Black & Veatch Instrument/Control Engineer 5 in Chicago, Illinois
Instrument/Control Engineer 5
Business Line:Govt Federal SE
The Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. has its mission to provide a full range of services to our primary client base - U.S. Government agencies and departments. With the unique skill sets we have developed during the 100-plus years of service to our U.S. Government agencies client base, we are able to provide one-of-a-kind solutions to complex mission objectives that arise out of specific challenges faced by and unique to these agencies. Our primary areas of focus are: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Services, Defense Program, Design/Build, Classified, and Environmental.
Functions as a technical specialist to support Federal agency with controls hardware. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity. May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Interacts with owner to orient their intent to operate and maintain complex controls systems on power related infrastructure. Reviews and implements sequences of operation. Troubleshoots and adjusts control hardware. Assists in developing, maintaining and updating operation plans. Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines.
Incorporates a zero injuries mentality on a complex site. Unconditionally adheres to safety plans and incorporates hazardous energy controls on a complex site.
Independently applies knowledge and complies with B&V quality program relative to assigned tasks. May be responsible for ensuring compliance with B&V quality program. Provides related guidance and direction to others.
Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects.
Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on moderately complex projects and may determine the key clients in some instances. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects.
Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 8 years related work experience. 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:
Strong Industrial Controls Systems Background
Field experience in industrial setting
Control system installation and modification
Strong written and oral communication skills
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