Project Manager - EPC Solar and Renewables *Hybrid*

at Black & Veatch in Burr Ridge, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Project Manager – EPC Solar and Renewables *Hybrid*

Date: Jul 10, 2023


US Indianapolis, IN, US Chicago, IL, US Troy, MI, US Cincinnati, OH, US Columbus, OH, US Independence, OH, 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 : 97212

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 & 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 Solar & Renewableswillfunction in a mid-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 EPC projects in the renewable energy space.

+ Manage full EPC projects from design through construction.

+ Provide technical support for client projects with design review services, design engineering services, and development engineering support.

+ Provide proposal support for client projects with technical specification preparation, RFP support, and bid evaluation support.

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 are either around the Ohio region or have experience executing projects in Ohio. We are open to assisting with relocation if needed!

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

+ Actively promotes the safety culture.

+ Leads project team in all phases of solar and renewable projects from notice-to-proceed to commercial operation.

+ Interfaces between the client, external stakeholders, and internal stakeholders to ensure project success.

+ Will work in both a corporate and field environment.

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

+ 9+ years of relevant industry experience includingutility-scale solar EPC project management.

+ Experience managing engineering, procurement, and construction for EPC 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 from cradle-to-grave.

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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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.

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Job Posting: JC238433783

Posted On: Apr 17, 2023

Updated On: Jul 19, 2023

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