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Black & Veatch Quality & Innovation Excellence Associate 1 - EDGE Program - Virtual - Spring/Summer 2023 in Helena, Montana

Quality & Innovation Excellence Associate 1 - EDGE Program - Virtual - Spring/Summer 2023

Date: Sep 15, 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 Corporation

Req Id : 86020

Opportunity Type : College full time

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Entry Level to assist and explore various areas of Quality & Innovation Excellence.

The EDGE Program provides early-career professionals a unique combination of approximately 3 rotational job over 3-4 years, structured training curriculum, and direct access to senior-level business leaders. The program is designed to accelerate career progression and broaden the development of participants promoting a successful career at BV.

Key Responsibilities

Assist teams in the following functions:

  • Process & Procedure development

  • Value Creation and Value Optimization activities

  • Shop Quality Inspection administration

  • Quality Auditing

  • Project Quality activities

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, quality, business, construction science, or related field.

Familiarity with quality management software and database management desired.

Preferred Competencies


  • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access) - intermediate; SharePoint.

  • Human relation skills (conflict management and resolution) - basic.

  • Database management skills - basic.


Demonstrates basic: Process management, conflict management, total work systems, written communications, composure, managerial courage, and decision quality.

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.

  • Must have a Bachelors (or more advanced degree)

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher

  • Must have less than 2 years professional experience relevant to BV, Internship experience does not count toward maximum of 2 years

  • Open to performing various functions and relocating as needed over the next 3-4 years

  • Required intermittent travel to project sites

  • Required short-term and/or long-term relocation to project sites and regional offices

  • Additional criteria for selection will be based on interview responses that demonstrate ability for success, and awareness of the importance of continual development and growth

  • All applicants must have work authorization and will not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment; may include heavy industrial construction exposure.

Occasional physical work conditions: Capable of walking 5 miles and climbing stairs to 300 foot height; walk, climb stairs, ladders, move in/out of vehicles; lift or move up to 25 pounds; supplier or construction site environment has frequent exposure to vibration and loud noise, and occasional exposure to airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, slippery uneven walking surfaces, and risk of electrical shock.


Salary Plan

SPC: Specialized Staff

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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Notice to External Search Firms : Black & Veatch does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be obligated to pay a placement fee for unsolicited resumes. Black & Veatch Talent Acquisition engages with search firms directly for hiring needs.

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