|Job Ref:||27207BR||Employer:||Black & Veatch||Job Type:||Permanent||Country:||United States||County/State:||Texas||City:||Dallas||Address:||Post Date:||21/10/2016 01:03|
Contract with potential to convert to permanent employee. Performs field ride out, data collection, and engineering for the design of aerial, underground, and buried fiber optic facilities. Functions in an engineering 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
This job is initially a contract position with the option to convert to permanent; will be report to the Dallas, TX office and also requires frequent travel (50-75%) around the surrounding Dallas metro area and some could be further outside the metro. Limited overnight travel expected. Contractor will follow B&V travel policy at all times.
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 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. 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.
Individual must be available to mobilize when scheduled and possess a valid driver's license with a clean motor vehicle report.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc…)
Ability to work outside in varying weather conditions
Must be able to stand, bend, squat, walk, move, lift, carry… equipment (>20lb) for the duration of the work day
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.
OSP/ISP or Fiber design and field experience. If not, then utility design and field experience.
Learning on the Fly, Problem Solving, Intellectual Horsepower, Written Communications, 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
Non-Technical (Lominger) Competencies:
• Learning on the Fly
• Problem Solving
• Intellectual Horsepower
• Written Communications
• Drive For Results
• Decision Quality
• 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
Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Disabled/Veterans/Females