Black & Veatch Drafting Engineering Technician 3 in Overland Park, Kansas

Drafting Engineering Technician 3

KS-Overland Park


Date published:19-Apr-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Telecom

Business Plan:ENT


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:

Black & Veatch has an opening for an experienced Drafting Engineering Technician. The position is contract to hire, potential to convert to permanent. Functions in a mid level engineering technician capacity. Under general supervision, performs functions requiring intermediate knowledge and use of electronic applications, standards and document control processes/procedures in support of creating and modifying deliverables. May begin to provide technical guidance to other engineering technicians.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Role will be responsible for drafting/design of wireless or wireline (ISP/OSP fiber) Telecom projects.

• Develop or modify deliverables based on GIS design, field gathered information, rough sketches, marked-up copies and/or detailed verbal instructions.

• Develops necessary layouts/views, sections and details with supervision.

• Learn and understand the standards and procedures of the current project and Black & Veatch.

• Performs minor computations such as material quantity estimate, dimensional checks, etc. as assigned.

• Learn new programs or processes required for assignments.

• Continuously evaluates methods used to accomplish the activities they have been assigned.

• If this evaluation indicates that a process can be simplified, without sacrificing the integrity of the outcome, it should be discussed with the supervisor for possible implementation.

• Ensures that the deliverables and tasks that they work on are complete and meet Black & Veatch’s QA requirements.

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:

Diploma or Certificate preferred. Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.

Typically a minimum of 2 years related work experience. Prefer 5+ years Drafting experience.

Preferred Technical Competencies:

• Understands and applies Computer Automated Drafting Design (CADD), information modeling or other applications or design or modeling skills and/or design principles and practices.

• Basic knowledge in (GIS, 3GIS, Visio and Civil 3D) is preferred, but not required.

• Basic knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and B&V policies and procedures.

• Basic industry knowledge and technology trends

• Basic knowledge of company quality program • Intermediate ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.

• Basic knowledge of other disciplines

• Basic knowledge of construction & constructability practices & principles

Preferred Non-Technical Competencies: • Learning on the Fly • Problem Solving • Perseverance • Patience • Time Management • Drive for Results • Self Development • Customer Focus • Listening • Informing

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