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Subcontracts Representative 3

Date:  Mar 8, 2023

US Tualatin, OR, US Phoenix, AZ, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies


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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 : 95068 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

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 final product. Functions in our group include safety, project field management, construction management, quality control, start up and decommissioning and field engineering.

The Subcontracts Representative will be responsible for mildly complex subcontract development and/or administration in support of proposal and/or project requirements within the Subcontracts Group. May be responsible for administering Subcontracts Field Management process.  

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 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 (and select U.S. to populate) to see a full list of U.S. Office Locations.  



Key Responsibilities


  • Assigned moderately complex construction contracts. Role may include lead responsibilities of proposal and/or project subcontract efforts.
  • Files appropriate record documents and follows filing rules.
  • Proficient in the basic functions of applicable software. 
  • Trains others on the subcontracts processes, as directed.  

Subcontract Development Responsibilites (if assigned):

  • Communicates scope of work to bidders and solicits pricing for given proposals or projects. May also lead and coordinate the entire pricing effort on non-major project(s). 
  • Prepares subcontract related documents and bidders lists. 
  • Prepares, issues and manages the bidding process.
  • Leads and manages the bid evaluation process through the distribution of proposals, preparation of the bid tab, and collaboration with team on the technical evaluation. Makes recommendations for selected bidder(s) and for award.
  • Leads, schedules, coordinates and manages the negotiation process. Able to resolve simple commercial terms and conditions exceptions under oversight.  
  • Ensures subcontractor compliance with Prequalification requirements
  • Understands the Owner's contract and may participate in the incorporation of appropriate scope-specific flowdowns into Subcontracts under oversight. 

Subcontract Administration Responsibilities (if assigned):

  • Run kick off and progress meetings; draft/issue meeting minutes for assigned subcontracts
  • Draft/log formal correspondence for assigned subcontractors
  • Perform Change Management duties for assigned subcontracts
  • Review and process invoices for assigned subcontracts
  • Closeout assigned subcontracts
  • Participates in the resolution/processing of backcharges and claims, as needed

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

BA or BS degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Purchasing, Business, Technical or related field preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree. Three (3) years of relevant industry experience preferred or proven ability to perform at the capacity identified herein. 


Preferred skills:

  • Analytical / organizational skills
  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral
  • General computer skills, Microsoft suite
  • Initiative, self starter, highly motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Mathematical skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of construction disciplines, construction means & methods and construction equipment 
  • Understanding of commercial terms and conditions
  • Understanding of Company’s processes relevant to this position
  • Ability to prioritize team workflow and make adjustments, as necessary
  • Basic knowledge of Project Process Management

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • Normal office/field environment
  • Includes, but may not be limited to:
    • Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, seeing and writing.
    • Reaching, kneeling, lifting, stooping, crouching, walking, and standing for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to travel
  • Willing to relocate


Manages complexity
Communicates effectively
Balances stakeholders
Decision quality
Manages conflict

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


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