Sr. Civil Engineer - Hydropower Business - Portland, OR
Black & Veatch
Lake Oswego, OR

About $84,000 - $120,000 a year

Job Summary
A lead civil engineer in our Hydropower Division 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.

Key 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.
Management Responsibilities
Preferred Qualifications
Professional Engineer
5 years to 15 years of design experience
Project management experience
Previous experience in Hydropower
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.
Registered Professional Engineer

Work Environment/Physical Demands
Communicates effectively
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Customer focus
Decision quality
Salary Plan
ENG: Engineering
Job Grade