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Water & Wastewater Infrastructure Planning & Asset Management Leader - North Carolina

Date:  Jun 23, 2022

NC, US Cary, NC, US Charlotte, NC, US Winston-Salem, NC, US

Company:  Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation  

Req Id : 57744 

Job Title : Water & Wastewater Infrastructure Planning & Asset Management Leader - North Carolina  


Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-ENGR & DEV SVCS 

Opportunity Type : Staff 

Relocation eligible : Yes 

Full time/Part time : Full-Time  

Project Only Hire : No 

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes 

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a Water & Wastewater Infrastructure Planning & Asset Management Leader based in our North Carolina market area.

As an employee-owned, global leader in building critical infrastructure in the energy, water, telecommunications and government services markets, Black & Veatch has a long-standing reputation for providing world-class service to our clients.

Our U.S. Planning & Asset Management business has seen consistent growth driven by our clients’ needs to address challenges stemming from population growth, aging infrastructure, system reliability and resilience concerns, the need to improve operational efficiency, water quality regulations, and the use of “big data” to help guide decision making.  This position represents a strategic business opportunity for Black & Veatch’s Planning & Asset Management team to help the company grow its market share by providing world-class water & wastewater infrastructure planning and asset management services.

Key Responsibilities

Position Overview

  • Provide technical solutions and differentiation for the Planning & Asset Management team focused on water distribution and wastewater collection systems
  • Evaluation of water and wastewater system’s capacity, condition, resilience, operating efficiency, and water quality
  • Analysis and projections of water demands and wastewater flows
  • Use of risk-based assessments to develop and prioritize capital improvement programs
  • Integration of condition assessment and asset management data into system master planning and to directly support replacement & renewal planning
  • Use of cutting-edge hydraulic modeling, GIS, asset management, and data visualization software to help solve client issues
  • Provide project execution and technical leadership support for our planning & asset management projects as well as our water and wastewater program projects
  • Provide technical leadership to support marketing and business development in our North Carolina market area and beyond
  • Work closely with Client Directors and Project Managers to leverage existing and build new relationships with clients and decision makers in North Carolina and beyond
  • Support pursuit, proposal, and project interview activities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with technical and thought leadership surrounding water and wastewater infrastructure systems
  • Experience in a client-facing role
  • 10+ years of infrastructure assessment experience including hydraulic modeling, master planning, condition assessment, asset management, and data analysis
  • Experience leading technical tasks and project teams and executing water distribution and wastewater collection system studies and assessments that involve system operations modeling, optimization techniques, risk & resiliency evaluations, capital and life-cycle cost analyses, CIP prioritization
  • Proficient with data analyses, analytics, and visualization
  • Proficient with report writing and PowerPoint presentations
  • Experience in developing proposals and leading technical discussions during client interviews/projects
  • Experience and/or familiarity with Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and software (i.e. ArcGIS)
  • Capable in MSWord, MSExcel, PowerPoint
  • Familiarity of dynamic data visualization software such as PowerBI
  • Experience and/or familiarity with hydraulic modeling software such as:
    • InfoWorks ICM and WS
    • WaterGEMS
    • InfoWater
    • EPANet
    • PCSWMM

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 11 years related work 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.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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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.


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