Position Summary: A highly motivated individual who coordinates and manages engineering firms, supports procurement efforts, serves as a proponent for project-level needs, performs and issues calculations, plans and specifications to ensure the company achieves safe and high quality designs at the lowest Levelized Cost of Energy (LCOE). Provides mentorship for procurement, project, and technical personnel.
Essential Job Functions
Safety: The Civil Engineer (CE) is responsible for establishing safe designs that adhere to company, state and federal safety regulations.
Quality: The CE is responsible for perpetuating designs that satisfy the design life of the power plant, by establishing compliance with applicable local, state, and international building codes and company best practices. The CE must have a working knowledge of customary building codes and be able to apply that knowledge into a coherent logic toward basis of designs.
Cost-Effective: The CE is responsible for striving for designs that are safe, of high quality, and provide the most economical means to satisfy the design life of the power plant. The CE will collaborate across company departments, with outside vendors, suppliers, and technical firms to explore innovative ideas, methods, materials, equipment, software, and technologies that promote safety, save cost, increase efficiencies, and provide strategic benefits.
Conduct, Leadership & Followership: The CE will be a team-oriented professional in every aspect that adheres to the company’s cultural basics and the National Society of Professional Engineer’s code of conduct. The CE must be able to communicate in a clear and concise manner with multiple levels of technical and non-technical personnel. The CE will conduct him/herself in a professional manner and be both an effective leader and follower across multiple levels of personnel, supplier, and client interaction.
Problem Solving: The CE will be an efficient problem solver by applying factual evidence and sustainable solutions that are safe, transparent and documentable.
Technical: The CE must have capacity to quickly learn new software as a means to efficient problem solving.
Multi-Dimensional: the CE shall have a working knowledge of multiple levels of technical and non-technical fields:
Technical: structural steel, wood, crane rigging, reinforced concrete, foundations, soil and ambient corrosion, hydrology, hydraulics, geotechnical, surveying, ALTA/ACSM surveys, grading, laser scanning, GPS and total station use and trouble shooting, GPR studies, 3D surface modeling, SWPPP controls and processes; code knowledge: ACI 318, ACI 360, ASCE 7, IBC, AISC 14th Edition, AISC 360, OSHA 1926 provisions; apply knowledge of ASTM testing methods: Proctor (Standard and Modified), LA Abrasion, concrete mix design, batching, sampling and testing, and bolt tensioning.
Non-technical: engage in practices of cost, material and production estimating, review and manage engineering pay applications, lead and coordinate constructability solutions.
Solution-based: the CE will be a solution-focused team member who perpetuates the company toward its strategic goals.
Additional Job Functions
Perform additional assignments per supervisor’s direction.
Attends job/career fairs to support the hiring of new employees.
Identify opportunities for streamlining work and reducing waste in order to improve efficiency.
Travels for procurement and project-based purposes. Position is estimated to require travel up to 20% of time.
Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable motor vehicle driving record (MVR)
Effective Communication Skills – ability to connect with people with diverse skills and needs
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Project)
Excellent organizational, scheduling, planning and prioritization skills
May be required to become a qualified individual in pursuit of company national licensing goals
Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in civil or mechanical engineering from an ABET accredited college. Candidate holding a Professional Engineering (PE) licensure is preferred, with an emphasis on construction, geotechnical, or structural engineering.
Experience: At least 5 years of engineering design experience in a related energy or construction industry. The addition of surveying-related experience is a plus.
Internal Number: 493103
Blattner Energy has built some of the largest and most complex energy projects in North America, but that isn’t what sets us apart. Others do the same work, but none deliver the same experience. Blattner exceeds client expectations by delivering collaborative construction solutions that go beyond a finished project. Our clients deserve exceptional service. We make sure they get it every step of the way.Blattner Energy offers rewarding construction jobs and jobs in construction management. From skilled craft personnel to experienced supervisors with backgrounds in civil engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and construction management—we rely on smart, passionate people to drive our success. If you want a career that always changes, challenges, and rewards, you belong at Blattner.
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