Project Manager

Contract position: Engineering client is looking for an Electrical Distribution Project Manager/Technical Expert to work alongside and manage a Project team to execute a portfolio of electric utility distribution Projects to install new assets/facilities as a part of a grid modernization initiative. pay commensurate with experience level

Responsibilities for the Project Manager

  • You will be responsible for effectively managing work, including but not limited to: Safety and Compliance, Scheduling, Cost Controls, Distribution Engineering (base knowledge of both electrical and civil engineering disciplines as it relates to utility power distribution), Procurement of Materials and Services and Construction Management

  • You will be expected to manage a Project team to execute a portfolio of electric utility distribution Projects to install new assets/facilities as a part of a grid modernization initiative

  • Responsibilities will include day-to-day Project management as well as financial and performance metrics tracking and reporting across all initiatives.

  • You will provide overall management of projects from concept to completion including siting, environmental, permitting, planning, estimating, engineering, right-of-way acquisition, project controls, bid phase services, procurement, constructability reviews, material management, construction management, and closeout

  • Develop and monitor project schedules, manage scope, and control project costs

  • Serve as primary point of contact with client regarding efforts such as client coordination, strategic planning, master scope management, budget finances, subcontracting, project staffing, environmental compliance, facility support and schedule attainment

  • Report regularly on progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring office support

Requirements for the Project Manager

  • You need 7-10+ years of technical experience as an Engineer related to electrical utility distribution projects

  • 3+ years of experience as a Project Manager or Engineering Manager supporting electric utility T&D type projects

  • You need some experience with Advanced Sensing Technology for Distribution including Microprocessor Relays (13.8/23kV), SCADA implementation for 4kV Circuit Breakers, Reclosers, Padmount Switches, and Network Protectors

  • You need to be familiar with OH Distribution Automation, OH DA with Circuit Ties, 4kV Oil Switch Replacement, 4kV VFI Retrofit for DA or Fiber and FAN

  • You need to have experience involved in the entire life cycle of a project from permitting, subcontract negotiations, scope, schedule, budget, safety, quality, etc...

  • You need a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Power & Controls, or equivalent

  • Candidates with a PMP certification and a PE license are preferred


  • PTO program

  • 401K

  • Health Insurance available

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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