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Black & Veatch Subcontracts Representative 3 - Energy & Process Industries - Remote U.S. in Des Moines, Iowa

Subcontracts Representative 3 - Energy & Process Industries - Remote U.S.

Date: Jun 16, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 68485

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

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.

Responsible for moderately complex subcontract development and/or administration in support of proposal and/or project requirements within the Subcontracts group.

May be responsible for administering Subcontracts Field Management process. #LI-AS0

Key Responsibilities


  • Assigned moderately complex construction contracts. Role may include lead responsibilities of proposal and/or project subcontract efforts.

  • Files appropriate record documents and follows filing rules.

  • Proficient in the basic functions of applicable software.

  • Trains others on the subcontracts processes, as directed.

Subcontract Development Responsibilites (if assigned):

  • Communicates scope of work to bidders and solicits pricing for given proposals or projects. May also lead and coordinate the entire pricing effort on non-major project(s).

  • Prepares subcontract related 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 bid tab, and collaboration with team on the technical evaluation. Makes recommendations for selected bidder(s) and for award.

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

  • Ensures subcontractor compliance with Prequalification requirements

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

Subcontract Administration Responsibilities (if assigned):

  • Run kick off and progress 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/processing of backcharges and claims, as needed

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

Education: High school diploma preferred. BA or BS degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Purchasing, Business, Technical or related field preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree.

Experience: Three (3) years of relevant industry experience preferred or proven ability to perform at the capacity identified herein.

Preferred skills:

  • Analytical / organizational skills

  • Strong communications skills, both written and oral

  • General computer skills, Microsoft suite

  • Initiative, self starter, highly motivated

  • Attention to detail

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Mathematical skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Knowledge of construction disciplines, construction means & methods and construction equipment

  • Understanding of commercial terms and conditions

  • Understanding of Company’s processes relevant to this position

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

  • Basic 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

Normal home office/field environment. Ability to travel, as needed. Includes, but may 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.


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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