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Tunnels Engineering Manager

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Atlanta, GA, USA · Tappahannock, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Req Id : 102375

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.


At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-AT1

The Opportunity

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • To provide engineering and construction related project management and technical oversite of planning, design, analysis and studies for domestic and international geotechnical and Heavy Civil (Tunnel) projects.
  • Functions as engineering manager and technical specialist supporting project and pursuit teams on Heavy Civil (Tunnel) projects.
  • Supervise multi-disciplinary engineering teams on projects of medium to high complexity and is responsible for execution of assigned projects

The Team

As part of BV Operations, your skills will be aligned to projects that support our 3 market sectors- Governments & Environment, Energy & Process Industries, and Connectivity & Commercial. In roles like Engineers, Technicians, and Skilled Specialists you will be engaged with exciting projects across the globe. From small community improvements to grand-scale Mega Projects, you will be Building a World of Difference through infrastructure growth and development while learning and focusing on your own individual development. The foundation of BV Operations provides the ability to move where your skills are needed and allows for a collaborative and innovative culture offering greater challenges and career development opportunities.


This team has a portfolio of major civil works projects across the country that are moving the needle. They are seeking ownership-driven technical professional who thrives in a culture of collaboration, inclusivity, and kindness that focuses on the goal to be the most innovative company in the civil consulting industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support geotechnical and Heavy Civil Business Line projects
  • Perform site visits of on-going construction work and overseeing geotechnical field investigations, may require up to 30% field work.
  • Prepare design materials for basic design assignments. This includes basic analysis, design calculations, equipment research, sketches, etc., required to prepare documents, specifications drawings or to meet other project requirements.
  • Review manufacturer's drawings with respect to B&V design criteria; marks for conformance.
  • Prepare a variety of complex engineering deliverables.
  • Plan and conduct independent evaluation, selection and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Review lower level engineering work or assignments.
  • Coordinate design with other personnel working on same project to minimize design conflicts.
  • Perform special studies or analyses of specific portions of a project; study includes research, investigation or coordination.
  • Coordinate with personnel in other departments and client personnel to review designs and resolve areas of concern.
  • Supervise the engineering work of assigned Drafters, Designers, and subordinate Engineers. This includes work assignments, scheduling and review.
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work for an assigned portion of a major project or the total project of moderate scope.
  • Develop alternate methods, techniques or design concepts as required to resolve unique design problems.

Preferred Qualifications

• 8+ years of experience in geotechnical and/or heavy civil design projects
• Licensed Professional Engineer or be in active pursuit of registration

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.

Certifications

Active P.E. License

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Hybrid Work Schedule (3 Days in Office/2 days Remote)
  • Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade

131

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.

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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

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.