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Job Ref:  26768BR
Employer:  Black & Veatch
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United States
County/State:  Texas
City:  Dallas
15/10/2016 01:01
Contract-to-Hire, potential to convert to a permanent B&V professional. Functions in an engineering capacity, or technical specialist. 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
Plan Review/Production-Site Solutions 50%
Permit Management is 20%
Budget Management is 20%
Site Walks is 10%

This individual is a Telecommunications Professional and must be capable of engineering routine and specific outside plant work orders; both distribution and feeder.
Ideal candidates will be experienced in OSP design of copper and fiber optic facilities, in aerial, underground, and buried applications.
Technical knowledge and understanding of right of way and easements is required.
General understanding of aerial construction, including span lengths, pole loading, anchoring, guying, and attachment heights; as well as familiarity with joint use regulations are all an added plus.

Position may also require the capability to manage subordinate project personnel.

An Engineering Specialist's primary responsibility is to work collaboratively with the Engineering Manager and the design/engineering team on the production of high quality deliverables on telecommunications projects, in accordance with engineering practices and Telecom Division policies.
Additionally, the Engineering Specialist will:
NA lead the delivery of our work products and services to our Client's satisfaction.
NA closely with the Engineering Manager, Site Acquisition personnel, and Construction Managers in delivering projects that meet budget, scope, schedule, and quality goals.
NA good working relationships and communications with the Engineering Manager, Site Acquisition personnel, Construction Managers, Client representatives, and local jurisdictions.

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

Project Execution
•Keep the Engineering Manager advised of the 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 staff of any needed changes.
•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 regarding any questions raised in connection with the work.
•Maintain liaison with the Kansas City Production team, local data acquisition teams, 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 SharePoint.

Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of 3 years related work experience
Fiber/OSP Design
Excellent communications skills, strong organizational skills, a high level of integrity, a strong team player, and attention to details are all critical traits of successful B&V Engineers.

Preferred Job Qualifications
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.
Ideal candidates will have 2-3 years direct OSP telecommunications experience and 1-3 years construction management experience preferred.
Wireless Telecom industry experience
Ability to draft with AutoCAD is also a plus.
Learning on the Fly, Problem Solving, Intellectual Horsepower, Written Communications, Drive For Results, Decision Quality, Informing, Listening, and Dealing with Ambiguity.

EEO Statement
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Disabled/Veterans/Females


Jessica Graves
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