Project Director - Solar - Remote - United States

at Black & Veatch in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Project Director – Solar – Remote – United States

Date: Nov 12, 2021



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 56763

Job Title : Project Director – Solar – Remote – United States

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-POWER-RENEWABLES

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

The Project Director manages all aspects of medium to large Renewable Energy Engineering Procurement Construction /Service projects , including risk to cost, schedule, quality. Responsible for the day-to-day successful execution of contracted engineering, procurement, and construction scope in the areas of performance, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction. Provides for the successful staffing of the project. Manages and leads medium to large teams of multi-discipline professionals. Coordinates and integrates the activities associated with the engineering, procurement, construction, and startup elements of the project team, including the activities of all third party companies contributing to the initiative.

Key Responsibilities

+ Project Complexity – Manages medium to large engineering projects involving multiple clients or partners, or small EPC projects with minimal risk

+ Number of Projects and/or Clients – Manages multiple services clients and/or a small EPC project client and/or projects where the project team, client structure and/or project location present challenges

+ Client Management – Obtains new/repeat business on medium to large size projects; supports contract negotiations with clients

+ Risk to Black and Veatch – Manages risk which may include fixed price, new technology, non-domestic markets or new clients

+ Acts as a project manager among responsibilities is management of a project team

+ The individual comprising this team may vary by project

Management Responsibilities

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

Preferred Qualifications

+ Typically 9+ years of Project Management experience

Preferred Skills:

+ Business Development - Foundational – Identifies client requirements, develops and maintains relationships with clients, conducts market research, writes and presents project estimates and proposals including scope, cost, and schedule according to client requirements and bid processes

+ Business Acumen – Foundational – Negotiates contract commercial terms , manages project budgets , costs, and receivables, manages contracts and legal issues , analyzes and reports health metrics as a basis for improvement, applies knowledge of policies and regulations to project scope, builds relationships with key stakeholders, applies value creation

+ Execution – Foundational – Uses Black and Veatch project management phasesandmethodology including, project initiation, planning, execution, monitoringandcontrol, and closeout to direct work, manages changes and risk on scope, cost, schedule, quality, and safety based on available resources and client requirements, manages constructability and procurement, manages warranty plan

+ Leadership – Foundational – Communicates clear expectations, goals, and vision

+ Manages performance of direct reports , motivates, coaches, and mentors professionals, delegates project work, practices behaviors supporting diversity and inclusion, and collaboration to achieve results

+ Client Focus

+ Drives VisionandPurpose

+ Solar EPC Project Management Experience

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.

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.



Builds effective teams


Communicates effectively

Customer focus

Drives results

Salary Plan

PMT: Project Management

Job Grade


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Job Posting: JC197599531

Posted On: Nov 16, 2021

Updated On: Dec 05, 2021