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Job #: R-00067932-OTHLOC-PL-2D1457
Location: Lake Mary, FL
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Project Manager/Estimator

Leidos Engineering offers its knowledge and expertise over a wide area of cutting-edge energy technologies and independent oversight, combined with proven business acumen. Building our work for publicly- and privately-owned utilities, financial institutions and local governments, we are able to provide our clients with business insight into all sectors of the infrastructure industry.

The Project Manager/Estimator will work as a member of the Project Management Office (PMO) organization and will be responsible for developing estimates for power delivery projects within the electric utility industry. Responsible for ensuring that detailed scope for major projects is identified and documented to support accurate and timely cost estimates. In addition, this position supports the evaluation of cost estimates vs. actual project costs, identifying process improvements to drive improved accuracy for cost estimates.

They will be responsible for estimating costs associated with schedule changes and its impacts and working directly with the project team.  Additional contact working with the subcontractors and/or client representatives may be required. 

Project Manager/Estimator Responsibilities:

  • Development of estimates for power delivery projects, including Transmission Line and Substation construction projects, typical sub-contracted vendor activities (Engineering, Environmental and project Siting), and Commissioning.

  • Support standardization of cost estimating templates across the Power Delivery Services division to ensure consistency and efficiency for developing cost estimates.

  • Develop strong collaboration with discipline engineering and support services to ensure accurate and complete cost estimates. Ability to integrate work from various groups into a composite plan from conceptual to final construction grade estimates.

  • Identification and quantification of project risks and associated risk/contingency cost impacts and clarifications. Perform risk analysis

  • Ability to present estimates to management in the review process.

  • Utilize industry best practices for incorporating direct costs, indirect costs, support cost and overheads into project estimates.

  • Support cost estimating tools and databases to ensure estimates are well documented and updated based on project actuals.

  • Support process improvement program for tools and metrics to measure cost estimate accuracy, man-hour estimates to actuals, speed accuracy and cost to develop estimates, and ensure evolve estimate precision based on historical project estimates vs. actuals.

  • Support QA/QC measures to ensure coordination and process improvement with other stakeholders.

Project Manager/Estimator Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Business or Finance required with 4-8 years’ of relevant Project Management experience or a Masters with 2-6 years of relevant PM experience or relevant experience in lieu of degree

  • Comprehensive Electric Industry Estimating Knowledge and Experience

  • Certified Professional Estimator (CPE) or other qualification will be a plus

  • Strong cost estimating and analytical skills

  • Comprehensive experience using Primavera P3 and/or P6 (preferred) for construction scheduling

  • Ability to interpret and analyze financial documents

  • Expert knowledge of MS Microsoft Excel, Word

  • Experience with an estimating system desirable

  • Familiarity with formal procurement and submittal processes such as RFQ, RFI, RFP

  • Familiarity with document management software such as Project Wise

  • Familiarity with large construction projects - electrical transmission and distribution experience is a plus

  • Familiarity with Project Accounting is a plus

  • Familiar with processes and procedures present in a construction Project Management Office is a plus

  • Familiarity with SAP a plus

  • PMP preferred

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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Pay Range:

Pay Range $71,500.00 - $110,000.00 - $148,500.00

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. 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® 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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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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