Black & Veatch Engineering Technician 5 - Substation - US Hybrid in Des Moines, Iowa
Engineering Technician 5 - Substation - US Hybrid
Date: Aug 30, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 99921
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
The Virtual Design & Data Solutions (VDDS) Engineering Technician 5, functions in a lead engineering technician capacity. Under general direction, modify or create deliverables and may perform assignments of a design nature by applying basic engineering principles and established design practices to develop moderately complex design concepts. Provide technical guidance and may provide direction to other engineering professionals.
Applies knowledge of standards, systems, document control, departmental guides, applicable codes and Black and Veatch policies and procedures
May review project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables
Quality / Continuous Improvement:
Proactively applies Black and Veatch Quality Program to deliverables
Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts
Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency
Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project
May apply basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing moderately complex design concepts and deliverables
Begins to apply judgment and make decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation
Capable of handling difficult technical assignments within an area of expertise and can provide technical guidance to other professionals
Performs design calculations, detailed material quantities and estimates, and records
May review the deliverables of others
May define work assignments and maintain schedules
May program control systems or participate in other plant start-up activities associated with a specialized area of expertise
Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development
May support field activities
- Focuses on the needs of internal clients while utilizing an understanding of external client's main interests and drivers
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes
May apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation
People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring):
May assist with performance management process, mentoring, and recognition
Provide guidance to lesser experienced Engineering technicians
May provide mentoring, instruction, delegation of work and feedback
Diploma or Certificate preferred
Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred
Typically a minimum of 5 years related work experience
Preferred Non-Technical Skills:
Learning on the Fly
Drive for Results
Preferred Technical Skills:
Experience in the appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments to include but not limited to CADD or other electronic applications . Intermediate knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and Black and Veatch policies and procedures
Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends
Intermediate knowledge of company quality program
Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned
Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines
Basic knowledge of constructionandconstructability practicesandprinciples
Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline
Basic knowledge of procurementandcontract administration
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.
Diploma or Certificate preferred. Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.
Typically, a minimum of 5 years related work experience.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Normal office environment
ENT: Engineering Technician
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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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