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Black & Veatch Sr. Subcontracts Representative - Global Conventional Generation - Remote - USA in Des Moines, Iowa

Sr. Subcontracts Representative - Global Conventional Generation - Remote - USA

Date: Dec 24, 2021



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 55441

Job Title : Sr. Subcontracts Representative - Global Conventional Generation - Remote - USA

Location : USVRTL


Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Black & Veatch - Building A World of Difference

Our Global Power Businessdelivers conventional, renewable, sustainable, reliable and integrated power solutions to customers.We are an organization ofhighly skilled professionals deliveringdata-driven and strategicplanning, consulting, engineering, construction, program management and combined EPC solutions.We are dedicated to innovation and staying up to date with technology advancements and have a desire to help our clients navigate changing demands and regulatory compliance while providing a cost-effective competitive advantage.Our primary focus geographies include North America, Asia, Latin America, Europe & the Middle East. 

The Senior Subcontracts Representative works as a part of the Power Global Business Unit and is responsible for moderately complex to complex subcontract development and/or administration in support of proposal and/or project requirements within the Subcontracts Group.

This individual may also be responsible for administering Subcontracts Field Management process.

Location is flexible for this role.


Key Responsibilities

Your day to day responsibilities will include:

  • A wide range of simple and complex tasks related to the creation and execution of moderately complex to complex subcontracts.

  • Management and filing of appropriate record documents in accordance with the company records retention policy.

  • Proficient use ofthe basic functions ofapplicable software.

  • Ability to train and provide guidance toothers concerning the subcontracts processes.

  • Provideinput to new and/or revised procedures or documents.

Subcontract Development Responsibilites (if assigned):

  • Responsible for soliciting budgetary pricing for subcontracts to support estimating/proposal efforts for major project(s).

  • May also lead and coordinate the entire budgetary pricing effort on a major project(s).

  • Prepares subcontract documents and bidders lists.

  • Prepares, issues and manages the bidding process.

  • Leads and manages the bid evaluation process through the distribution of proposals, preparation of the commercial portion of the bid tabulation, and collaboration with the technical team regarding the technical evaluation.

  • Makes recommendations for selected bidder(s) and for award.

  • Leads, schedules, coordinates and manages the negotiation process. Able to resolve complex commercial terms and conditions exceptions.

  • Manages the award and conforming process.

  • Ensures subcontractor compliance with prequalification requirements (safety, financial, construction, quality)

  • Understands the Owner's contract and may be responsible for the incorporation of appropriate scope-specific flowdowns into Subcontracts under oversight.

Subcontract Administration Responsibilities (if assigned):

  • Run kick off and meetings; draft/issue meeting minutes for assigned subcontracts

  • Draft/log formal correspondence for assigned subcontractors

  • Perform change management duties for assigned subcontracts

  • Review and process invoices for assigned subcontracts

  • Closeout assigned subcontracts

  • Participates in the resolution of backcharges, claim and liquidated damages with assigned subcontractors; assists other team members with the same, as needed.

Management Responsibilities

Acts in capacity of a "lead person." Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction.

Preferred Qualifications

Do you have the following?

  • A High School Diploma; a BA or BS degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Purchasing, Business, Technical or related field.*Please note: relevant experience may be substituted for a degree.

  • Four (4) years of relevant industry experience preferred or proven ability to perform at the capacity identified herein.

  • Preferred skills:

  • Strong Analytical / organizational skills

  • Advanced communications skills, both written and oral

  • General computer skills, Microsoft suite

  • Initiative, self starter, highly motivated

  • Attention to detail

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Mathematical skills

  • Advanced problem solving skills

  • Strong knowledge of construction disciplines, construction means & methods and construction equipment

  • Strong understanding of commercial terms and conditions

  • Strong understanding of Company’s processes relevant to this position

  • Ability to prioritize team workflow and make adjustments, as necessary

  • Knowledge of Project Process Management

Minimum Qualifications

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

Be prepared to:

  • Work in a normal office/home office work or field environment.

  • Physical demands may include but will not be limited to:

  • Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, seeing and writing.

  • Reaching, kneeling, lifting, stooping, crouching, walking, and standing for extended periods of time.This role requires some travel and may require temporary or permanent relocation.


Manages complexity

Communicates effectively

Balances stakeholders

Decision quality

Manages conflict

Salary Plan

PCR: Procurement

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 an 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, 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.

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 the 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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