Engineer 7
Black & Veatch
Maine
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 5482

Job Title : Engineer 7

Location : VRTLME

Business Unit Sector : COR-TELECOM-DIVISION OPERATION

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : Yes

Job Summary
Functions as technical specialist, or has management and/or administrative responsibilities for a group. May supervise multi-discipline engineering staff on projects of high complexity, and/or is recognized as a key internal reference point for technical guidance through depth and breadth of knowledge. Responsible for execution of assigned projects. Has some influence for scope of responsibilities within division.

Key Responsibilities
Supervise staff on several medium to large projects.
Research existing client conditions and make recommendations to enhance large, complex telecommunication networks, owned and operated by private entities such as water and power utilities, educational institutions, and public safety agencies.
Lead project meetings and make presentations.
Routinely interact with clients to identify needs and requirements.
Present complex technical data to audiences with non-technical backgrounds.
Maintain records, lists and reports as required to ensure compliance with the client's schedule, accuracy of the budget, and adherence to procurement specifications.
Responsible for specifying equipment, creating design drawings and layouts, and identifying appropriate frequency bands.
Keep informed of new communication methods and trends that affect the industry and recommend new practices or changes in programs or applications.
Represent the organization and maintain connections within the industry and related organizations.
Management Responsibilities
Preferred Qualifications
Excellent supervisory, budgeting and delegation skills.
Registered Professional Engineer in at least one of 50 USA States
Familiar with multiple LMR system architectures, dispatching considerations, antenna and feedline selection, coverage test methods
Microwave system design experience: link budgets, site evaluation, path feasibility evaluation, on-site path studies, specification of equipment, antennas, feedlines, and diversity measures.
Familiar with lightning protection and EMI prevention: Bonding, grounding, design and installation of GPR and surge protection equipment
Working knowledge of Public Switched Telephone Networks (PSTN) and VoIP networks.
Knowledge of the design, installation and provision a wide range of mission critical WANs/MANs/LANS and equipment – DWDM, SONET, Ethernet, MPLS, OTN, or other Carrier class networks.
Installation and troubleshooting any or all the above in the field.
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 15 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.
Certifications
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. May be subject to extreme cold (temperatures below 30 degrees for periods of more than one hour), extreme heat (temperatures above 90 degrees for periods of more than one hour), hazards (electrical currents, working on scaffold
Competencies
Collaborates
Communicates effectively
Courage
Directs work
Instills trust
Interpersonal savvy
Organizational savvy
Being resilient
Builds effective teams
Business insight
Cultivates innovation
Customer focus
Drives engagement
Drives vision and purpose
Global perspective
Manages ambiguity
Strategic mindset
Salary Plan
ENG: Engineering
Job Grade
133
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