Black & Veatch Consultant, Transactions and Planning (PLEXOS) in Des Moines, Iowa
Consultant, Transactions and Planning (PLEXOS)
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Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting
Req Id : 44542
Job Title : Consultant, Transactions and Planning (PLEXOS)
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: Yes
Primary role is to contribute to technical due diligence engagements for multiple types of assets, including but not limited to conventional generation, oil & gas, transmission, water, and 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 will play 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 generally work on multiple concurrent projects at a given time. This position will report to the transaction services team within Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC.
Support execution of management consulting projects relating to technical due diligence.
Support proposals and business development with clients in the same business area.
Support plant site visits, outage assessment, plant and portfolio budget processes, equipment condition assessment, capital project assessments, reliability/availability assessments, conduct field observations, performance assessments, financial analysis and models.
Develop a general understanding of electric power commercial and regulatory practices.
Develop clear and concise reports and presentations.
Utilize specialized knowledge to produce moderately complex work products and solutions across many phases of an engagement or one phase of a more complex engagement
Support the execution of projects in other Management Consulting offerings () as needed.
Contribute to multiple projects at any given time.
Master’s degree in Engineering or MBA.
General knowledge of a complete transaction engagement and due diligence lifecycle.
Building business development capability.
Advanced technical or industry knowledge, including power generation experience (e.g. plant operations, engineering, consulting, and/or management), a solid working knowledge of conventional generation, oil & gas, transmission, water, and/or renewable energy technologies.
Human relations skills including collaboration and team functions.
Advanced PC literacy.
Exhibits high ethical standards and maintains a reputation of integrity
Ability to interface with multiple projects, offices and cultures.
Ability to meet deadlines and be flexible to multiple demands of project teams and shifting priorities.
Skilled at interfacing with personnel at all levels from staff to executive management.
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, economics, physics or similar discipline
At least 1 yearof experience with one or more power production modeling platforms, specifically Plexos
4 years of experience in business/consulting environment including at least one year of work experience with statistical or financial modeling or data analysis
Ability to travel up to 50%
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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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.
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