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Last updated: 2020-07-31
Valid to: 2020-08-27
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Avionics Engineer
United States
Job description

Functions as a technical specialist or supervisory role in execution of projects related to Institutefield infrastructure primarily for Federal DOD A/E programs. Independently develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems. May supervise engineering staff on projects of medium to high complexity, or serve as a technical specialist providing knowledge and expertise.
This position will serve as technical engineering lead for the Aviation Business Practice. The incumbent will interact directly with the Aviation Program Manager to provide technical expertise and team leadership. Ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of, and existing relationships within the United States Institute Force, AFCEC, USACE, and the industry. Scope of projects may include, but not limited to Institutefield Operations, Institute Companyft Bed down, Runway design, Hard Stands, Hangars, Fuel Hydrant Systems, Simulators, Institute traffic Towers, Institute Field Lighting, and Fuel Hydrant systems
Key Responsibilities
Engineering Standards
Proactively provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies
Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards
Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines
Quality/Continuous Improvement
Independently applies knowledge and ensures compliance with Black and Veatch quality program
Establishes related processes, and promotes a culture that is conducive to quality
Provides guidance and direction to others
Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts
Engineering Production
Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for multiple or mega projects
Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection
Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work
Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles
Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements
Develops and applies advanced engineering solutions to complex problems
Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments Is responsible for one or more of the following leading production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for projects
Establishes work plan to be applied to a given project
Project Coordination
Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on complex projects
Typically responsible for defining project schedules for single discipline or may have responsibility for multiple disciplines
Client Focus
Responsible for determining identification of key client interests and drivers on projects
Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accomOrganizationate these concerns in the performance of the work on Organizationerately complex projects
Focuses on clients current needs and situations
May offer other services to the client
Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology
Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area
Typically supports multiple projects on the very complex technical challenges
Actively advances knowledge management of the enterprise and provides mentoring
As a subject matter expert, has additional expertise in a technical area, participates in professional societies by presenting papers, participates on technical committees, and assists with code/standard authoring Is externally recognized in industry as an expert which enhances the Company brand
People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring)
Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions
Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support)
Implements resource management strategy
Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline
Resolves resource conflicts and identifies training needs
Administrative responsibilities may include office administration
Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup
Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs May approve timesheets and expense reports
Preferred Qualifications
Senior level experience leading execution of projects related to Institutefield infrastructure design.
To include
Design of runways, taxiways, and aprons.
Concrete pavement design.
Stormwater and utility infrastructure design
Coordination with Instituteports, Institutelines, FAA and other tenants; and construction administration/management.
Civil works experience
Mission critical facility experience
Experience with Federal DOD standards and specifications
Written Communications
Drive For Results
Priority Setting
Directing Others
Conflict Management
Dealing with Ambiguity
Building Effective Teams
Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline
Minimum Qualifications
Requires a bachelors degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 11 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.

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