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Project Manager 1

Date: Jun 13, 2019

Location: Wiesbaden, DE, 65185

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Job Summary

Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. (BVSPC) is a worldwide engineering firm with expertise in consulting, engineering, procurement, construction, operations and project management. Our Wiesbaden, Germany office provides services to the United States Army Corps of Engineers Europe District, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and other Department of Defense (DoD) clients. We offer a comprehensive scope of services covering engineering studies and designs, through procurement and construction. BVSPC is seeking a full-time Project Manager with experience as a mid to senior-level engineer and/or project manager with experience in the areas feasibility studies, detailed design, and cost estimating for design-build and design-bid-build projects.

Key Responsibilities

The Project Manager will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:
• Day-to-day successful execution of contracted engineering, procurement, and construction scope in the areas of performance, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, scope, risk, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction.
• Author and review technical documents, reports, and proposals.
• Develop project specifications and produce/review design plans and details for moderate to complex designs.
• Evaluate qualifications of subcontractors and oversee and/or manage field operations with a focus on minimizing and mitigating risk.
• Direct, coordinate, and delegate assignments to staff engineers, scientists, technicians, drafters, and other project-specific personnel.
• Manage and effectively organize multi-disciplinary project teams in multiple locations and work collaboratively to achieve results, provide leadership and direction and identify and resolve issues.
• Mid to senior-level engineering and technical review support for projects.
• Support of business development efforts, including preparation of proposals and client interaction.
• Obtain new/repeat business on medium size projects; supports contract negotiations with client peers.
• Manage risk which may include implementing fixed price engineering, new technology(ies), and new clients.
• Support and deliver technical presentations to the client.
• Travel required, as required per project, up to 25%.

Management Responsibilities

Acts as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor of science 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.

Preferred Qualifications

Educational qualifications:
Applicants should have a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or Engineering Field (or equivalent degree if education outside of the United States) with a minimum of 5 years of experience in managing engineering services and construction projects and a minimum of 10 years of overall experience. Master’s Degree (or equivalent) not required but is a plus.

Experience working in Europe, Middle East, and African countries and with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is a plus.

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent English skills in both written and verbal communication
• Experience with common engineering workflows
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills
• Interpersonal/human relations, organizational, and problem-solving skills
• Ability to meet deadlines and work productively in a collaborative environment
• High initiative with an ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to identify potential quality issues early and to drive quality in project teams
• Strong project and contract management, data interpretation, engineering design, and technical writing skills


Preferred applicant should have a Professional Engineer (P.E.) license or Dipl.-Ing or equivalent in good standing. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is not required but is a plus. Must be able to obtain PMP within 6 months of hire.


Builds networks

Develops talent

Customer focus

Directs work

Drives vision and purpose

Financial acumen

Manages complexity

Manages conflict

Tech savvy

Values differences

Business insight



Job Family

Project Management

Job Code


Salary Plan

PMT: Project Management

Job Grade


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment, typical construction environment, extreme weather conditions, high noise level, safety hazards (electric currents, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to chemicals), atmospheric conditions (fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, poor ventilation).  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.

Job Segment: Engineer, Engineering

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