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Job #: R-00093212
Location: Jackson, MS
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Senior Project Manager - Electric Utilities who will work alongside lead engineers and account managers supporting various clients Power Delivery Services, primarily in Jackson MS. The position will have client facing responsibilities, such as driving scope execution, schedule/resource management, financial management, contract management and risk mitigation.

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 throughout the United States.

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.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Independently manage capital transmission projects, ensuring all phases of approved project assignments are completed efficiently and within scope, schedule and budget.
  • Interface with utility management personnel groups including planning, asset management, engineering, construction, siting, public outreach, and regulatory relations, legal and administrative departments.
  • Managing various sized transmission and substation electric utility projects for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities located throughout Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana.
  • Ensures project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within stakeholder approve project parameters.
  • Client stakeholder engagement will involve progress reporting, capital expenditure forecasting, earned value financial management, schedule adherence and risk mitigation across a portfolio of substation, transmission and distribution projects.
  • Lead a team of assistant project managers, project schedulers, project controllers, siting and public outreach personnel, environmental and permitting personnel and multi-discipline engineering departments that are assigned to project work.
  • Consistently communicate and work with ease across multiple program and function support areas including client, project teams, functional leadership, subcontractors, and support personnel.
  • Assist client procurement and estimating departments with the preparation of bid documents, development of requests for proposal responses and cost estimates.
  • Creation and maintenance of comprehensive project dashboard reports and KPI tracking.
  • Oversee various and specific proposal development efforts that accurately defines the project scope, schedule and budgets.
  • Manages the development of required outage and construction execution plans.
  • Ensures a good working relationship between the project team, line managers, and interfacing organizations.
  • Write comprehensive and technical and project reports. 
  • Responsible for coordinating client billing and invoice resolution.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of four (8) + years of relevant Project Management experience
  • Must demonstrate recent and in-depth expertise in electric power infrastructure projects and transmission and distribution design
  • Work experience within the electric power industry and knowledge of business issues associated with power delivery services.
  • Must demonstrate recent and in-depth expertise in electric power infrastructure projects within transmission or distribution design.
  • Must have the capability for planning, organizing, directing and tracking technical efforts on assigned tasks. 
  • Should be capable of tracking cost and schedule status of assigned tasks
  • Ability to take direction from and discuss decisions with supervisor, and to coordinate with peers on project
  • Must be able to interact with customer representatives in an effective manner in briefings meetings
  • Must have demonstrated success with a team approach to the consulting business 
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills 
  • Periodic travel is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP Certification preferred

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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