Operations Specialist Engineer 1

Walnut Creek, CA

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As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 101917

Opportunity Type : College full time

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

The Opportunity

As an Operations Specialist Engineer 1, you would function as a technical specialist, assisting in startup and commissioning of water and wastewater facilities. With some direction, you will develop and apply fundamental process engineering techniques, concepts, and approaches to develop commissioning and O&M documentation and work with the facilities’ operations staff.

Duties may include:

  • Review contractor startup documents.
  • Develops commissioning plans and supports commissioning planning efforts.
  • Provide onsite startup and commissioning support to new and existing water and wastewater facilities.
  • Prepare standard operating procedures and process operations manuals.
  • Develops operator process training materials and performs onsite training for operations staff.
  • Develops familiarity on reading and understanding drawings specifications, design memos and startup / commissioning requirements and activities to support facility commissioning.
  • Collects, assimilates, interprets, and manages data for startup and commissioning efforts
  • Collaborative, communicates, and works well in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil/environmental engineering or chemical engineering. FE Obtained
  • Knowledge in drinking water, wastewater, and/or industrial processes
  • Experience working around/with chemicals, in a laboratory, and/or biological processes and engineering systems.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Travel is required. Expected travel will be 25 to 75 percent of time depending on project.
  • Technical writing experience
  • Interest in obtaining an water or wastewater operator’s license or currently licensed

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. 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.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Professionals located near a Black & Veatch office have the option of a hybrid work model that offers a balance between working together in person and the flexibility of remote work. Our hybrid work model means you will work three days in the office and two days from another location.

The hybrid role may work at the following locations:

Los Angeles, CA

San Diego, CA

Irvine, CA

Walnut Creek, CA

San Marcos, CA

Rancho Cordova, CA

San Jose, CA

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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers and 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, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of that success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

Notice to External Search Firms: Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.

In accordance with local law, the following Annual compensation range is applicable for the job and location associated with this requisition: $81,510.00 - $102,375.00

North America

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