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Project Manager- Water - Tennessee

Date:  Nov 20, 2022
Location: 

Chattanooga, TN, US TN, US Kingsport, TN, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

 

At 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. 

 

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 84182 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch is a leading employee-owned global engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company. Consistently recognized as “Best Companies to Work For” and “Best Employers for Diversity.” One of the biggest Water & Wastewater Civil Design Firms with 8,300+ employees. Our revenues exceed $3 billion.

Black & Veatch is seeking a Senior Project Manager - Civil Engineering to help increase its water and wastewater market presence in Chattanooga, TN. This is an opportunity to take on a leadership role with employee ownership in a global organization with resources shared across the world. The position is a high-profile civil engineering leadership role at Black & Veatch. In this capacity, this professional will serve as the lead for the water / wastewater engineering consulting business leadership team.  As part of Water Americas collaborative team, they will be responsible for managing the successful delivery of water related infrastructure projects in the multi-million-dollar range with municipal clients.  

Responsibilities include financial performance, planning, schedule, quality, and safety. A key responsibility will also be to lead sales and marketing efforts with other Client Directors, Water Business Lines and Project Managers by working collaboratively with the design engineering execution team and clients to ensure satisfaction with team performance, project milestones and client expectations.  Projects within the purview of this position will span from conceptual planning, across preliminary and final design, to construction phase support and construction management for water, wastewater, storm water and related water resource facilities; pumping stations and distribution and conveyance systems.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides leadership and direction in business development and project execution
  • Manages risk and helps achieve business objectives
  • Increases BV visibility in the market through involvement in professional organizations
  • Helps recruit and mentor staff to grow project execution capabilities
  • Manages medium to large engineering projects involving multiple clients or partners

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

  • 15+ years business development and project management experience
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license
  • Strong knowledge of local utility market and relationships
  • Proven experience in developing and growing a water / wastewater consulting
  • Background in strategic planning and business plan development
  • Self-starter and ability to make decisions independently
  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical discipline
  • Professional Engineering License
  • Proven technical understanding of Wastewater and Water markets, including drivers and general trends
  • Strong sales traits, including tenacity and competitiveness
  • Strong inter-personal skills.  Adept at working in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proposal and presentations skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 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.

Certifications

None specified

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.

Competencies

Builds networks
Develops talent
Customer focus
Directs work
Drives vision and purpose
Financial acumen
Manages complexity
Manages conflict
Tech savvy
Values differences
Business insight

Salary Plan

PMT: Project Management

Job Grade

001

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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-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

 

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.

 

Black & 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.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Civil Engineer, Engineer, Wastewater, Design Engineer, Architecture, Engineering

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