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Engineering Technician 5

Houston, TX 77070

Posted: 03/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 549134 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Pay: $40-45/hr


Functions in a lead engineering technician capacity. Under general direction, modify or create deliverables and may perform assignments of a design nature by applying basic engineering principles and established design practices to develop moderately complex design concepts. Provide technical guidance and may provide direction to other engineering professionals.

Engineering Standards:
  • Applies knowledge of standards, systems, & document control.
  • May review project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables.
Quality / Continuous Improvement:
  • Proactively applies Black & Veatch Quality Program to deliverables.
  • Demonstrates personal accuracy and supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.
  • Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency.
  • Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards suitable for the project.
Engineering Production:
  • May apply basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing moderately complex design concepts and deliverables.
  • Begins to apply judgment and make decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation.
  • Capable of handling difficult technical assignments within an area of expertise and can provide technical guidance to other professionals.
  • Performs design calculations, detailed material quantities and estimates, and records.
  • May review the deliverables of others.
  • May define work assignments and maintain schedules.

Project Coordination:
  • Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development.
  • May support field activities.

Client Focus:
  • Focuses on the needs of internal clients while utilizing an understanding of external client's main interests and drivers.
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
  • Proactively seeks and shares knowledge of latest technologies and processes.
  • May apply judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation.

People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring):
  • May assist with performance management process, mentoring, and recognition.
  • Provide guidance to lesser experienced Engineering technicians.
  • May provide mentoring, instruction, delegation of work and feedback.

Preferred Non-Technical Skills:
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Problem Solving
  • Perseverance
  • Patience
  • Time Management
  • Drive for Results
  • Self Development
  • Listening
  • Informing
Preferred Technical Skills:
  • Experience in the appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments to include but not limited to CADD or other electronic applications.
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and Black & Veatch policies and procedures.
  • Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends. Intermediate knowledge of company quality program.
  • Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.
  • Intermediate knowledge of other disciplines.
  • Basic knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline.
  • Basic knowledge of procurement and contract administration.

  • Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.
  • Typically a minimum of 5 years related work experience.
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