Skip to content

Job Openings

Engineering Technician 7

Overland Park, TX 66211

Posted: 01/18/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 541564 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Functions in a technical specialist/entry level supervisory capacity. In a technical design role, solves difficult technical problems, as well as provides consultation and training. In addition to design and production responsibilities, directs efforts of other engineering technician professionals as required.

Engineering Standards:
  • Communicate and may set appropriate design and graphic standards
  • Reviews project requirements and accurately determine the correct format and contents of the required deliverables
Quality / Continuous Improvement:
  • Promotes quality within project/group/section
  • Reviews design inputs in order to ensure consistency
  • Assists to ensure deliverables are in compliance with the specific codes and standards in force for the project
  • May contribute to the continuous improvement of guides and standards
  • May participate in and lead process improvement activities and assignments
  • Responsible for drawing control and historical records, utilizing the appropriate method, as established by the project
  • Demonstrates personal accuracy and drives continual improvement and change management efforts
Engineering Production:
  • Applies basic engineering principles and established design practices in developing complex design concepts and deliverables
  • Applies judgment and makes decisions with respect to deliverables and input interpretation
  • Capable of handling difficult technical assignments within an area of expertise and can provide technical guidance to other professionals
  • Performs design calculations, detailed material quantities and estimates, and records
  • May review the deliverables of others
  • May coordinate the presentation, delegate production design, or other electronic applications
  • May monitor production to assure consistency, budget and schedule of the deliverables
  • May program control systems or participate in other plant start-up activities associated with a specialized area of expertise
Project Coordination:
  • Coordinates with other design group personnel to review and exchange project information necessary for design development
  • May support field activities
  • Communicates project design requirements, progress and schedules
Client Focus:
  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers and may determine the key clients in some instances
  • Communicate client interests and drivers to project team members and develop approaches to accommodate these concerns
Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology:
  • Assist discipline or department management in developing and communicating appropriate design standards and process improvement activities
  • Identify training and development needs for personnel they supervise and may participate in training efforts
  • Recognized for expertise in one or more areas
  • May be assigned special assignments depending on technical expertise
  • Assignments may involve solving a particular design problem or participating in a design team focused on completing an assigned project task
  • Makes presentations and conducts training classes within a specialized area of expertise
People Management - (supervision - career development - developing professionals, mentoring):
  • Typically assists with functions including performance management process, recognition, and corrective actions
  • May participate in career planning and learning and development
  • Supervises engineering technicians, including mentoring, instructing, delegation of work and providing feedback
Resource Management - (staffing):
  • May monitor staffing levels and available skill sets for project(s)
  • May identify resource application needs and process requirements
Administrative:
  • May review timesheets, expense reports, assist with communicating the continual development of new hire recruitment, policy and procedure
Skills:
Preferred Non-Technical Skills:
  • Drive for Results
  • Self Development
  • Listening
  • Informing
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Priority Setting
  • Planning
  • Delegation
Preferred Technical Skills:
  • Ability to use the appropriate electronic applications and programs required for performing assignments - Include but not limited to CADD, other electronic applications, information modeling and document storage systems
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering standards, systems, document control, departmental guides and policies and procedures
  • Advanced industry knowledge and technology trends
  • Advanced knowledge of company quality program
  • Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned
  • Advanced knowledge of other disciplines
  • Intermediate knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles
  • Intermediate knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides related to assigned engineering discipline
  • Basic knowledge of procurement and contract administration
  • Intermediate knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating Intermediate knowledge of management techniques and company/division HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure
Education:
  • Associate Degree in Drafting or an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.
  • Bachelor Degree in an Engineering Design Related Technology preferred.
  • Typically a 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.
Apply Online

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs:

Login to save this search and get notified of similar positions.

Although this hasn't been an issue at The Planet Group, the staffing industry has seen an increase in people falsely representing themselves as recruiters to gather personal information from job seekers. For your safety, do not provide sensitive data to anyone you have not spoken with thoroughly and never provide banking information during the application process. Candidate safety is a top priority at The Planet Group.