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Procurement Representative - Power

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 26997 

Job Title : Procurement Representative - Power  



Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: No 

Job Summary

Provides support to the project and/or proposal team(s) with basic procurement transaction activities (equipment and services) and develop an understanding of other operations within the Procurement Department.
May be required to support other procurement duties, including expediting, procurement administration, closeout, subcontracts and proposal development. Receives direct supervision.

BV Global Power Business delivers conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable and integrated power solutions to customers. We are an organization of highly skilled professionals delivering data-driven and strategic planning, consulting, engineering, construction, program management and combined EPC solutions. We are dedicated to innovation and staying up to date with technology advancements and have a desire to help our clients navigate changing demands and regulatory compliance while providing a cost-effective competitive advantage.

Key Responsibilities
  • Prepares contract documents and bidders list, as assigned 
  • Prepares, issues and supports the bidding process 
  • Coordinates the evaluation process through the distribution of quotations, preparation of the commercial portion of the bid tabulation, and collaboration with engineering and construction regarding the technical and constructability evaluations 
  • Coordinates the negotiation process to include preparing the commercial negotiation positions and organizing negotiation meetings with vendors and the project team  
  • Coordinates the award and conforming process 
  • Learns and becomes proficient in the basic functions of the vendor database to provide and track vendor information 
  • Files appropriate documents and follows Corporate and project filing rules 
  • Individual contributor with no subordinates 
Management Responsibilities
Individual Contributor
Preferred Qualifications
  • BA or BS degree in Supply Chain, Business, Technical / Engineering, Construction Management or related field (preferred) 
  • Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree
  • Prior Internship or Buyer experience supporting Construction or Engineering Projects 
    • Preferred Skills: 
      • Attention to Detail 
      • Communication - Written and Oral 
      • Computer Skills - Databases and MS Office  
      • Basic Contract Comprehension  
      • Data Entry 
      • Mathematics 
      • Organizational and multi-tasking skills 
      • Problem Solving 
Minimum Qualifications
Minimum of one (1) year relevant experience without a 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.
Work Environment/Physical Demands

Travel may be required.

Typical Office Environment: sitting/standing for extended period of time. Keyboarding, viewing monitor for extended period. Use of video conferencing and other business office software.

Action oriented
Demonstrates self-awareness
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.


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.


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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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