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Black & Veatch Geospatial Sales Lead - Specialized Solutions Job Details | Black & Veatch Family of Companies in Des Moines, Iowa

Geospatial Sales Lead - Specialized Solutions

Date: Jun 5, 2024


US Charlotte, NC, US Coral Springs, FL, US Irvine, CA, US Coral Gables, FL, US Denver, CO, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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 : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 104010

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Job Summary

Functions as a technology leader, department manager or administrative leader, in a role that implements design technology within the engineering strategy. May have influence in developing strategy. Responsible for execution of assigned projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Configuration and customization for all engineering disciplines including but not limited to:

  • Data Field additions and changes

  • Complex deliverable modifications

  • Report customization and new report creation

  • Equipment tag format changes

  • Border changes

  • Establish and maintain standard library of CAD symbols, macros and templates

  • Owns new Project setup and maintenance

  • Responsible for setup and maintenance of user accounts

  • Interfaces design tools with additional related software products

  • Plans and implements software upgrade to minimize impact on project execution

  • Tests new commercial software releases

  • Continues expanding knowledge to multiple tools across a suite of tools

  • Develops knowledge of multiple commercial design tools

  • Continues expanding knowledge to multiple B&V technologies and/or business lines

  • Identified as a SME across multiple disciplines, multiple tool sets, and multiple business lines

  • Identifies cost / time saving opportunities through custom applications and gathers requirements to define scope of new tool

  • Reviews and provides feedback to process owners on changes required due to new plant design software

  • Suggests improvements to processes/standards based on use of commercial plant design software

  • Reviews and suggests improvements to processes, standards, and guides based on an depth knowledge of multiple design tools

  • Provides input to existing and new process spanning multiple disciplines or multiple tool sets

  • Accountability for process ownership

  • Works with B&V's 3rd party software vendors to setup, maintain, and upgrade databases, networks and servers to support commercial plant design software

  • Reviews and suggests relational database changes to improve functionality of plant design system

  • Oversee complex system / network improvements

  • Directs complex analysis

  • As a manager, provides direction to a group of design technologists. Typically oversees performance management, career planning, recognition, learning and development

  • May participate in compensation management, succession planning, disciplinary actions, employee relations and workforce planning

  • Manages resources typically involving multiple lines of business or discipline

  • Common responsibilities include staffing, recruiting, budgets, tools and/or processes

  • Resolves resource conflicts and identifies training needs

  • Influences and implements resource management strategy

  • Administrative responsibilities may include office administration

  • Ensures policies, procedures, and processes are effectively implemented and communicated for workgroup

  • Ensures adherence to corporate and division programs

  • May approve timesheets and expense reports

Management Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Engineering Technology or sciences preferred or any other degree, specialized training, or experience, that makes the individual uniquely qualified to perform the job responsibilities

Non-Technical Skills:

  • Written Communications

  • Drive For Results

  • Priority Setting

  • Planning

  • Delegation

  • Directing Others

  • Conflict Management

  • Informing

  • Listening

  • Dealing with Ambiguity

  • Building Effective Teams

  • Supervisor Skills

Technical Skills:

  • Advanced knowledge of engineering design principles and applicable design guides and standards related to assigned engineering discipline

  • Advanced knowledge of other disciplines

  • Advanced ability to interpret engineering deliverable content as assigned

  • Intermediate industry knowledge and technology trends

  • Intermediate knowledge of company quality program

  • Intermediate knowledge of construction and constructability practices and principles

  • Intermediate knowledge of procurement and contract administration

  • Working knowledge of process, procedures for project controls and estimating

  • Advanced knowledge of technical aspects of the proposal process

  • Intermediate business knowledge

  • Intermediate knowledge of company/division/HR programs, policies, procedures, and organization structure

  • Intermediate knowledge of management techniques and administrative practices

Minimum Qualifications

Typically a minimum of 12 plus 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.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Sitting,talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, seeing, writing, reaching, stooping, crouching, walking, standing for extended periods of time.Office environment



Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Customer focus

Decision quality

Salary Plan

ENS: Eng & Technical Specialties

Job Grade


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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 and 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, 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.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of that success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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