Black & Veatch Energy Demand Management Consultant in US, United States

Energy Demand Management Consultant



Date published:18-Sep-2016

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Management Consulting

Business Plan:CST


Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC (BVMC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Black & Veatch. We combine world-class management consultants with the technical expertise and knowledge of nearly 100 years of service to our clients. Our industry experience, exclusive focus, technology savvy and ability to integrate Black & Veatch resources and services makes us unique. Our experienced consultants help clients develop effective strategies to maximize the value of their assets today and manage the evolution of your organization in order to meet tomorrow’s challenges. From addressing the challenges of implementing transformational new technologies like Smart Grid, Cyber Security, and meeting RPS requirements, to meeting the ongoing operational issues like securing financing, setting rates and containing costs today, BVMC is uniquely positioned to advise on, and subsequently help implement, the concepts and technologies needed to support our client’s success.

Primary Purpose:

Provides technical or industry knowledge to contribute to the completion of multiple engagement phases. Demonstrate capabilities with moderate level of oversight and collaboration with more senior level professionals. Scope and size of projects they contribute to are generally smaller or they may own a smaller portion of a larger project. May lead a small to medium size effort or project team. May delegate team work assignments through various phases of an engagement. May manage projects from prospect to client deliverable.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:


o Support execution of projects to assist electric utilities with management of distributed energy resource programs (solar PV, non-solar distributed generation, electric vehicles, battery storage, demand response, energy efficiency), improvement of utility customer experience, software implementation and new analytics platforms, and other “Utility 2.0” challenges

o Support proposals and business development with utility clients in the same areas

o Support the evaluation of potential new vendor partners, and the development of partnerships with key vendors

o Support the execution of projects in other Management Consulting offerings (Advisory & Planning, Asset Management, Analytics & Business Performance, Customer Ops & Billing) as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or relevant 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.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

Five or more years of experience supporting utilities in the renewable energy/distributed energy resources/smart grid


Experience leading project teams, monitoring project scope/budget/schedule, and leading client engagements.

Distributed Energy Resources experience - including energy storage, and istributed renewables such as solar and wind, etc.

General knowledge of the electric utility industry and “Utility 2.0” challenges facing the industry, and understanding of utility processes/programs

o Familiarity with leading vendors and competitors in the Utility 2.0 space

o Strong research, writing, and analytical skills

o Strong skills in software implementation and utility program development/management

o Strong client engagement and business development skills

o Strong interest in helping utility clients in addressing industry challenges and adapting to coming changes in the utility business model

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