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Black & Veatch Subcontracts Representative 1 Job Details | Black & Veatch Family of Companies in Overland Park, Kansas

Subcontracts Representative 1

Date: Jun 10, 2024


Overland Park, KS, US

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

Job Summary

By joining our BV Construction group, you will have the ability to develop and enhance your skills in an on-site, hands-on environment. We are committed to providing our construction professionals with expert training, career development, and career advancement to allow for continuous professional development. Our management is committed to the latest advances in technology, above class support and sustainability to bring our clients the best service in safety, quality, and final product. Functions in our group include safety, project field management, construction management, quality control, start up and decommissioning and field engineering.

The Subcontracts Representative is responsible for basic subcontract development and/or administration in support of proposal and/or project requirements within the Subcontracts Group.


Key Responsibilities


  • Assigned basic subcontracts and develops an understanding of the other operations within Estimating, Engineering and their interface functions with the Subcontracts Department.

  • Files appropriate record documents and follows filing rules.

Subcontract Development Responsibilites (if assigned):

  • Prepares subcontract related documents and bidders list for assigned subcontracts.

  • Prepares and issues Requests for Proposals and supports the bidding process.

  • Coordinates the bid evaluation process through the distribution of proposals, preparation of the commercial portion of the bid tabulation, and collaboration with estimating, construction, engineering, and other functions regarding evaluations.

  • Coordinates the negotiation process, which may include the preparation of commercial negotiation positions and the scheduling / coordination of the negotiation meetings with bidders and the project team.

  • Coordinates the award and conforming process.

  • Ensures subcontractor compliance with Prequalification requirements

Subcontract Administration Responsibilities (if assigned):

  • Coordinate kick off and progress meetings; draft/issue meeting minutes

  • Draft/log formal correspondence for assigned subcontracs

  • Perform Change Management duties for assigned subcontracts

  • Review and process invoices

  • Closeout assigned subcontracts

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Minimum Qualifications

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 Qualifications

High school diploma preferred. BA or BS degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Purchasing, Business, Technical or related field preferred. Relevant experience may be substituted for a degree.

Preferred skills:

  • Analytical / organizational skills

  • Communications skills, both written and oral

  • General computer skills, Microsoft suite

  • Initiative, self starter, highly motivated

  • Attention to detail

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Mathematical skills

  • Basic problem solving skills

  • Basic knowledge of construction disciplines, construction means & methods and construction equipment

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • Normal office/field environment

  • Includes, but may not be limited to:

  • Sitting, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, seeing and writing.

  • Reaching, kneeling, lifting, stooping, crouching, walking, and standing for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to travel

  • Willing to relocate


Manages complexity

Balances stakeholders

Communicates effectively

Decision quality

Manages conflict

Salary Plan

PCR: Procurement

Job Grade


Nearest Major Market: Olathe

Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

Job Segment: Construction Engineer, Field Engineer, Engineer, Engineering