Associate Civil Engineer

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Date: Apr 4, 2024

Location: Remote, Remote, US

Company: Bureau Veritas


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City: Remote 

State: Remote




The Associate Civil/Structural/Geotechnical Engineer will be part of the BV owner’s engineering and technical advisory group; a multi-discipline team focus on servicing clients in the renewable power and electric utilities industry.   

Owner’s Engineering services covers the whole CAPEX cycle of the project (conceptual/feasibility, permitting support, detailed design review, equipment inspection, construction support, commissioning and start/up support). 

This position requires both significant technical expertise in Civil/Structural/Geotechnical engineering and experience in the design and construction of renewable power generation, as well as a client-oriented approach to ensure that the required quality level (against applicable industry codes and standards, project technical specific requirements, and owner’s specifications) is met while simultaneously minimizing the risks on the project schedule and cost for our clients.       


The candidate will be responsible to perform design reviews following the BV typical design review process focusing on the following objectives (including but not limited to): 

  • Design meets all specified permitting and contractual requirements (owner’s requirements, interconnection / interface requirements, etc.) and is in compliance with applicable codes, standards and local permit conditions. 

  • Design includes the strategy for confirming and demonstrating that performance requirements can be met  

  • Design drawings, codes and specification are full and complete and accurately represent the completed project 

  • Equipment project ancillary facilities are used within their specified performance envelope and will meet the project expected design life and performance level. 

  • Cost optimization, constructability and practicability after considering all project requirements 

  • Scheduling considerations including identification of long lead items and sequencing of construction are taken into account 


The selected candidate should have a strong Civil/Structural/Geotechnical engineering and renewables project development, design and construction experience background (utility-scale solar, wind, battery storage, and combined generation projects). 



The candidate will be responsible to perform design reviews following BV typical design review process outlined below: 

  • Receive design documents and make a review plan 

  • Verify / Confirm the applicable Codes / Standards / Requirements applicable to the project 

  • Review the project design for constructability and practicality. 

  • Check the authenticity and completeness of the document 

  • Perform design review against the applicable codes / standards and owner’s requirements. At the completion of review, each drawing is given an approval status.  During design review, attention shall be given to such aspects as:  proper input data and modeling, adequate selection of design parameters and design conditions, any nonconformance to contractual requirements that imposes risks on the project schedule and cost will be immediately brought up to Client’s attention.   

  • Develop and issue review comment report / log to Client  



Job Requirements 

  • Working knowledge of Civil/Structural/Geotechnical engineering theories and principles 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as a Civil/Structural engineer working on all aspects of the development, design and construction of renewable power and other related utility projects 

  • Familiarity with applicable Civil/Structural design and performance standards and procedures and other related standards is required 

  • Ability to interpret codes, standards, regulations, and practices and assess their applicability to Client’s project. 

  • Ability to review technical geotechnical, hydrology, and other similar reports and assess and communicate project conformance with the reports with the client. 

  • Familiarity with US health and safety standards as applicable to renewable energy projects is desirable. 

  • Proficient with Microsoft office applications and strong computer skills   

  • Experience with dynamic modeling software packages is strongly preferred 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills that foster positive interpersonal communication 

  • Self-motivated individual capable of working independently with minimal oversight and in a fast-paced team environment 

  • Strong time management skills with ability to independently plan and organize work 

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and participate on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced setting 

  • Critical thinking, attention to detail, effective in high stress situations, flexible, dependable, honest, and ethical 

  • A mix of field engineering, EOR, OE, and EPC experience in renewable energy is highly desirable 

  • A good background mix of civil, geotechnical, hydrological and structural engineering is also highly desirable 


Education / Certification Requirements 

  • Possessing a 4-year Civil engineering degree is required 

  • Currently holds or has previously held a valid US Professional Engineer license is highly desirable 


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