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Business Support Specialist - Water Infrastructure Projects *Hybrid Los Angeles, CA*

Date:  Apr 3, 2024

Los Angeles, CA, US US Murrieta, CA, US San Marcos, CA, US Irvine, CA, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation 

Req Id : 102561 

Job Title : 4658 - Prop &Proj Exec Coord (GWU West) 




Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only HireNo 

Recruiter : Joe Ruback 

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 Business Support Specialist for Water Infrastructure Projects will function in a business support role directly working with project managers. The expectation is that you would provide project coordination support for water utilities including both project execution and pursuit support. In this role, you will have the opportunity to:


  • Support project managers from project development through project completion.
  • Receive stronger insight into the project manager role including financials, staffing, business development, and overall business support.
  • Position yourself for future career growth within Black & Veatch.

Please note: This role has minimal travel. Otherwise, this role will be hybrid: 2 days per week remote, 3 days per week in-office.


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 U.S. Office Locations. Some positions may be relocation eligible. Speak to your recruiter if you have interest in relocation. 


The Team

Black & Veatch's Governments & Water Utilities business works to provide innovative solutions and integrated planning, design and construction support for critical infrastructure.


Black & Veatch is a leading engineering, consulting, and construction company with a proven track record in successful critical infrastructure projects. We are employee-owned and have more than 100 offices worldwide. Advancing Sustainability is a key priority in Black & Veatch’s 2023 Strategy. As employee-owners, we are called on to steward our Mission and create the best future possible for both Black & Veatch and society. Our services include a wide variety of capabilities related to the planning, design and construction of critical human infrastructure. We serve public and private clients of every size with a strong focus on life cycle economy, efficiency and reliability.


Check out one of our recent projects | Pyramid Peak

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide proposal development and management support (i.e. staffing plans, organization charts, project pursuits, project workflows).
  • Provide support through the project lifecycle.
  • Coordinate with multiple project management functions (i.e. subcontracts, finance, risk management, engineering).
  • Prepare and coordinate updates to various project management tools (i.e. client relationship, staffing, PowerBI).

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred 5+ years of professional experience as a project coordinator or in a similar role.
  • Previous consulting or water utility experience.
  • Experience working with critical infrastructure projects and/or experience with entities who provide or are involved with critical infrastructure projects.
  • Proficiency with computer software, including MS Office Suite, Project Software, and Salesforce.
  • Experience assisting with proposal development and project execution.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Engineering, Science, or related field or related experience.
  • 3+ years relevant 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  Including 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

ADM: Administrative/Business

Job Grade



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A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company matched 401k plan, adoption 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.


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.


In accordance with local law, the following Annual compensation range is applicable for the job and location associated with this requisition: $82,018.00 - $123,050.00 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Architecture, Engineer, Engineering

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