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Project Specialist - Renewable Energy

Job SummaryAt 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 you give us your best, and together we can build a world of difference. Functions as a technical specialist or in a lead role. Under general direction, develops and applies advanced engineering techniques, concepts and approaches to complex engineering problems. May provide technical guidance over a group or supervise engineering staff on projects of low to medium complexity. May be responsible for developing, validating, and presenting specialist/technical output.Key ResponsibilitiesEngineering Standards: Provides guidance and direction on department design guides, standards, systems, applicable engineering codes and Black and Veatch policies Assists in developing, maintaining and updating engineering standards Provides technical guidance to others regarding projects and disciplines Quality/Continuous Improvement: Independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks May be responsible for ensuring compliance with Black and Veatch quality program Provides related guidance and direction to others Supports continuous improvement and change management efforts Engineering Production: Prepares a variety of complex engineering deliverables for larger or multiple projects Performs complex research and develops recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection Oversees collection, assimilation, and management of data for engineering work Prepares complex engineering calculations following standard methods and principles Manages assigned budget, schedule, and quality requirements Independently applies advanced engineering techniques and analysis problems and methods Reviews lower level engineering work or assignments Is responsible for one or more of the following: leading larger production teams; coordinating multiple discipline activity; and serving as the responsible charge for a project Project Coordination: Actively coordinates with all other internal/external team members on moderately complex projects Client Focus: Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on moderately complex projects and may determine the key clients in some instances Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work on moderately complex projects May offer other services to the clients Typically provides support to business development or pursuit activities Knowledge Sharing, Innovation and Technology: Serves as a technical specialist and has knowledge and skill set to provide consultation and guidance to project teams in a particular practice area Typically supports multiple projects on the complex technical challenges Actively fosters knowledge management and provides mentoring Develops and applies advanced engineering concepts and approaches to unique engineering problems People Management - (supervision, career development, training, mentoring): Typically assists with performance management process, mentoring, recognition, and any corrective actions required May participate in career planning, and learning and development Resource Management - (budgets, tools, processes, project support): Implements resource management strategy Manages engineering resources for small groups of a single discipline Administrative: 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 #LI-RK1 Oualifications Bachelor’s Degree in engineering 5+ year experiences on PV solar projects, especially utility solar project and or other renewable energy technologies. Experience with large-scale Solar PV plants, working either on the Developer, EPC Contractor or Technical Advisor side Experience with project development of solar PV and or other renewable energy technology projects Good understanding of PPAs. Grid Connection Agreements and technical inputs to Financial Models. Strong level of experience in the Solar PV industry and good knowledge of PV generating technologies and constituent components (modules, inverters, structures, trackers, etc). Expertise to prepare the layout of PV solar in both flat area and hilly area mounted solar project. Besides of the ground mounted solar, experience on floating solar is preferred. Familiar with PV Case and PVSyst or other popular software in solar generation project Expertise on site assessment Expertise on energy yield assessment Familiar with the major suppliers of key equipment in solar project Preferred Qualifications Written Communications Drive For Results Priority Setting Planning Delegation Directing Others Conflict Management Informing Listening Dealing with Ambiguity And Building Effective Teams Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline Minimum QualificationsRequires 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 8 years related work 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.CertificationsMost positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registrationCompetenciesCollaboratesCommunicates effectivelyCourageDirects workInstills trustInterpersonal savvyOrganizational savvyCustomer focusDecision qualitySalary PlanENG: EngineeringBlack & 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.

Project Specialist - Renewable Energy

Black & Veatch

Published on 01/17/2023

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