Black & Veatch Hydro Civil Engineer in Rancho Cordova, California

Hydro Civil Engineer

CA-Rancho Cordova


Date published:13-Jan-2019

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Water

Business Plan:ENG


Black & Veatch delivers innovative and high-quality design, procurement, and construction solutions to its municipal and hydropower clients worldwide. We have all necessary disciplines and specialists within our hydropower division to deliver retrofit and new water-to-wire projects in both public and private sectors.

Primary Purpose:

A lead civil engineer in our Hydropower Business Line to function as both a project engineer performing technical design work, as well as an engineering manager to organize and oversee multi-discipline project teams. Prior experience serving in a similar capacity is desired and will be important for performing technical and managerial functions. Knowledge of construction industry and mechanical intuition preferred. Selected candidate will work collectively with other disciplines and subject matter experts to deliver high-quality design work (i.e. plans, specifications, estimates, analyses, etc.) for water and hydropower utility clients. We are looking for a well rounded, highly capable engineer who is interested in leading challenging projects in our Hydropower Division.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Can receive direction and translate into efficient workplans for coordinating with project team members and efficiently delivering high-quality work products.

Proficient writing, technical drawing, cost estimating, and engineering skills for producing typical instruments of service.

Construction inspection and/or management experience is ideal.

Knowledge and interpretation of industry design guides, standards, systems, and applicable engineering codes relative to assigned tasks. Solid grasp of general engineering principles varying from fluid dynamics, structural design, geotechnical issues, and equipment mechanics.

Familiarity with project management and quality assurance/control processes.

Capable of researching and developing conceptual designs and recommendations for project alternatives and equipment/ materials selection.

Plans and conducts independent evaluations and reviews lower level engineering work or assignments.

Good communication skills and capable of working directly with project teams and client counterparts to understand key interests, objectives, and practical solutions.

Can provide support to business development teams for pursuit activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

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 5 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:

Professional Engineer Registration in California and 5 years to 15 years of design and project management experience.

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