Black & Veatch Civil/Structural Engineer 1 in Houston, Texas
Civil/Structural Engineer 1
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Functions in a Engineer 1 capacity. Under close supervision, performs routine aspects of engineering assignments requiring knowledge and application of basic engineering principles. Applies knowledge of engineering principles to prescribed techniques and procedures to complete project assignments.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities may include:
•Preparing and performing site selection studies
•Environmental impact studies and environmental monitoring
•Design calculations & sketches required to prepare construction documents
•Specifications, drawings or to meet other project requirements
Engineering Standards: Develops familiarity by reading, understanding and applying departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies and procedures. Quality / Continuous Improvement: Develops an understanding and complies with the B&V quality program. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts. Engineering Production: Contributes to preparation of less complex engineering deliverables such as drawings, reports, specifications, and studies of limited scope. Performs routine research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection. Collects, assimilates, and manages data for engineering work. Prepares basic engineering calculations following standard methods and principles used in similar engineering analysis. Understands and adheres to budget, schedule, and quality requirements. Project Coordination: Shares information with others as requested. Coordinates with others when directed by supervisor or project leadership. Client Focus: Focuses on the needs of internal clients (project team leadership) while attempting to gain basic understanding of external client's main interests and drivers. May provide support to business development or pursuit activities. Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Shares current knowledge of latest technology and processes.
Assignments are in conjunction with engineering, procurement, planning, designing, and construction of: bridges, dams, military bases, tunnels, water and wastewater facilities, hazardous waste facilities, power plants, hydro-electric power, telecommunication systems, and commercial and industrial facilities.
Requires a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from either a recognized ABET accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Note: No experience needed.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
Learning on the Fly, Problem Solving, Intellectual Horsepower, Written Communications, Proficient computer skills, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Informing, Listening, Dealing with Ambiguity, Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline Basic industry knowledge and technology trends Basic knowledge of company quality program Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles. Specialization in Environmental, Structural or Geotechnical a plus. Minimum GPA of 2.75.
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