Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for an Associate Project Manager who will work alongside engineers and management for various clients supported by the Power Delivery Services (PDS) division. The position will have internal and client facing responsibilities, such as driving scope execution, schedule/resource management, financial management, construction management and risk mitigation.
The Associate Project Manager will be part of an established Project Management Office (PMO) within the PDS Division 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, distribution and substation, and projects nationwide.
This position will be a 6–12-month contract position.
We are specifically looking for Electric Utilities Project Controls candidates in the following locations:
Managing various sized distribution or transmission/substation projects for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities
Responsible for overall project performance as well as managing the scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance
Provide analysis of schedule data to identify key project issues
Verify progress and reviews performance trends
Ensuring project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits
Working with Engineering Leads and Managers to track and execute client deliverables
Creation and maintenance of client and office schedules
Development of controls reports to produce weekly/monthly reports for client and internal management review (i.e. Financial Reports, Action Item Lists, Resource loading analysis and schedules, Meeting Minutes, etc.)
Coordinates with engineers, land agents, project managers and other analysts to update and execute project schedule
Investigate causes of variances between planned and earned/actual progress and document discoveries
Interfacing directly with the client and internal management to report progress, costs, schedule and risks across a portfolio of distribution projects
Assist 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
Monthly client invoicing
Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Business or Finance required with l two plus (2+) years of relevant Project Management experience; may consider more related experience in lieu of degree.
Experience with Distribution projects
Must have the capability for planning, organizing, directing, and tracking technical efforts on 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
Construction experience with distribution projects
Four plus (4+) years of relevant Project Management experience
Experience with MS Project, JIRA or WorkFront PM Platforms is highly preferred
Pay Range:Pay Range $55,250.00 - $99,875.00
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.
Original Posting Date:12/11/2023
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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