Performance & Optimization Engineer 4 - ASSET360 in Overland Park, KS

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Real Estate & Construction   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 8 weeks ago

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has established itself as a leader in applying technological innovation with domain expertise to solve complex problems across many industries. This innovation has culminated in Black & Veatch's Asset Management Services solution which provides its engineers with the analytical tools they need to solve a wide range of challenges faced by our clients. This creative approach to problem solving has produced a unique environment for entrepreneurial minded candidates who seek to solve a wide range of problems with real world consequences and impacts.

The Performance & Optimization Engineer role is a mid-senior level position on our Asset Management Services team for a qualified engineering professional to be based in our Overland Park, Kansas; Ann Arbor, Michigan; or Raleigh, North Carolina offices with a desire to work in the fields of power generation, oil and gas, pulp and paper, and water treatment.

Key Responsibilities

This position provides remote monitoring and diagnostics for industrial owners in a leadership capacity. The growing mix of power generating facilities and industrial applications are diverse; coal, gas, wind, solar, water treatment, pulp and paper, ammonia, and urea production. The analytical tools leveraged include neural net pattern recognition applications, issue management databases, and custom performance and reliability calculations built on a B&V-developed software platform called ASSET360TM. These tools enable engineers of various backgrounds to capture, integrate, and analyze real-time operational data and generate actionable information for our clients. This position provides an exciting opportunity to join the Asset Management Services team with several career track opportunities.

The position presents the opportunity to contribute to a client-focused team and lead junior engineers in delivering solutions to each client's needs. Each day will present new and exciting opportunities to solve our clients' most difficult challenges. The professional will diagnose issues and solve challenging problems using Black & Veatch's ASSET360TM data analytics platform. The professional will be exposed to performance calculation engines, heat and mass balances, and advanced pattern recognition models. The professional will lead and contribute to in-depth technical studies. This is a client-facing role with responsibility for client meetings and reporting as well as maintaining and growing client relationships.

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Positive, team-first attitude. Supervisory or mentorship experience. 5+ years of related engineering experience in the infrastructure or industrial sectors. Professional written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of basic engineering principles with a proactive interest in continued learning. Ability to learn on the fly and use engineering judgment to solve complex problems. Desire to develop industry leading solutions. Relevant work experience in the areas of pulp & paper, refinery, chemical processes, thermal cycles, and data analytics. Knowledge of power or industrial technologies and trends. PE or FE (EIT) with ability/interest in pursuing a PE.

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 5 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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