OPEX Staff Augmentation | Black & Veatch
OPEX Services

Staff Augmentation

Aging workforces, attrition and recruitment challenges are contributing to staffing shortages that can leave some power utilities and developers without the necessary technical talent they need to maintain full and efficient operations in areas such as planning, engineering, procurement and construction.





When clients are facing talent drain or projects outside of their core business, Black & Veatch offers the professional support they need to enhance operations and keep assets and organizations running smoothly and profitably. Our staff augmentation services for engineering, construction and consulting are backed by decades of experience, and a deep understanding of large, complex projects and operations.

Our talented professionals, including many subject matter specialists, are located across the globe and are ready to support our clients at any time with short- or long-term resources. We can quickly address talent gaps and provide the skills and knowledge transfer necessary to maintain efficient operations well into the future.

Contact us to learn more about our offerings for new and operating power assets, including these staff augmentation services:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Program/Portfolio Planning
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Analysis/GIS-based Prospecting
  • Design & Engineering
  • Cost Estimating & Schedule
  • Resource Assessment & Performance Modeling
  • Technology & Needs Assessment
  • Asset Management
  • Distributed Energy Resources (DERs)/Microgrid
  • Standards & Specification Development
  • Site Evaluation & Assessment
  • Leasing & Contract Negotiation
  • Utility Coordination


  • Permitting & Environmental Services
  • Program/Portfolio Execution Management
  • Material Receipt & Inspection
  • Quality Services and Shop Inspection Services
  • On-line Asset Tracking
  • Construction Monitoring & Management
  • O&M Strategic Evaluations
  • Performance Assessments
  • Upgrade Evaluations
  • Technology Assessments
  • Market Assessments
  • Decommissioning Monitoring & Management
  • Procurement Services (Including Safe Harbor, FAT)


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