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Black & Veatch Consultant, Energy Market Modeling (PLEXOS) REMOTE United States in Des Moines, Iowa

Consultant, Energy Market Modeling (PLEXOS) REMOTE United States

Date: Jun 15, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting

Req Id : 64070

Job Title : Consultant, Energy Market Modeling (PLEXOS) REMOTE United States

Location : USVRTL


Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

Primary role is to develop and maintain energy market models for the technical, financial and commercial assessment of multiple types of electric generation and oil & gas assets. The candidate will demonstrate experience with energy market hourly production models (such as Plexos, ProMod, and Aurora) and play a key role on a team of engineers, consultants, and financial analysts, with the expectation to collect and analyze data, develop technical assessment reports, develop and maintain client contacts, and develop overall project management responsibilities over time. Consultants in this practice generally work on multiple concurrent projects at a given time. This position will report to the Strategic Advisory business area within Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support execution of management consulting projects relating to energy market models and price forecasting.

  • Build and maintain energy market hourly production models (such as Plexos, ProMod, and Aurora)

  • Support proposals and business development with clients in the same business area.

  • Develop a general understanding of electric power commercial and regulatory practices

  • Develop clear and concise reports and presentations

  • Utilize specialized knowledge to produce moderately complex work products and solutions across many phases of an engagement or one phase of a more complex engagement

  • Support the execution of projects in other Management Consulting

  • Contribute to multiple projects at any given time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or MBA

  • General knowledge of a complete transaction engagement and due diligence lifecycle

  • Building business development capability

  • Advanced technical or industry knowledge, including energy markets and RTOs

  • Human relations skills including collaboration and team functions

  • Exhibits high ethical standards and maintains a reputation of integrity

  • Ability to interface with multiple projects, offices and cultures

  • Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible to multiple demands of project teams and shifting priorities

  • Skilled at interfacing with personnel at all levels from staff to executive management

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • At least 1 year of experience with one or more power production modeling platforms, specifically Plexos, ProMod, or others

  • 4 years of experience in business/consulting environment including at least one year of work experience with statistical or financial modeling or data analysis

  • Based in the United States with ability to travel up to 50%

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

US-Based Remote/Virtual with ability to travel up to 50%.


Action oriented

Communicates effectively

Customer focus

Decision quality

Manages ambiguity

Organizational savvy

Values differences

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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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