Black & Veatch Civil Market Engineering Specialist 3 in Moon Township, Pennsylvania

Civil Market Engineering Specialist 3

PA-Moon Township


Date published:8-Apr-2017

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Telecom

Business Plan:ENS


The Telecommunications Division delivers telecommunication infrastructure solutions to utilities, local and state government agencies and the commercial wireless industry. Through a unique combination of experience, expert resources and innovative solutions, Black & Veatch supports the entire range of both legacy and emerging technologies used in today’s wireless and wireline networks, voice, video, Internet and data systems and utility automation.

Primary Purpose:

Contract with the potential to convert to permanent. Functions in a mid level market engineering specialist capacity. Under general supervision, performs all aspects of conventional design engineering and analysis. Broadens knowledge and skill set in area of discipline. May start to expand knowledge in other disciplines and/or functional areas.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Vendor Management is 40%

Plan Review/production-Site Solutions 30%

Budget Management is 10-20%

Site Walks is 10-20%

An Engineering Specialist’s primary responsibility is to work collaboratively with the Engineer Manager and the design/engineering team on the production of high quality deliverables on telecommunications projects, in accordance with engineering practices and Divisional policies.

Additionally, the Engineer will:

  1. Help lead the delivery of our work products and services to our Client’s satisfaction.

  2. Work closely with the Engineering Manager, Site Acquisition personnel, and Construction Managers in delivering projects that meet budget, scope, schedule, and quality goals.

  3. Help manage and administrate Vendor Purchase Orders and approve invoices for 3rd Party A/E services for all Turf projects.

  4. Develop good working relationships and communications with the Engineering Manager, Site Acquisition personnel, Construction Managers, Client Representatives and Engineering Vendors.

Responsibilities identified herein define the minimum expectations for the position of Engineering Specialist.

Project Execution

• Keep the Engineer Manager, Market A/E team, Site Acquisition & Construction personnel fully advised as to progress of the work and any developments involving change in the scope of the contract work or otherwise which could affect the contract requirements and fee and/or Client relationships.

• Review the Client’s comments and success parameters and verify that the Client’s concerns are addressed. Check for impact on schedules, budget, and construction cost, and advise the Turf Director of any needed changes.

• Monitor and evaluate quality and progress of A&E subcontractor’s work and self-performed work.

• Attend Joint-Scoping meetings.

• Attend Client review meetings.

• Attend Jurisdiction review meetings as required.

• Understand project milestones. Monitor status of milestones, and provide regular update of such to the project team.

• Consult with and advise the Engineering Manager, Site Acquisition and Construction Managers, regarding any questions raised in connection with the work.

• Maintain liaison with the Kansas City Production team, Site Acquisition team, and Construction Managers regarding constructability, design, and operations and communicate lessons learned to the Engineering Manager and the project team.

• Support the Engineering Manager and market personnel in maintaining contact with the Client to monitor experience with project, Client’s satisfaction, and suggestions.

Records & Project Close-out

• Maintain project records and files, in Documentum and Quickbase.

Minimum Qualifications:

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 3 years related work experience, prefer 4+ years Civil / Project Engineering experience.

• Bachelor's degree in engineering or sciences preferred or any other degree, specialized training, or experience, that makes the individual uniquely qualified to perform the job responsibilities.

• Wireless Telecom industry experience preferred

• Site plan production/design - site equipment experience

• Background in managing processes and working closely with vendors

• AT&T specific wireless/wireline knowledge is highly preferred

• Project Management experience

• Team Leadership experience preferred

• Vendor Management experience

Preferred Non-Technical (Lominger) Competencies:

• Problem Solving

• Oral and Written Communications

• Drive For Results

• Decision Making

• Informing

• Listening

• Dealing with Ambiguity

• Technical Acumen

Preferred Technical Competencies:

• Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

• Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content

• Basic industry knowledge and technology trends

• Basic knowledge of company quality program

• Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles • Basic knowledge of procurement & contract administration

• Basic knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating

• Basic knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process

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