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Project Manager - Federal Services (US Hybrid)

Black & Veatch

Black & Veatch

Operations
United States
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

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 : B&V Special Projects Corp.

Req Id : 103908

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work and winner of the Newsweek’s 2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity, 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. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use. #LI-TF1

The Team

The Black & Veatch Federal Business is grounded in history and engineering the future. We have 100+ years of experience supporting the Federal government and are dedicated to employing talented and passionate professionals. Our vision is to be the greatest infrastructure solutions provider delivering top tier and high-quality design and engineering services to the Federal government. Our primary areas of focus include: Architecture/Engineering (A/E) and Classified Design Services, Construction Designer of Record (DOR) Services, Environmental Services, and Integrated (multi subcontract) Services.

Typical client base includes Department of Defense (DOD), United States Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) and many private companies in the Federal arena where Black & Veatch frequently teams for project execution in joint venture (JV) roles or utilizes a sub/prime contracting arrangement.

The Opportunity

As the Project Manager - Federal Services, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Manage all aspects of small to medium Design Services projects, including risk to cost, schedule, and quality
  • Be responsible for the day-to-day successful execution of contracted engineering, procurement, and construction phase service scopes in the areas of performance, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction
  • Manage and lead small teams of multi-discipline professionals
  • Identify requirements for the successful staffing of the project and coordinates staffing with discipline Department Managers
  • Coordinate and integrate the activities associated with the engineering, procurement, construction phase services, and commissioning elements of the project, including the activities of all third-party companies contributing to a project
  • Support business capture processes by leading proposal teams for the successful response to client requests for proposal
  • Support many aspects of Business Development in a “seller doer” role with an emphasis on client satisfaction and repeat business. Actively leads Black & Veatch’s participation in the Federal CPARS contractor evaluation system which is key to qualifying for future work with all Government entities.
  • Typical client base includes Department of Defense (DOD), United States Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) and many private companies in the Federal arena where Black & Veatch frequently teams for project execution in joint venture (JV) roles or utilizes a sub/prime contracting arrangement.
  • Assigned to projects for U.S. Government Agency/Department clients. Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen.

This is a HYBRID opportunity with expected requirements of three days in office per week. Candidates located near any Black & Veatch U.S. Regional Office may be considered; however, there is strong preference for candidates located in Overland Park, KS (Kansas City); Arlington, VA; Denver, CO; or Atlanta, GA.

Key Responsibilities

Typical monthly duties will include responsibility for client interface on all assigned projects, proposal support for new sales, typical project management duties including project profitability reporting, staffing oversight, schedule and progress control, quality, safety, and project status reporting. All are accomplished with support of the project team depending on the magnitude of the assigned projects. This position provides ample opportunity to coordinate with other B&V Federal offices and to coordinate with other Black & Veatch Business Units

  • Manages small to medium projects.
  • Manages one to a few clients and/or projects.
  • Obtains new/repeat business on small projects.
  • Manages project risk.

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’s degree or equivalent 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.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in managing facilities and infrastructure projects for DOD agencies, including developing qualifications packages, understanding and implementing Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs), negotiating, executing and invoicing cost plus and fixed price task orders, and delivering both full design projects and design-build requests for proposals (RFPs).

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering
  • Professional Engineer (PE) License
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Typically 5 years experience in Federal and/or Government Project Management
  • Security Clearance

Certifications

None specified

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.

Competencies

Builds networks
Develops talent
Customer focus
Directs work
Drives vision and purpose
Financial acumen
Manages complexity
Manages conflict
Tech savvy
Values differences
Business insight

Salary Plan

PMT: Project Management

Job Grade

001

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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.

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