Black & Veatch Project Manager - EPC Substation *Central USA Hybrid* in Des Moines, Iowa
Project Manager - EPC Substation Central USA Hybrid
Date: Mar 15, 2023
Overland Park, KS, US US Ann Arbor, MI, US Bloomington, MN, US Houston, TX, US Chicago, IL, US Columbus, OH, US
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation
Req Id : 96474
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : Yes
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes
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TheProject Manager for EPC Substationswillfunction in a mid-level project manager capacity. You will own multiple EPC projects encompassing substations for high-, medium-, and low-voltage projects. There is also potential to own projects in other areas of our Grid portfolio such as transmission, distribution, private networks, and BESS. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:
Provide technical support for client projects with design review services, design engineering services, and development engineering support.
Support client projects with feasibility studies, energy production estimates, and cost estimates, and testing & commissioning.
Provide proposal support for client projects with technical specification preparation, RFP support, and bid evaluation support.
Oversee EPC contractors for client projects.
Please note: This role has 25% to 50% travel to project and client sites. When not travelling, this role will be hybrid: 2 days per week remote, 3 days per week in-office out of any Black and Veatch office in the Central US. We are open to assisting with relocation if you are open to moving to one of our Central US office locations!
Our Electric Grid solutions serve our clients to provide study level to full-scale EPC execution for electric grid solutions such as Substations, Transmission Lines, Distribution, Private Networks, BESS, and other electric grid technologies. As a Project Manager you are the execution hub for our clients and project teams, providing leadership and alignment for successful electric grid projects. Our Energy & Process business is driven to meet clients’ rapidly changing sustainability needs in generation, storage, transmission, and distribution of safe, reliable electric power. Our business continues to invest in renewable energy to power the future and support BV’s vision of more sustainable solutions. By joining our business, you will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of helping our clients with the most innovative energy solutions.
Actively promotes the safety culture.
Oversees planning, developing, issuing, and progress tracking of all EPC projects and their associated work orders (WO).
Participate in all integrated planning sessions associated with WOs.
Works with Discipline Engineers and Construction Managers to identify and resolve problems or issues related to design information, schedule, material deliveries, change management, safety, and quality.
Manages escalated problems or issues.
Supports commercial recovery process and close-out.
Acts as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.
7+ years of relevant experience.
Experience with Substation EPC projects.
EPC Project Management experience.
Experience with high-voltage, medium-voltage, and low-voltage substationEPC project management from design through construction.
Bachelor's in Engineering.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 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.
Work Environment/Physical Demands
Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation). Sitting, walking, talking, hearing, reading, writing, keyboarding, driving, filing, reaching, stooping, crouching, bending, standing for extended periods of time, lifting or carrying up to 40 pounds.
PMT: Project Management
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