Project Manager - Technology Substation Services

at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Project Manager – Technology Substation Services

Date: Nov 13, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life’s critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Req Id : 86045

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Summary

Manages all aspects of Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) and Engineering Services for Electrical switchyards and substations with Transmission/Distribution and Industrial/Commerical Clients. Experience in the T&D industry and utility/customer substation project execution/delivery, including risk to cost, schedule, and quality are critical with successful candidates. ?Responsible for the day-to-day successful execution of contracted engineering, procurement, and construction scope in the areas of performance, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction. Manages and leads teams of multi-discipline professionals. Coordinates and integrates the activities associated with the proposal, engineering, procurement, permitting, construction, and startup elements of the project team, including the activities of all third party companies contributing to the initiative.?

TRAVEL REQUIREMENT:??Professional must be willing to travel up to?10 – 15% of the time as needed.

Gas Insulated Systems experience highly preferred.

Key Responsibilities

+ Partner with relevant team members across multiple time-zones to create winning proposals and deliver strong project execution

+ Manage a team of multi-discipline engineers to deliver detailed design projects from schematic design through construction

+ Work collaboratively with the company’s resources to define the approach and strategy for achieving client requirements

+ Effectively negotiate with multiple levels of executive management within client’s organizations

+ Communicate the status of opportunities, clearly articulate next steps and discuss potential risks with the wider sales and account management team

+ Understand B&V functional organizations and interfaces.

+ Develop and maintains the Project Execution Plan

+ Responsible for developing and maintaining the project staffing plan

+ Responsible for project financial forecasting

+ Responsible for preparing and presenting monthly project reviews to management

+ Develops and maintains the project Change Management Program

Management Responsibilities

Acts as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Prefer four-year bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management

+ 5+ years of relevant experience

+ Substation Design and Construction Experience

+ Team Player

+ Strong knowledge and understanding of substation industry; knowledge of industry business drivers and motivators

+ Excellent communications/human relations skills (written, verbal, client service); ability to maintain key client relationships

+ Strong financial acumen with proven experience managing client invoicing, internal costs, external costs, change management, and overall project profitability

+ Ability to develop and maintain a detailed project schedules

+ Ability to think quickly and anticipate questions when interfacing with clients

+ Ability to take initiative, support strategic priorities, take ownership of assigned projects and independently drive for results

+ Exhibits high ethical standards in business and in work; maintains a reputation of integrity among clients

Minimum Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ 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.


None specified

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.


Builds networks

Develops talent

Customer focus

Directs work

Drives vision and purpose

Financial acumen

Manages complexity

Manages conflict

Tech savvy

Values differences

Business insight

Salary Plan

PMT: Project Management

Job Grade


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.

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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

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.

Job Segment: Electrical, Engineer, Engineering

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Job Posting: JC223997300

Posted On: Sep 17, 2022

Updated On: Dec 07, 2022

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