Project Manager - EPC Utility-Scale Solar *Hybrid Midwest US*

at Black & Veatch in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Project Manager – EPC Utility-Scale Solar *Hybrid Midwest US*

Date: Jan 24, 2024


US Columbus, OH, US Indianapolis, IN, US Louisville, KY, US Overland Park, KS, US Ann Arbor, MI, US Des Moines, IA, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 101280

Job Title : 2964 – Project Manager 2 (Solar EPC)




Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Recruiter: Andrew Siegel

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & 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 & 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.

The Opportunity

The Project Manager for EPC Utility-Scale Solar willfunction in a mid to senior level project manager capacity. The expectation for this position is that you would be able to hit the ground running on utility-scale Solar EPC projects between 150MW to 350MW. You will own large EPC projects encompassing solar and renewable energy. There is also potential to own projects in other areas of renewable energy such as wind. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

+ Own the bottom-line for some of the largest EPC Solar projects in the renewable energy space.

+ Own execution of projects withhigh-visibility within Black & Veatch.

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. It is a plus if you work out of the Midwest US area including our offices in Ann Arbor, MI; Columbus, OH; Overland Park, KS Headquarters; Indianapolis, IN; Louisville, KY; or Des Moines, IA.

Black & Veatch prides itself on the support of our employees and providing flexibility to make the things that are most important to you, a priority. This is why we offer our professionals, located near an office, the option of a Hybrid work environment. Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. Additionally, this opportunity has the possibility of being located in any of our offices located across the U.S; click the link to see a full list of . Some positions may be relocation eligible. Speak to your recruiter if you have interest in relocation.


The Team

Our Renewables solutions serve our clients to provide study level to full scale EPC execution for renewable generation solutions such as Solar, Wind, and other emerging renewable technologies. As a Project Manager you are the execution hub for our clients and project teams providing leadership and alignment for successful renewable generation projects. BV’s Energy & Process business is driven to meet clients’ rapidly changing infrastructure 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.

Key Responsibilities

Our project managers are responsible for the overall bottom-line performance of assigned projects.

+ Actively promotes Black &Veatch’ssafety culture.

+ Serves as the key resource for executive management advisory on overall project health.

+ Oversees planning, developing, issuing, and progress tracking of all assigned projects from notice-to-proceedthrough commercial operation.

+ Works with Engineering, Procurement, and Construction to identify and resolve problems or issues related to design information, schedule, material deliveries, change management, safety, and quality.

+ Manages escalated problems or issues.

+ Owns commercial recovery process and close-out.

+ Manages the application of quality andcontrol procedures.

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

+ 7+ years of relevant industry experience includingutility-scale solar EPC project management on the EPC execution side (this excludes roles as an owner’s engineer overseeing an EPC contractor).

+ Experience as a Project Manager having direct responsibility for the execution ofengineering, procurement, and construction for EPC projects.

+ We will also consider experience as a Construction Manager if you have managedfull construction scope on multiple 150MW+ utility-scale solar projects.

+ We willalso consider current APMs and PMs who have managed full construction scope for at least one300MW+ utility-scale solar project or multiple 150MW+ utility-scale solar projects.

+ Experience managing construction teams directly in both a direct-hire and union construction environment.

+ Experience being the single point-of-contact, including managing the bottom-line, for at least 1 utility-scale solar EPC project (150MW+)from cradle-to-grave (i.e. from notice-to-proceed through commercial operation).

Minimum Qualifications

+ 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.

Salary Plan

PMT: Project Management

Job Grade


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A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company matched 401k plan

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Job Posting: JC251728114

Posted On: Nov 29, 2023

Updated On: Feb 18, 2024

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