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Principal, Utility GIS & Mobility at Black & Veatch

Principal, Utility GIS & Mobility

Black & Veatch Virginia Beach, VA (Onsite) Full-Time

Principal, Utility GIS & Mobility

Date: Mar 17, 2023



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Together, we own our company, our future, and our shared success.

As an employee-owned company, our people are Black & Veatch. We put them at the center of everything we do and empower them to grow, explore new possibilities and use their diverse talents and perspectives to solve humanity's biggest challenges in an ever-evolving world. With over 100 years of innovation in sustainable infrastructure and our expertise in engineering, procurement, consulting and construction, together we are building a world of difference.

Company : Black & Veatch Mgmt Consulting

Req Id : 96542

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : Yes

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: Yes

Why Black and Veatch

At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning . You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.

The Opportunity

Building a World of Difference …it’s more than just a tag line, it is the passion that fuels Black & Veatch’s global success. Black & Veatch is seeking an exceptional professional to join our Global Advisory organization as a Principal, Utility GIS & Mobility. 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 and use your talent and expertise to impact the world.

Black & Veatch’s Global Advisory organization provides strategic and digital transformation consulting services to the power, energy, gas, and water sectors. We have an immediate need for a professional with functional / technical industry expertise and experience in Gas and Electric Utility GIS & Mobility solutions. As the Principal, Utility GIS & Mobility position you will contribute to the completion of multiple engagement phases, function in a lead role and manage the client engagement while documenting and improving business processes focused on GIS solutions and the ecosystem of interfacing systems.

The Team

Black & Veatch is seeking an exceptional professional to join our Global Advisory organization. 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 infrastructure. Join Black & Veatch Global Advisory and use your talent and expertise to impact the world. In many of our roles, you will work with a team of consultants, providing industry-leading management consulting services to support technology, operational, financial, and regulatory challenges that require integrated, end-to-end global capabilities.

Key Responsibilities

Consulting Capability:

  • Knowledge of the ESRI’s technology stack including but not limited to ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Enterprise and other GIS based solutions

  • Knowledge of ESRI’s Geometric and Utility Network Models

  • Knowledge of Engineering Design tools such as ArcFM, PlsCAD, MicroStation

  • Knowledge of Field/Mobile Work software solutions that increase worker productivity

  • Transfer 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

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

  • Collaborates with client to gain alignment of future strategies and direction

Industry Knowledge Capability:

  • Experience working with Electric and Gas Utilities on GIS programs

  • Working knowledge of Work and Asset Management

  • Understands and builds Solution Architectures for Electric and Gas Utilities

Project Management Capability (where applicable):

  • Leads and manages large scale multi-year engagements

  • Manages client expectations within defined scope of engagement

  • Recommends appropriate resources based on the phases of an assignment

  • Delegates work to assigned team members

  • Manages engagement issues and escalates where appropriate

  • Develops, presents, and defends conclusions, recommendations, and implementation plans

  • Identifies technical issues impacting an engagement and proposes solutions

  • Analyzes and applies best practices knowledge of the industry

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree

  • Business development capability.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience

  • Has managed significant engagements

  • 10+ years 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

B & V Office Environment or Client Site - Travel up to 50%

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.

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