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Sr. Transmission Project Manager - Electric Utilities at Leidos

Sr. Transmission Project Manager - Electric Utilities

Leidos Charlotte, NC Full Time


Job Description:

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Sr. Staff Augmentation Transmission Project Manager who will work alongside lead engineers and account managers for various clients supported by the Power Delivery Services division.  

The Sr. Staff Augmentation Project Manager will be part of an established Project Management team that provides consulting services to both 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.  

Sr. Staff Augmentation Transmission Project Manager 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

Sr. Staff Augmentation Transmission Project Manager Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Business or Finance required with  an additional 8+ years’ of relevant Project Management experience or a Masters with 6+ years of relevant Project Management experience  or relative experience in lieu of a degree

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

  • PMP Certification is preferred but not required 

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

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

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

  • Periodic travel is required

Sr. Staff Augmentation Transmission Project Manager Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree 

  • PMP Certification

  • Hands-on experience managing electric power utility projects

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


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