Black & Veatch Consultant, Transactions Renewable Energy in Des Moines, Iowa
Consultant, Transactions Renewable Energy
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Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting
Req Id : 35703
Job Title : Consultant, Transactions Renewable Energy
Location : USVRTL
Business Unit Sector : MCD-MCD-STRATEGIC ADVISORY
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Project Only Hire : No
Visa Sponsorship Available: No
The successful candidate will contribute to technical due diligence engagements for renewable energy projects on behalf of lenders and investors; initially serving in a supporting role to a multi-disciplinary team of Independent Engineering and Technical Due Diligence consultants. The candidate’s focus will be wind energy technical due diligence engagements, with wind industry experience being critical for success in the role. The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to other renewable technology technical due diligence reviews, including solar and battery energy storage reviews. This is a key role on a team of engineers, consultants, and financial analysts, with the expectation to collect and analyze data, develop technical assessment reports, conduct site visits, develop and maintain client contacts, and develop overall project management responsibilities over time. Consultants in this practice g enerally work on multiple concurrent projects at a given time. This position will report to the Transaction solution team within Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC. The Transaction team provides advisory services to project developers, lenders and investors regarding mergers, acquisitions and financing of energy projects, portfolios and organizations. Typical engagements cover a full suite of services to identify risks related to equipment technology, project design, production estimates, commercial contracts (engineering-procurement-construction, operations and maintenance, power procurement, interconnection), market and environmental.
Transfers knowledge, capabilities, and skills to improve others’ knowledge and skill levels
Enhances established working relationships with team members and management from within the client’s organization
Contributes to quality review on own engagement Ascertains and meets client expectations within scope of engagement role
Develops applicable knowledge bases by using best practices to redefine tools and techniques
Outlines specific performance measures, targets, and goals to articulate the business case for realized efficiencies or added value
Contribute to multiple projects at any given time Industry
Demonstrates a solid working knowledge of renewable energy technologies; wind technology knowledge is required for this role, with the candidate also having the opportunity to contribute to other renewable technology reviews
Develops, presents, and defends conclusions, recommendations, and implementation plans to internal stakeholders and external clients
Independently develops written reports that clearly and concisely communicate findings to financial clients who may not have an industry or technical background
Leverages experience with plant inspections, outage assessment, plant and portfolio budget processes, equipment condition assessment, capital project assessments, reliability/availability assessments, conducting field observations, performance assessments, financial analysis and models; as well as a general understanding of electric power commercial and regulatory practices
Utilizes specialized knowledge to produce moderately complex work products and solutions across many phases of an engagement or one phase of a more complex engagement
Applies appropriate methods or recognized equivalent to identified client needs
Anticipates and resolves technical problems with occasional technical assistance from others
Contributes to quality reviews of assigned engagements Identifies technical issues impacting an engagement and proposes solutions
Analyzes and applies best practices knowledge of the relevant industries
Master’s degree, with an engineering degree or other technical degree are preferred, though financial, economic, or MBA degrees will be considered if accompanied by supporting relevant experience and qualifications
Knowledge of a complete engagement lifecycle
Building business development capability
Advanced wind energy technical or industry knowledge, including power generation experience (e.g. plant operations, engineering, consulting, and/or management) and have a solid working knowledge of renewable energy technologies; wind technology experience is required for this role, however candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to other renewable technology reviews
Advanced knowledge in one or more aspects of consulting processes
Human relations skills including collaboration and team functions
Ability to operate multiple software packages
Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
At least 4 years of experience in a business, consulting, project development or operations environment that includes at least 2 years of direct wind industry experience
Contributed to at least 3 projects in the following areas gained from prior experience in a consulting, project development, operations & maintenance, or equipment design role: equipment technology, project design, energy estimation or commercial contracts (EPC, O&M, power procurement and interconnection)
Ability to travel up to 50%
Applicants for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Black & Veatch Management Consulting (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). 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%
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