Construction & Equip Fleet Program Mgr

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

Job Description

Construction & Equip Fleet Program Mgr

Date: Nov 27, 2023



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 : 100814

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

By joining our BV Construction group, you will have the ability to develop and enhance your skills in an on-site, hands-on environment. We are committed to providing our construction professionals with expert training, career development, and career advancement to allow for continuous professional development. Our management is committed to the latest advances in technology, above class support and sustainability to bring our clients the best service in safety, quality, and the final product. Functions in our group include safety, project field management, construction management, quality control, start up and commissioning, and field engineering.

Black &Veatch Construction is seeking a Program Manager for our Construction and Equipment Fleet Services (CEFS) program. This is a corporate wide operation with individual being responsible for managing the acquisition, maintenance, utilization, and disposition of construction equipment and third party construction rentals. The role will continuously improve the CEFS program through the procurement of construction equipment and fleet services for construction projects and regional offices; ensure reliability of construction equipment to reduce equipment down time and will manage the overall CEFS program including managing the CEFS program to include capital and operating budget and CEFS staff of approximately 11; and oversee and retain a staff providing enhancements to processes and procedures relative to the obtainment of construction equipment and fleet services. Reports to: Senior Vice President of Construction.

Key Responsibilities

+ Manages, solicits, negotiates, awards and administers timely contracts for procurement of construction equipment ensuring alignment to the capital and operating budget .

+ Manages, negotiates, awards the national agreements for services and 3rd Party rental equipment .

+ Manages the capital and operating budget for maintenance and purchase of construction equipment .

+ Ensures proactive maintenance, utilization and disposition of construction equipment to provide optimal usage .

+ Provides return on investment (ROI) analysis for decision to purchase or rent construction equipment .

+ Reviews contracts for completeness and accuracy and maintains appropriate documentation .

+ Ensures purchase and appropriate inventorying of all warehouse tools .

+ Provides supervision, training development, and performance management of direct reports .

+ Identifies and assesses improvement opportunities and championscontinuous improvement efforts

+ Assessesand supports the change management effect associated with the implementation of process improvements and procedure development, as necessitated

+ Supports, encourages and facilitates staff to engage in continuous improvement activities .

+ Provides management of fleet services through the purchase, distribution, maintenance, and disposal of obsolete vehicles from the fleet .

+ Determines the appropriate allocated to projects utilizing the construction equipment .

+ Scope:

+ Supports projects which have any construction or construction management component.

+ This will include small projects such as Telecom to large Energy projects.

+ Current efforts concentrated in the US with an expectation in all Black and Veatch global construction projects.

+ Handles all of the fleet equipment for Black and Veatch .

+ Supervise work of others.

+ Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

+ Supervised positions include:

+ Fleet services manager, Equipment AccountingCoordinator, regional warehouse managers, and Regional Equipment Coordinators


Minimum Qualifications

+ Minimum of ten (10) years relevant experience.

+ Minimum of three (3) years prior management/supervisory experience required.

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.

Preferred Qualifications

+ BA or BS degree in Purchasing, Construction Management, Business, Technical or related field preferred

+ Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree

+ Extensive equivalent equipment rental experience preferred

+ Construction equipment experience preferred

+ Preferred Skills: . Advanced client management skills . Intermediate understanding of financial drivers, . Advanced knowledge of procurement and contracts to include extensive negotiation . Advanced knowledge of contractual terms and conditions . Advanced knowledge of construction materials, tools and equipment in power and/or process construction projects . Intermediate knowledge of expediting and logistic operations . Advanced knowledge of construction and construction equipment . Advanced personnel management skills . Intermediate project Management skills . Supervisory skills

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Travel may be required.Typical construction site environment. Typical office environment.



Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy


Salary Plan

PCR: Procurement

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-t

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Job Posting: JC250443933

Posted On: Nov 01, 2023

Updated On: Jan 20, 2024

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