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Black & Veatch Lead Civil Transmission Line Engineer in Topeka, Kansas

Lead Civil Transmission Line Engineer

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 29041

Job Title : Lead Civil Transmission Line Engineer



Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

Regionally located to support utility clients in Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C., New Jersey and Wilmington. Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role; 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.

Key Responsibilities

Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role; 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.

Engineering Production:

-Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for design of transmission line projects including foundation, structure loading, design and analysis.

-Designs a complete project of moderately complex scope within the practice area.

-Experience with PLS-CADD, LPile, MFAD, Sag10.

-Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection.

-Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles.

-Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements.

-Plans and conducts independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.

-Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods.

-Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments.

-Experience with site design is a plus.

Responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; serving as the responsible charge for a project

Engineering Standards:

-Remains current and applies independent knowledge and interpretation of departmental design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies relative to assigned tasks.

-Provides technical guidance to others from the same project or discipline.

Project Coordination:

-Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects.

Client Focus:

-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.

-Provide business development activities, proposal and estimate generation for RFP responses, regular client engagement to develop the B&V presence in the transmission line business arena.

Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:

-Recognized as a technical specialist within the division, and provide consultation and guidance to project teams within the same discipline.

-Support multiple projects on complex technical challenges.

-Actively fosters knowledge transfer and provides mentoring.

People Management (supervision, career development, training, mentoring):

-Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required.

-May participate in career planning, and learning and development.

Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support):

-Implements resource management strategy. Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline

Management Responsibilities

Acts in capacity of a "lead person." Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous experience with client interaction in the pursuit of business opportunities. Proven strong written and verbal communications skills, ability to think quick at the job site and in front of customer personnel, listening skills, customer focused, priority setting, delegation, teamwork and team building skills. Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline.

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 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.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment



Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

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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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