Black & Veatch lead Design Engineering Specialist 4 in Atlanta, Georgia
lead Design Engineering Specialist 4
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 mangement of data for engineering work; leading smaller production teams; responsible for technical aspects of projects as assigned. • 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. May 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.
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.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Typically a minimum of 5 years related work experience. Bachelor's degree in engineering technology or sciences preferred or any other degree, specialized training, or experience, that makes the individual uniquely qualified to perform the job responsibilities. Industry recognized credentials preferred as needed. Preferred Non-Technical Competencies: • Written Communications • Drive For Results • Decision Quality • Priority Setting • Planning • Delegation • Directing Others • Conflict Management • Informing • Listening • Dealing with Ambiguity • Customer Focus • Building Effective Teams • Supervisor Competencies Preferred Technical Competencies: • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline • Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines • Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned • Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends • Intermediate knowledge of company quality program • Intermediate knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles • Intermediate knowledge of procurement & contract administration • Basic knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating • Intermediate knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process • Intermediate business & financial acumen
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