Battery Storage (BESS) EPC Engineering Manager – US Hybrid

Black & Veatch

Battery Storage (BESS) EPC Engineering Manager – US Hybrid

Date: Apr 8, 2024



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 103117

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Why Black and Veatch

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.

Black & Veatch prides itself on the support of our employees and providing flexibility to make the things that are most important to you, a priority. This is why we offer our professionals, located near an office, the option of a Hybrid work environment. Our hybrid work approach allows our employees to work two days a week from other locations outside of the office. Additionally, this opportunity has the possibility of being located in any of our offices located across the U.S; click the link and select United States to see a full list of. Some positions may be relocation eligible. Speak to your recruiter if you have interest in relocation.


The Opportunity

As the Battery Storage (BESS) Engineering Manager, you will have the opportunity to:

• Lead a multi-discipline team of engineers and technicians to produce deliverables on diverse and challenging Battery Storage (BESS) projects.

• Manage project execution of engineering design, material, equipment, and construction specification development for various battery storage projects. The assignments are varied and will include engineering, construction support, and Engineer Procure & Construct (EPC) projects.

• Manage budgeting, scheduling, and correspondence with Clients and project management in support of a project.

• Support business development, client interactions, project execution and proposals.

The Team

BV’s Energy & Process business is driven to meet clients’ rapidly changing infrastructure needs in generation, storage, transmission, and distribution of safe, reliable electric power. Our business continues to invest in renewable energy to power the future and support BV’s vision of more sustainable solutions. By joining our business, you will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of helping our clients with the most innovative energy solutions.

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Key Responsibilities

Project Execution:

• Develops and Manages budget, schedule, and quality requirements across multiple disciplines for assigned projects.

• Reviews lower-level engineering work or assignments. Responsible for coordinating multiple discipline activity and serving as the responsible charge for assigned projects.

• Responsible for assisting with identification of key client interests and drivers on projects. Communicates client interests and drivers to project team members and develops approaches to accommodate these concerns in the performance of the work.

• Provides support to business development or pursuit activities.

• The position will entail occasional travel to support field assignments, and meetings with clients and other organizations.

• Actively manages project changes directly with the Client in coordination with the Project Manager.

• Consistently and independently applies knowledge and complies with Black and Veatch quality program relative to assigned tasks

• Provides guidance and direction to assigned direct reports

• Assists with the performance management process and mentoring

Management Responsibilities

Supervises work of others. Responsible for hiring, discipline, and pay administration of their subordinates.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience managing Engineer, Procure, Construct (EPC) and/or design services battery storage (BESS) projects.

• Five years of experience in design of battery storage (BESS) with strong understanding of layout optimization and major equipment.

• Good communication skills and interest in engaging with Clients to grow relationships.

• Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards.

• Intermediate knowledge of civil/structural and electrical/controls.

• Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned.

• Working knowledge of procurement & contract administration.

• Working knowledge of the proposal process.

• P.E License highly preferred.

• Working knowledge of testing and commissioning plans and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelors degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing

Minimum of 8 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. Additional professional registration or licensure may be needed when practicing or on assignment in a different country. Exceptions may be approved by division management on a case by case basis.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office/home office environment. Working hybrid schedule, 3 days in office and 2 days remote.

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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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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