Black & Veatch Mechanical Engineering Technician in Des Moines, Iowa
Mechanical Engineering Technician
Date: Jun 21, 2022
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 74406
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
Functions in a technical specialist/entry level supervisory capacity. In a technical design role, solves difficult technical problems, as well as provides consultation and training. In addition to design and production responsibilities, directs efforts of other engineering technician professionals as required.
Communicate and may set appropriate design and graphic standards
Reviews project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables
Quality / Continuous Improvement:
Promotes quality within project/group/section
Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency
Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards in force for the project
May contribute to the continuous improvement of guides and standards
May participate in and lead process improvement activities and assignments
Responsible for drawing control and historical records, utilizing the appropriate method, as established by the project
Demonstrates personal accuracy and drives continual improvement and change management efforts
Applies basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing complex design concepts and deliverables
Applies judgment and makes 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 coordinate the presentation, delegate production design, or other electronic applications
May monitor production to assure consistency, budget and schedule of the deliverables
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
Communicates project design requirements, progress and schedules
Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers and may determine the key clients in some instances
Communicate client interests and drivers to project team members and develop approaches to accommodate these concerns
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
Assist discipline or department management in developing and communicating appropriate design standards and process improvement activities
Identify training and development needs for personnel they supervise and may particpate in training efforts
Recognized for expertise in one or more areas
May be assigned special assignments depending on technical expertise
Assignments may involve solving a particular design problem or participating in a design team focused on completing an assigned project task
Makes presentations and conducts training classes within a specialized area of expertise
People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring):
Typically assists with functions including performance management process, recognition, and corrective actions
May participate in career planning and learning and development
Supervises engineering technicians, including mentoring, instructing, delegation of work and providing feedback
Resource Management - (staffing):
May monitor staffing levels and available skill sets for project(s)
May identify resource application needs and process requirements
- May review timesheets, expense reports, assist with communicating the continual development of new hire recruitment, policy and procedure
Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred
Bachelor Degree in an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred
Typically a minimum of 11 years related work experience
Preferred Non-Technical Skills:
Drive for Results
Dealing with Ambiguity
Preferred Technical Skills:
Ability to use the appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments Include but not limited to CADD, other electronic applications, information modeling and document storage systems
Advanced knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and Black and Veatch policies and procedures
Advanced industry knowledge and technology trends
Advanced knowledge of company quality program
Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned
Advanced knowledge of other disciplines
Intermediate knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles
Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline
Basic knowledge of procurement and contract administration
Intermediate knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating
Intermediate knowledge of management techniques and company/division HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure
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.
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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