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Job #: R-00061883
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Construction
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Distribution Line Construction Coordinator who will work alongside management, construction crews and lead engineers for various clients within the electric power delivery industry that has EPC/Design Build project construction management experience.

The Distribution Line Construction Coordinator 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 and distribution, substation and transmission line projects nationwide.

Construction Coordinator Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the overall construction activities on assigned projects, including but not limited to material management, construction (EPC) and logistics efforts for a large scaled program consisting of multiple EPC/Design Build and Logistics contractors for an investor-owned electric utility in north-eastern United States.

  • Responsible for the development of and/or review of construction plans, outage coordination, commissioning planning and safety planning.

  • Interfaces directly with the client to report progress, costs, schedule and risks across a portfolio of transmission and distribution project.

  • Interfaces with multiple Project Managers, schedulers, project controllers and engineers that oversee direct assigned work to general and logistics contractors.

  • Conducts on site construction management briefings and prepare reports reflecting project status, schedule and project uncertainties.

  • Consistently communicate and work with ease across multiple program and function support areas including: client, EPC project teams, functional leadership, subcontractors, and support personnel.

  • Ensures compliance with utility client standards and processes.

  • Responsible for contractor evaluations, project reconciliations and close out activities following completion of projects.

  • Oversee various and specific proposal development efforts that accurately defines the project scope, schedule and budgets.

  • May be required to work extended work hours during certain phases of construction efforts and as project requirements may dictate.

  • Provide storm outage support (emergency response planning).

  • Write comprehensive and technical and project reports 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering required with an additional 4 to 8 years’ of relevant Construction Management experience.

  • Extensive experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. 

  • Must demonstrate recent and in-depth expertise in electric power infrastructure projects with expert knowledge in managing large scaled Transmission and Distribution Programs.

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

  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills.

  • 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.

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External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

5000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Construction

Pay Range:

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information 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 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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