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Project Manager, Nodal Transmission Modeling

Date:  Jul 12, 2024


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. 


Req Id : 103369 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : No 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No 

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.

The Opportunity

The Nodal Modeler provides technical or industry knowledge to contribute to the completion of multiple engagement phases while demonstrating capabilities with moderate level of oversight and collaboration with more senior level professionals. The scope and size of projects are generally smaller or smaller portions of a larger project.  This position will have the opportunity to lead a small to medium size effort or project team and may delegate teamwork assignments through various phases of an engagement.  The Modeler may manage projects from prospect to client deliverable. #LI-NK1 #LI-Hybrid

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs Nodal studies and analysis using PLEXOS
  • Demonstrates a solid working knowledge of energy markets and transmission analysis
  • Presents Nodal study results and findings to clients in written reports and presentations.
  • Works in a Consultative Environment: transfers knowledge, capabilities, and skills to improve others' knowledge and skill levels.
  • Contributes to quality review on own engagements.
  • Develops applicable knowledge bases by using best practices to redefine tools and techniques.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience.
  • 7+ years experience in a business/consulting environment. 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient user in modeling software such as PLEXOS, AURORA, GE MAPS, PROMOD, or similar software
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to travel (approx. 10%)

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Virtual/Office Environment or Client Site - Travel up to 10%

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Salary Plan

CST: Consulting

Job Grade


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.


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.

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