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Black & Veatch Condition Assessment Leader, Pipeline Assessment & Renewal - Specialized Solutions in Topeka, Kansas

Condition Assessment Leader, Pipeline Assessment & Renewal - Specialized Solutions

Date: Nov 26, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

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Req Id : 84629

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Job Summary

Black & Veatch has an exciting opportunity for a leader to grow a best-in-class pipeline condition assessment and renewal practice. As part of our national Planning & Asset Management Team, this leadership position will be responsible for building a pressure pipe condition assessment and renewal design team that utilizes your vision for the practice and the strength and capabilities of our national practice and world-class team. The position will be supported by our national team – a group focused on delivering value to our clients through high technical standards of work and a complete commitment to a one-team culture.

Key Responsibilities

Project Technical Oversight and Delivery

  • Manage technical work by being an interface between clients and staff, promote quality, mentor staff, and prepare deliverables.

  • Performs technical work in support of core pressure pipe condition assessment, rehabilitation, and aging infrastructure projects.

  • Serves as a Project Manager, Engineering Manager or Technical Leader on strategic projects.

  • Supports oversight on local projects to make sure budget and schedule metrics are achieved.

Practice Development and Alignment

  • Understand local/regional pressure pipe condition assessment needs and work with Planning and Asset Management Business Line leaders to align services and team growth and technical capability to meet these needs

  • Work with Planning & Asset Management team leadership to expand integrated service offerings.

  • Responsible for setting hiring priorities and identifying candidates. Supervises technical staff for yearly performance. Mentors staff on longer-term career growth.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of client development and project execution experience with proven ability in pressure pipe condition assessment rehabilitation work

  • Professional Engineering registration in at least one state in the US

  • Experience in a client-facing/business development role

  • Recognized leader in the market with knowledge of regional drivers, client needs, and other market influencers pertaining to aging infrastructure, condition assessment and renewal design

  • Experience leading project teams and executing pressure pipe condition assessment and renewal projects

  • Experience identifying, developing, and winning pressure pipe condition assessment and renewal projects

Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing. Minimum of 11 years related work 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.


Most positions - depending on the nature of work performed as defined by the division - will typically require incumbents to have professional registration or licensure in their designated home office country, or be in active pursuit* of such registration

Salary Plan

ENG: Engineering

Job Grade


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