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Black & Veatch Consultant, Sustainability in Burlington, Massachusetts

Consultant, Sustainability

Date: Apr 3, 2024



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.

Req Id : 102548

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project : No

Why Black and Veatch

Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity’s biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.

The Opportunity

Black & Veatch is seeking a Consultant level professional to join our team of consultants, strategic advisors, technology specialists, and energy industry respected subject matter experts. The Consultant will support the development and execution of projects in the growing the Sustainability Solutions business. #LI-NK1 #LI-Hybrid

Key Responsibilities

  • The ideal candidate must have a strong desire to support the Sustainability Solution group’s business vision – which is to be the leading sustainable consulting and EPC firm – by supporting projects with the strategy, concepts and insights, analytical techniques, implementation capabilities in the energy industry and adjacent sectors.

  • Responsible for data analysis and initial preparation of deliverables to contribute to the completion of an engagement.

  • Work with limited to moderate supervision and/or may lead a small effort or project team.

  • Support the development, implementation, and management of the Sustainability Solutions business plan to grow the level of business and client base and support the acquisition of new clients and engagements. 

  • Support conducting quality assurance reviews on their own and others' work.

  • Be an active participant in project teams, contributing to the overall high-quality of project deliverables.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience.

  • 4+ years experience 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.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Master's degree preferred in energy-related policy, finance, or energy-adjacent focus

  • 4 years managing complex energy projects/initiatives

  • Successfully executing work on multiple engagements simultaneously

  • Knowledge and understanding of the energy industry; knowledge of industry business drivers and transformation drivers and impacts

  • Excellent communication/ presentation skills (written, verbal)

  • Certifications related to area of expertise, where applicable preferred

  • Experience related to one or more of the following Sustainability areas: decarbonization, distributed energy resources, electric vehicles, integrated energy service platforms/financial modeling, low carbon fuels

  • Proven experience collaborating among cross-functional, highly technical teams

  • Demonstrated ability to translate complex findings into executable strategic insights and recommendations for both executive and mid-management stakeholders

  • Highly developed organizational and management skills

  • Cognitive flexibility, intellectual curiosity

  • Demonstrated ability to develop business insights & new/creative ways of solving challenges

  • Desire to work in face-paced, start-up like environment where deliverables & tasks may frequently change

Work Environment/Physical Demands

US-based Virtual/Remote


Action oriented

Interpersonal savvy

Customer focus

Salary Plan

CST: Consulting

Job Grade


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.

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. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

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.