Black & Veatch Civil Engineer 4 - Transmission Line Design Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts

Civil Engineer 4 - Transmission Line Design Engineer



Date published:8-Apr-2016

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:ENG


Black & Veatch provides engineering, technology, consulting and construction solutions that span the life cycle of projects in the power generation, power delivery and hydrocarbon process industries. Our services encompass planning, design, procurement, construction, start up, optimization and maintenance.

Primary Purpose:

Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. With minimal supervision, applies advanced engineering techniques and analyses for problems and methods. Expands knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Engineering Standards: Continues to learn, remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation about departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies and procedures relative to assigned tasks. Quality / Continuous Improvement: Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with B&V quality program relative to assigned tasks. May be responsible for ensuring compliance with B&V quality program. Provides guidance and direction to others from the same project and discipline. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.Engineering Production: Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables. Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles. Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments. Is responsible for one or more of the following: overseeing collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; and serving as the responsible charge for a project. Project Coordination: Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects. Client Focus: Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on less complex projects. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on less complex projects. Provide support to business development or pursuit activities. Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Recognized as a technical specialist by the division having in-depth knowledge of an engineering process and/or of technical aspects of an industry. Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within an assigned practice area(s). People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring): Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.

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 5 years work experience in the field of high voltage overhead transmission line design including line routing, structure spotting, structural analysis and design, foundation design, insulator and hardware selection, conductor and shield wire selection, material specification and technical support for construction. Proficient in use of PLS-CADD and PLS-POLE. Strong familiarity with the National Electrical Safety Code. Professional Engineer License required.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Written Communications, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Priority Setting, Planning, Delegation, Directing Others, Conflict Management, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Customer Focus, and Building Effective Teams. Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.

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