Black & VeatchEmployee experience

Stories From Our Professionals

Yihong (Jane) Jin
Manager of Chemical Engineering, BJO, Beijing, China | Oil & Gas and Power

Jane Jin is responsible for developing a strong regional chemical team in Black & Veatch’s Beijing office. Joining the company in 2006, Jane brought with her 24 years of chemical engineering experience. Her talents and skills have contributed to successful completions of China export projects, expansions of her team’s consultative services with international clients and support of the work of regional offices across Asia. She attributes her success to a strong company culture and the knowledge and capabilities she has built as a Black & Veatch professional.

Shafali Kapoor
Senior Proposal Engineer, Pune, India | Oil & Gas

Shafali Kapoor thrives on exceeding the expectations of her clients. She always finds a way to provide every client with more solutions, better service and higher quality. Working in India, she collaborates with almost every group in the company. This cross-functional flexibility affords Shafali a broad view of Black & Veatch, enabling her to not only serve clients with the best solutions, but to grow her own skills as well. Outside of work, she volunteers her time with Engineers Without Borders, a nonprofit supported by Black & Veatch worldwide.

Eddie Norse Jr.
Project Manager, Overland Park, Kansas | Telecommunications

Eddie Norse arrived at Black & Veatch with nearly 30 years of experience in telecommunications. He is excited to be managing a major broadband project for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, which will stimulate the economy and improve the quality of life for the state’s residents. Eddie credits his success to the company’s culture of creativity, empowerment and ownership.

Merve Cankaya
Electrical Engineer, Overland Park, Kansas | Telecommunications

Originally from Istanbul, Turkey, Merve Cankaya discovered Black & Veatch during her undergraduate study in telecommunications. Today, she is especially proud of her work on an underground network monitoring project, which helps prevent transformer fires and fatal injuries. As a lover of operas, musicals and salsa dancing, Merve finds her life filled with excitement and says Black & Veatch empowers her to grow personally and professionally.

Nuttapong Eiamtal
Project Controls Specialist, Bangkok, Thailand | Construction & Procurement

As a native of Bangkok, Nuttapong Eiamtal provides a local perspective and insight into Thai culture. He started as an Electrical Engineer and is now working on cutting-edge technology as the Project Controls Specialist at the Bang Pakong combined cycle power plant. His work provides efficient electricity production and creates more affordable prices for consumers. He cherishes opportunities to create positive change to his homeland.

David Thommana
Section Head, Mechanical, Mumbai, India | Water

For more than a decade, David Thommana has built a career in water and wastewater for Black & Veatch. A native of India, he has developed and maintained strong relationships with local engineers, and he’s proud to see his work improve the health, safety and infrastructure of his home country. Whether he’s working on major wastewater projects in Mumbai or just taking a break with a game of table tennis, David finds joy in the opportunities Black & Veatch presents and the positive results he and his team achieve.

Jason Ross
Computer Analyst, Overland Park, Kansas | Telecommunications

In his role, Jason Ross builds automation processes, lessens the amount of time professionals spend on repetitive and redundant tasks and provides hands-on assistance when needed. Jason knows he’s in good company, working in a global business that offers him new opportunities to grow his career and collaborate with other talented professionals. A family man and frequent volunteer, Jason values Black & Veatch’s commitment to his professional growth.