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Black & Veatch Solar & BESS Services Engineering Manager 5 - US Hybrid in Overland Park, Kansas

Solar & BESS Services Engineering Manager 5 - US Hybrid

Date: Sep 8, 2023


Overland Park, KS, US Field Assignment, KS, US Gaithersburg, MD, US Arlington, VA, US Indianapolis, IN, US Burr Ridge, IL, US Des Moines, IA, US Coral Springs, FL, US Creve Coeur, MO, US Virginia Beach, VA, US Ann Arbor, MI, US Dallas, TX, US Austin, TX, US Orlando, FL, US Charleston, SC, US Las Vegas, NV, US Columbus, OH, US College Station, TX, US Louisville, KY, US Jacksonville, FL, US San Antonio, TX, US Paramus, NJ, US Cincinnati, OH, US Greenville, SC, US Charlotte, TX, US Chicago, IL, US Columbia, SC, US Coral Gables, FL, US Wilmington, NC, US Oklahoma City, OK, US Chattanooga, TN, US Westlake, LA, US Independence, OH, US Charlotte, NC, US Fort Myers, FL, US Cary, NC, US Bloomington, MN, US Phoenix, AZ, US Tampa, FL, US Winston-Salem, NC, US Tualatin, OR, US Wilmington, DE, US Fort Worth, TX, US Houston, TX, US Burlington, MA, US Canonsburg, PA, US Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 98722

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Why Black and Veatch

Black and Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black and Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-SN1

The Opportunity

As the Solar + BESS Services Engineering Manager , you will have the opportunity to:

  • Leada multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians to produce deliverables on diverse and challenging Solar + BESS projects

  • Manage project execution of engineering design, material, equipment, and construction specification development for various Solar + BESSprojects. The assignments are varied and will include engineering, construction support, and Engineer Procure & Construct (EPC) projects.

  • Managebudgeting, scheduling, and correspondence with Clients and project management in support of a project

  • Supportbusiness development, client interactions, project execution and proposals

Key Responsibilities

Project Execution:

  • Develops and Manages budget, schedule, and quality requirements across multiple disciplines for assigned projects.

  • Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments. Responsible for coordinating multiple discipline activity and serving as the responsible charge for assigned projects.

  • Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on projects. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work.

  • Provides support to business development or pursuit activities.

  • The position will entail occasional travel to support field assignments, and meetings with clients and other organizations.

  • Actively manages project changes directly with the Client in coordination with the Project Manager.

  • Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

  • Provides guidance and direction to assigned direct reports

  • Assists with the performance management process and mentoring

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years of experience in design of solar PV and/or BESS facilities with strong understanding of layout optimization and technical knowledge of major equipment associated with solar PV and BESS facilities

  • P.E License highly preferred

  • Good communication skills and interest in engaging with Clients to grow relationships.

  • Intermediate knowledge of project development/siting/studies/permitting, feasibility studies, conceptual design, Front End Engineering Design (FEED), energy production estimate

  • Intermediate knowledge of Power Purchase Agreement content and the impacts on project siting, permitting, design, schedule, cost, commissioning, and O&M

  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards

  • Intermediate knowledge of civil/structural and electrical/controls

  • Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.

  • Working knowledge of procurement & contract administration

  • Working knowledge of the proposal process

  • Working knowledge of testing and commissioning plans and procedures

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing

  • Minimum of 8 years r elated 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.


Most positions – depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division – will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration. Additional professional registration or licensure may be needed when practicing or on assignment in a different country. Exceptions may be approved by division management on a case by case basis.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical Office Environment with a hybrid work schedule (3 days in office and 2 days remote)

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

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.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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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Notice to External Search Firms : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.

Nearest Major Market: Olathe

Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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