Smartplant Design Technologist

Black & Veatch Corporation Houston , TX 77027

Posted 1 week ago

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Req Id : 1988

Job Title : SmartPlant Design Technologist

Business Unit Sector : COR-POWER-OPERATIONS

Work Location : RGHOUSTON

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Family

Engineering Technician

Job Code

Job Grade

Salary Plan

ENT: Engineering Technician

Job Summary

Functions as an engineering system design technologist or in a lead engineering system design technology capacity. With minimal supervision, has responsibility for execution of projects administering and configuring commercial plant design tools in a plant design system or AECO (Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Operations) software in support of the client project. May supervise design technology staff on projects of low to medium complexity. Performs system configuration assignments by applying engineering principles and established design practices in support of complex engineering design system concepts. Provides technical system guidance and direction to other Design Technologist professionals.

Key Responsibilities

Performing activities to setup, administer, and increase user productivity around the use of the SmartPlant Suite of engineering design tools.

Primary duties include:

  • Define hardware and software architecture necessary for SmartPlant

  • Installation of server and client side of software

  • Configuration and customization of SmartPlant tools to meet both internal and client requirements

  • end-user support of project professionals

  • interface optimization

  • research, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of new techniques and processes

  • documentation of standards and procedures

  • creation and delivery of training aids, such as training courses, brown-bag sessions, and training videos

  • evaluation and testing of new software

  • assist in planning and implementation of upgrades and new software

Must possess:

  • good interaction, communication and organizational skills
  • the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • the ability to analyze and solve problems.

Must be self-motivated and able to function in a fast paced environment.

Management Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strongly prefer a minimum of 5 years working with and/or administering SmartPlant Tools as well as knowledge of both the hardware and software architecture necessary to fully implement the SmartPlant Suite of tools.

  • Knowledge of AutoDesk and/or Bentley tools and their interfaces with SmartPlant is desired.

  • A working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows environment, including desktop, servers, and networking.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.

Travel not required but is possible based on project requirements.



Customer focus

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment

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.

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Smartplant Design Technologist

Black & Veatch Corporation