Black & Veatch Engineering Technician - Water - Structural - EDGE Rotation Program - KC in Kansas City, Missouri
Engineering Technician - Water - Structural - EDGE Rotation Program - KC
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 24248
Job Title : Engineering Technician - Water - Structural - EDGE Rotation Program - KC
Location : KCW
Business Unit Sector : COR-WATER-WATER AMERICAS
Opportunity Type : College full time
Relocation eligible : Yes
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
This role is in our EDGE, early career rotation program. As part of the rotation program you will complete about 3 rotations over a period of three to four years. Rotations will vary in length from 1½ to 2 years per rotation at field locations, regional offices or home offices in various functions in the business. These roles are accountable for performing various assignments relating to all groups supporting business activities. Will participate in the training program to gain exposure to various areas of business.
Black & Veatch (B&V) Water is committed to using Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology to execute the design, construction, and commissioning of both new construction and retrofit projects. BIMs (3-Dimensional Models) will be built to describe the design and construction work to be performed.
Under close supervision, performs engineering technician work requiring basic technical knowledge utilizing electronic applications, processes, standards and document control processes/procedures for the purpose of creating or modifying deliverables. May be assigned to work within a specific design discipline.
Core Program Requirements include:
Completing annual online training and annual training summit
Meeting with Mentor and Champion Quarterly
Attending Quarterly Program call
Additional assigned program tasks
Completing three rotations over a period of three-four years with one rotation in the field and one in the office
Rotational areas may include:
Assisting with project controls activities including tracking cost and developing schedules
Assisting field staff in any areas of operation (facilitators, inspectors, project controls, safety, etc )
Supporting construction estimates
Assisting in pre-planning safety and health activities
Auditing construction activities for compliance with company and project safety and health requirements
Assisting in execution of safety and health program elements for their respective field
Performing shop inspections with the quality group
Reviews codes and requirements
May work with material applications
Assisting procurement with logistics activities, packaging subcontracts for construction projects, and working with site materials management
Assisting startup in the home office with proposal preparation, commodity evaluations, and spreadsheet tools development
Supporting field startup with progress tracking, cost evaluations, turnover package development, system walkdowns, and punchlist maintenance
Providing legal research and litigation support
Assisting attorneys in maintaining and organizing legal projects, drafting and reviewing simple legal documents
Performing basic level accounting duties of assigned projects, such as revenue recognition, transactional accounting and invoicing
Ensures the project is in compliance with contractual obligations
Performing 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
Performing engineering technical work requiring basic, technical knowledge utilizing electronic applications, processes, standards and document control processes/procedures for the purpose of creating or modifying deliverables
Assisting with the coordination of the pre and post construction environmental compliance process for assigned projects
Monitors compliance in regards to FAA/FCC guidelines for RF exposure Safety and National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA)
Completes summary of scope of work and summary of existing environmental and NEPA reports
Monitors and tracks progress on all open compliance transactions
Gathering data and providing basic analysis work products to contribute to the completion of an engagement
Team leaders or engagement management provide regular guidance and high level of oversight
Duties with these rotational areas may also include:
Developing spreadsheets as requested
Performing various other assignments at the request of construction management
Analyzing and communicating results and/or trends of designated assignments
Communicating information to site staff/departments
Traveling to construction sites
Performing other general work for business, engineering and construction departments
Working in the field directly for the project assisting in all areas of field operations
Communications skills, both written and oral
Initiative, self-starter, highly motivated
Dealing with Ambiguity
Attention to detail
Problem solving skills
4-year degree required. No prior work experience required. Intermittent travel to project sites required. Short-term and Long-term relocation to project sites or regional offices 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.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Reaching, climbing, kneeling, stooping, crouching, walking, lifting, and standing for extended periods of time when on project site.Normal office environment 25-75% Typical construction site environment 25-75%
SPC: Specialized Staff
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Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.
To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.
A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union.
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