks for conformance.
  • Prepares design sketches for drafting and incorporation into design criteria. 
  • Develops preliminary layouts and other plans.
  • Coordinates, as assigned, design with other personnel working on same project to minimize design conflicts. 
  • Performs special studies or analyses of specific portions of a project; study includes research, investigation or coordination.
  • Coordinates with personnel in other departments, project managers and client personnel to review designs and resolve areas of concern.
  • Supervises the engineering work of assigned Drafters, Designers, and subordinate Engineers. This includes work assignments, scheduling and review.
  • Plans, schedules, conducts, or coordinates detailed phases of engineering work for an assigned portion of a major project or the total project of moderate scope.
  • Develops alternate methods, techniques or design concepts as required to resolve unique design problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience supporting geotechnical / heavy civil projects with a focus in Dams

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.

Certifications

Registered Professional Engineer - California 

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

131

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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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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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