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Black & Veatch Manager, Digital Grid/Operational Technology REMOTE - United States in Helena, Montana

Manager, Digital Grid/Operational Technology REMOTE - United States

Date: Sep 19, 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 Mgmt Consulting

Req Id : 85702

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

As the leading employee-owned engineering, consulting and construction company we have an unparalleled commitment to our clients and the communities they serve. Black & Veatch is seeking an exceptional professional to join our Global Advisory (Management Consulting) organization as a Manager, Digital Grid/OT practice. The world is changing at an unprecedented rate and that change increases the demand for innovation and efficiency to deliver solutions and services across the world’s utility infrastructure. Join Black & Veatch Global Advisory (Management Consulting) and use your talent and expertise to impact the world.We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Primary Purpose:

Provide consulting services and offer expertise and guidance in Grid Operations Transformation with a focus on Operational Technologies (OT) such as Electric Distribution SCADA/Outage Management System (OMS)/Distribution Management System (DMS), Gas SCADA/Pipeline Management System, Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS), Distribution Automation (DA) and Enterprise OT-IT Integration.As a Manager, you will manage and/or participate in a team of business and technology consultants in defining strategies and roadmaps, developing solutions and requirements, and supporting clients with their digital transformation needs (technology, business processes, data, and organizational readiness). This role has 80% delivery performance goal and 20% business development performance goal.

Key Responsibilities

Delivery Responsibilities:

  • Manage client engagement for complex, transformational programs

  • Support development of business and technical strategy, business case and implementation plan for Grid Modernization and Grid Transformation across electric and/or gas utilities

  • Lead client interviews and facilitate engagement among stakeholders

  • Work with clients to document and/or discover current and future states business processes

  • Provide functional and technical expertise in various aspects of Digital Grid, Grid Modernization and OT/SCADA

  • Perform and manage technical project work such as developing solution concepts, review of vendors’ design documents, requirements traceability

  • Support business requirements definition, request for proposal development

  • Support proposal evaluation, selection process, statement of work development and vendor contract negotiation

  • Lead and/or participate in system testing

  • Support or act as project manager to develop project plans, key milestones, and project control structure

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

Business Development Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the business development process as a subject matter expert (SME)

  • Support proposals and business development for utility clients

  • Create and/or support publication of thought leadership in areas of Digital Grid, Operational Technologies, and Grid Modernization

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree

  • Demonstrated expertise in Organizational Change Management, and Business Process ImprovementProfessional certification such as Professional Project Manager (PMI-PMP), Professional Engineer (PE), or similar

  • Deep knowledge of and direct experience in two or more solution areas: ADMS, Outage Management System, Gas SCADA/Pipeline Management System, Distribution Automation, DERMS, Substation Control and Protection systems.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience. 7+ years experience in a business/consulting environment. 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.


Certifications related to area of expertise, where applicable preferred.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

US-Based Remote with ability to travel up to 50%


Action oriented

Customer focus

Communicates effectively

Decision quality

Manages ambiguity

Organizational savvy

Values differences

Salary Plan

CST: Consulting

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.

Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

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