Black & Veatch Consultant, Transactions Battery Storage in Des Moines, Iowa
Consultant, Transactions Battery Storage
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Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting
Req Id : 43703
Job Title : Consultant, Transactions Battery Storage
Location : USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : MCD-MCD-STRATEGIC ADVISORY
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
The Consultant, Transactions Battery Storage will contribute to technical and commercial due diligence engagements for battery energy storage systems, including both stand-alone systems or coupled with power generation assets. This role will serve on the Transaction Services team, which is a multi-disciplinary group of engineers, consultants, and financial analysts who provide independent engineering and due diligence services on behalf of project developers, lenders and investors regarding mergers, acquisitions and financing of energy projects, portfolios, and company platforms. Typical engagements cover a full suite of services to identify risks related to equipment technology, project design, production and revenue modeling, commercial contracts (engineering-procurement-construction, operations and maintenance, power procurement, interconnection), market and environmental.
The Consultant level role serves as an experienced professional with responsibilities as both an individual contributor operating under limited supervision and leader of various workstreams with junior personnel, including data collection and analysis, technical and commercial assessment reports, and site visits. The Consultant generally works on multiple concurrent projects reporting to project managers and project directors. Over time the candidate is expected to develop overall project management responsibilities and to develop and maintain client contacts.
Develops applicable knowledge bases by using best practices to redefine tools and techniques
Enhances established working relationships with team members and management from within the client’s organization
Ascertains and meets client expectations within scope of engagement role
Contributes to multiple projects at any given time
Contributes to quality review on own engagement
Transfers knowledge, capabilities, and skills to improve others’ knowledge and skill levels
Industry Knowledge Capability
Utilizes knowledge of battery energy storage systems and industry best practices to produce moderately complex work products and solutions across multiple phases of client engagements.
Independently develops written due diligence reports that concisely communicate findings to financial clients who may not have industry or technical background.
Contributes to the development of spreadsheet-based technical and financial analytical tools.
Anticipates and resolves technical problems with occasional technical assistance from others.
Develops, presents, and defends conclusions, recommendations, and implementation plans to internal stakeholders and external clients.
Leverages experience with equipment technology, plant inspections, performance assessments, commercial contracts, financial analysis and models; as well as a general understanding of electric power engineering, commercial, and regulatory practices.
Master’s degree, with an engineering degree or other technical degree preferredor MBA degrees will be considered if accompanied by supporting relevant experience and qualifications.
Knowledge of a complete engagement lifecycle.
Building business development capability.
Advanced technical or industry knowledge.
Knowledge base in two or more solution areas.
Advanced knowledge in one or more aspects of consulting processes.
Human relations skills including collaboration and team functions.
Ability to understand team functions and lead operation in an engagement environment.
Ability to operate multiple software packages.
Advanced PC literacy.
Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience.
At least 4 years of experience in the electrical power generation industry in a business, engineering, consulting, project development, product development, or operations environment that includes at least 1 year of direct battery energy storage system experience.
Contributed to at least three projects in one or more of the following areas related to battery energy storage systems
battery technology design, engineering, or analysis
battery project development (siting, commercial contracts, or structuring)
battery operations, maintenance, or management
battery revenue modeling or analysis
Ability to travel up to 25%
Applicants for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Black & Veatch Management Consulting (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). 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.
Certifications related to area of expertise, where applicable preferred.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
US-Based Virtual/Remote with ability to travel up to 25%
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A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
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