Solar Engineering Manager 6 - US Hybrid

at Black & Veatch in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Solar Engineering Manager 6 – US Hybrid

Date: Mar 28, 2023


Ann Arbor, MI, US Paramus, NJ, US Field Assignment, KS, US Greenville, SC, US Charleston, SC, US Louisville, KY, US Bloomington, MN, US San Marcos, CA, US Charlotte, TX, US Wilmington, DE, US Coral Springs, FL, US Tualatin, OR, US Virginia Beach, VA, US Chattanooga, TN, US Winston-Salem, NC, US Independence, OH, US Walnut Creek, CA, US Irvine, CA, US Gaithersburg, MD, US Canonsburg, PA, US Atlanta, GA, US Cary, NC, US Tampa, FL, US Fort Worth, TX, US Columbia, SC, US Fort Myers, FL, US Cincinnati, OH, US Charlotte, NC, US Indianapolis, IN, US Austin, TX, US Columbus, OH, US College Station, TX, US Burlington, MA, US Creve Coeur, MO, US Rancho Cordova, CA, US Oklahoma City, OK, US Des Moines, IA, US Arlington, VA, US Houston, TX, US Las Vegas, NV, US Overland Park, KS, US San Antonio, TX, US Phoenix, AZ, US Chicago, IL, US Dallas, TX, US Coral Gables, FL, US Jacksonville, FL, US Orlando, FL, 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 : 96663

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, 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 Engineering Manager , you will have the opportunity to:

+ Leada multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians to produce deliverables on diverse and challenging Solar projects of medium to high complexity.

+ Manage project execution of engineering design, material, equipment, and construction specification development for various Solar projects. 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.

The Team

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.

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Key Responsibilities

General Responsibilities:

+ Proactively provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and B&V policies. Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards. Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines.

+ Independently applies knowledge and ensures compliance with B&V quality program. Establishes related processes, and promotes a culture that is conducive to quality. Provides guidance and direction to others. Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts.

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

Technical Expertise:

+ Actively advances knowledge management of the enterprise and provides mentoring. As a subject matter expert, has additional expertise in a technical area, participates in professional societies by presenting papers, participates on technical committees, and assists with code/standard authoring. Is externally recognized in industry as an expert which enhances the Company brand.


+ Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development, and corrective actions.

+ Administrative responsibilities may include office administration. Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup. Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs. May approve timesheets and expense reports.

Preferred Qualifications

+ 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

+ P.E License highly preferred

+ Working knowledge of testing and commissioning plans and procedures

+ Five years of experience in design of solar PVfacilities with strong understanding of layout optimization and technical knowledge of major equipment associated with solar PVfacilities

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 11 years related work experience

+ All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the f

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Job Posting: JC237228250

Posted On: Mar 30, 2023

Updated On: Apr 15, 2023

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