Black & Veatch EPC Director of Operations - Power in Overland Park, Kansas

EPC Director of Operations - Power

KS-Overland Park


Date published:1-Jun-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:GMT


Primary Purpose:

Supports project Directors and construction aspects of large complex Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC)/Service Power Generation and Renewable Energy projects, including risk to cost, schedule, quality. Responsible for the day-to-day successful execution of construction scope in the areas of performance, financial metrics, planning, schedule, quality, contractual compliance, safety, and client satisfaction. Provides for the successful staffing of the project. Manages and leads global teams of multi-discipline professionals. Coordinates and integrates the activities associated with the construction, and startup elements of the project team, including the activities of all third party companies contributing to the initiative.

Position requires extensive experience with construction execution and onsite experience. Experience with craft labor, subcontractor management and various types of construction execution.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Project Complexity – Oversees multiple project construction sites utilizing teams and multiple partners

• Accountable for implementing strategic new business objectives, proposal development and business capture

• Client Management – Oversees and delivers strategic new business and builds relationships with key client executives

• Project Initiation – Directly involved in proposal support, project bidding, and cost and schedule reviews

• Officer Expectations and Responsibilities – Meets or Exceeds the requirements of the Officer Guidelines Booklet and the Criteria For Officer Designation

• Staffing – Responsible for team selection and talent identification.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably business or HR-related. 12+ years progressive management and/or business operations 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.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Typically 20 years experience. Preferred Skills & Competencies: • Business Development - Intermediate - Identifies client requirements. Develops and maintains relationships with clients. Conducts market research. Writes and presents project estimates and proposals including scope, cost, and schedule according to client requirements and bid processes. • Business Acumen - Intermediate - Negotiates contract commercial terms. Manages project budgets, costs, and receivables. Manages contracts and legal issues. Analyzes and reports health metrics as a basis for improvement. Applies knowledge of policies and regulations to project scope. Builds relationships with key stakeholders. Applies value creation. • Execution - Intermediate - Uses B&V project management phases & methodology including, project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring & control, and closeout to direct work. Manages changes and risk on scope, cost, schedule, quality, and safety based on available resources and client requirements. Manages constructability and procurement. Manages warranty plan. • Leadership - Intermediate - Communicates clear expectations, goals, and vision.Manages performance of direct reports. Motivates, coaches, and mentors professionals. Delegates project work. Practices behaviors supporting diversity and inclusion. Manages conflict and collaboration to achieve results. • Builds Networks • Client Focus • Develops Talent • Directs Work • Drives Vision & Purpose • Financial Acumen • Manages Complexity • Manages Conflict • Tech Savvy • Values Differences • Business Insight

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