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Black & Veatch Consultant, Transactions Renewable Energy (Wind) in Des Moines, Iowa

Consultant, Transactions Renewable Energy (Wind)

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Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting

Req Id : 44681

Job Title : Consultant, Transactions Renewable Energy (Wind)

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: No

Job Summary

The successful candidate will contribute to technical due diligence engagements for 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’s focus will be wind energy technical due diligence engagements, with wind industry experience being critical for success in the role. The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to other renewable technology technical due diligence reviews, including solar and battery energy storage reviews. This is 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 g enerally work on multiple concurrent projects at a given time. This position will report to the Transaction solution team within Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC. The Transaction team provides advisory services to project developers, lenders and investors regarding mergers, acquisitions and financing of energy projects, portfolios and organizations. Typical engagements cover a full suite of services to identify risks related to equipment technology, project design, production estimates, commercial contracts (engineering-procurement-construction, operations and maintenance, power procurement, interconnection), market and environmental.

Key Responsibilities

Consulting Capability:

  • Transfers knowledge, capabilities, and skills to improve others’ knowledge and skill levels

  • Enhances established working relationships with team members and management from within the client’s organization

  • Contributes to quality review on own engagement Ascertains and meets client expectations within scope of engagement role

  • Develops applicable knowledge bases by using best practices to redefine tools and techniques

  • Outlines specific performance measures, targets, and goals to articulate the business case for realized efficiencies or added value

  • Contribute to multiple projects at any given time Industry

Knowledge Capability:

  • Demonstrates a solid working knowledge of renewable energy technologies; wind technology knowledge is required for this role, with the candidate also having the opportunity to contribute to other renewable technology reviews

  • Develops, presents, and defends conclusions, recommendations, and implementation plans to internal stakeholders and external clients

  • Independently develops written reports that clearly and concisely communicate findings to financial clients who may not have an industry or technical background

  • Leverages experience with plant inspections, outage assessment, plant and portfolio budget processes, equipment condition assessment, capital project assessments, reliability/availability assessments, conducting field observations, performance assessments, financial analysis and models; as well as a general understanding of electric power commercial and regulatory practices

  • Utilizes specialized knowledge to produce moderately complex work products and solutions across many phases of an engagement or one phase of a more complex engagement

  • Applies appropriate methods or recognized equivalent to identified client needs

  • Anticipates and resolves technical problems with occasional technical assistance from others

  • Contributes to quality reviews of assigned engagements Identifies technical issues impacting an engagement and proposes solutions

  • Analyzes and applies best practices knowledge of the relevant industries

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree, with an engineering degree or other technical degree are preferred, though financial, economic, or MBA degrees will be considered if accompanied by supporting relevant experience and qualifications

  • Knowledge of a complete engagement lifecycle

  • Building business development capability

  • Advanced wind energy technical or industry knowledge, including power generation experience (e.g. plant operations, engineering, consulting, and/or management) and have a solid working knowledge of renewable energy technologies; wind technology experience is required for this role, however candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to other renewable technology reviews

  • Advanced knowledge in one or more aspects of consulting processes

  • Human relations skills including collaboration and team functions

  • Ability to operate multiple software packages

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience

  • At least 4 years of experience in a business, consulting, project development or operations environment that includes at least 2 years of direct wind industry experience

  • Contributed to at least 3 projects in the following areas gained from prior experience in a consulting, project development, operations & maintenance, or equipment design role: equipment technology, project design, energy estimation or commercial contracts (EPC, O&M, power procurement and interconnection)

  • Ability to travel up to 50%

Applicants for this position must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Black & Veatch Management Consulting (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status). 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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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.

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