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Staff Aug Project Manager - Electric Utilities

Company: Leidos
Location: Allentown
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Job Description:

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Staff Aug Project Manager-Electric Utilities who will work alongside lead engineers and account managers supporting various clients within our Power Delivery Services division.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants to provide Project Management Services related to transmission line, substation and distribution line construction projects within our client facilities in the Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire regions.
 

The Project Manager will be part of an established Project Management Office that provides consulting services to public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities. These consulting services provide clients with overall project management tasks in the areas of comprehensive engineering design of electrical transmission and distribution, substation and transmission line projects nationwide.  
 
 

Responsibilities: 

  • Managing various sized distribution and transmission electric utility projects for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities located throughout the Northeast.

  • Responsible for overall project performance as well as managing the scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance 

  • Ensures project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits

  • Driving work products by coordinating and working with Engineering Leads and Managers to track and execute client deliverables 

  • Development of financial controls reports to produce weekly/monthly reports for client and internal review (i.e. Financial Reports, Action Item Lists, Resource loading analysis and schedules, Meeting Minutes, etc.)

  • Ensuring project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits

  • Interfacing directly with the client and internal management to report progress, costs, schedule and risks across a portfolio of distribution projects

  • Interfacing and communicating with clients, internal project teams, multiple engineering disciplines, functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel

  • Assist with the preparation of bid documents, development of requests for proposal responses and cost estimates

  • Proposal development: including scope, schedule and budget development

  • Writing comprehensive and technical project reports 

  • Monthly client invoicing and accounts receivable

  • Creation and maintenance of client and office resource loaded schedules

 
 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Business or Finance required with 4-8 years’ of relevant Project Management experience or a Masters with 2-6 years of relevant PM experience

  • Must demonstrate recent and in-depth expertise in electric power infrastructure projects and transmission and distribution design

  • PMP Certification is desired

  • Must have demonstrated success with a team approach to the consulting business 

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills 

  • Familiarity with electric power industry and knowledge of business issues associated with power delivery services

  • Periodic travel is required

Leidos Engineering is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within: the Top 10 T&D Firms, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power Firms

PDSPM
 
 

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

5000

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Allentown , Staff Aug Project Manager - Electric Utilities, Other , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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