Black & Veatch Civil Engineering Technician 8- Civil Site Solar- US Hybrid in Des Moines, Iowa
Civil Engineering Technician 8- Civil Site Solar- US Hybrid
Date: Mar 1, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 96052
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Why Black and Veatch
Black and Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation and benefits that start day one. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life. At Black and Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.
The Virtual Design & Data Solutions (VDDS) Engineering Technician 8, performs functions requiring advanced knowledge and use of electronic applications, standards, and document control processes/procedures in support of creating or modifying deliverables.
In this role you will have the opportunity to:
Lead design teams in the development of utility scale solar design projects.
Provide technical guidance to other engineering technicians.
As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.
Work closely with civil engineers, technicians, project coordinators, project managers and support staff to produce site plans, detailed engineering drawings, profiles, construction drawings and details for Utility Scale Solar PV systems (50-500MW+)
Participate as part of multi-discipline teams including a design engineer (focused on the layout, details, etc.), a system studies engineer, with additional support from Engineering Technicians
Support development of early-stage projects with conceptual designs and material take-offs.
Support development of initial system conceptual ideas into fully developed optimized EPC designs.
Contribute to continual development of internal solar engineering standards, tool sets and work processes.
Convert field survey data into topographic survey drawings and surfaces suitable for producing site plans and construction drawings
Use Excel spreadsheets, commercial and proprietary engineering software to design Solar PV systems
Preferred Non-Technical Skills: Learning on the Fly, Problem Solving, Perseverance, Patience, Time Management, Drive for Results, Self-Development, Customer Focus, Listening, Informing
A minimum of 15 years related work experience
Utility scale solar project leadership, design, and supervisory experience
Autodesk Civil 3D
Bentley MicroStation Experience 2D/3D
Excellent time management
Excellent problem-solving skills
Overhead Transmission 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.
ENT: Engineering Technician
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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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