Civil Engineer 1
Company: First Tek, Inc.
Posted on: November 25, 2022
Provides professional engineering expertise in assisting project
manager and other engineering personnel in implementing projects,
supporting field maintenance crews and other related engineering
Education & Applicable Fields:
Bachelor s Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, or Architectural
Engineering or closely-related field (from an ABET accredited
school) is required.
ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology)
Education & Experience Requirements:
" 6 months of Civil Engineering experience is required.
" Must have knowledge of engineering concepts, principals, and
practices applicable to components and facilities found on a
regional transmission system.
Typical Tasks may include:
Note: All official drafts, documents and recommendations, as listed
below, must be reviewed, finalized and approved / accepted by
appropriate BPA manager or other federal personnel with the
authority to do so.
" Provide planning support, coordinate plans of service with
stakeholders, and implements BPA management approved plans for
" Prepare detailed design, material, or procurement specifications
for assigned projects, verifying that technical tradeoffs have been
considered, and decisions conform to existing policies and
standards and are within budgetary constraints.
" Prepare engineering designs or assist in developing engineering
requirements for the development, installation and modifications of
" Provide technical support to construction, operations, and
" Conceive, design, build, operate, construct and maintain
infrastructure projects and systems including roads, buildings,
dams, bridges and systems for water supply and sewage
Specific Tasks may include:
" Perform engineering duties in planning and design, and provide
technical guidance regarding the construction and maintenance of
building structures, and facilities, such as substations,
" Provide technical advice regarding design, construction, or
program modifications and structural repairs to industrial and
" Inspect project sites to monitor progress and ensure conformance
to design specifications and safety or sanitation standards.
" Estimate quantities and cost of materials, equipment, or labor to
determine project feasibility.
" Test soils and materials to determine the adequacy and strength
of foundations, concrete, asphalt, or steel.
" Compute load and grade requirements, water flow rates, and
material stress factors to determine design specifications.
" Plan and design various systems and structures, following
construction and government standards, using design software and
" Analyze survey reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial
photography, and other topographical or geologic data to plan
Skills & Knowledge:
" Ability to analyze and design complex installations, facilities
or structures using the latest techniques and applicable
" Ability to participate and perform effectively in a project team
environment and effectively manage multiple work assignments and
" Ability to provide overall coordination for the design and
construction of various facilities including project scheduling and
" Ability to review and evaluate packages prepared by technicians
(including drawings, material certifications, and submittals for
conformance to the design specifications).
" Skill in oral and written communication to effectively fulfill
stakeholder/ customer/team requirements.
" Analyze information and evaluating results to choose the best
solution and solve problems.
" Drafting, laying Out, and Specifying Technical Devices, Parts,
and Equipment Providing documentation, detailed instructions,
drawings, or specifications to tell others about how devices,
parts, equipment, or structures are to be fabricated, constructed,
assembled, modified, maintained, or used.
" Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine
whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or
" Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and
software) to set up functions, enter data, or process
" Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time,
costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work
" Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge.
" Communicating with people outside the organization, representing
the organization to customers. This information can be exchanged in
person, in writing, or by telephone or e-mail.
" Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and
technology. This includes applying principles, techniques,
procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various
goods and services.
" Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in
production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and
" Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the
construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures
such as highways and roads.
" Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics,
and their applications.
" Knowledge and prediction of physical principles, laws, their
interrelationships, and applications to understanding fluid,
material, and atmospheric dynamics, and mechanical, electrical,
atomic and sub- atomic structures and processes.
" Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by
air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and
" Knowledge of business and management principles involved in
strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, and
coordination of people and resources.
" Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer
" Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and
strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security
operations for the protection of people, data, property, and
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