Associate Project Manager / Electric Utilities – Manchester, NH
Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for an Associate Project Manager who will work alongside lead engineers for various clients supported by the Leidos Power Delivery Services (PDS) division in Southeast United States. The position will initially have limited but increasing client facing responsibilities, such as assisting with schedules, budgets, resource loading and contract management.
The Associate Project Manager will be part of an established PDS Team 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.
The Associate Project Manager will assist in managing transmission projects in Connecticut/Massachusetts to ensure all phases of approved projects are completed efficiently and within scope, on schedule, and within budget. The Associate Project Manager will work closely with personnel in Transmission Asset Management, Transmission Planning, Design, Land Planning, Construction and Test, Finance, Regulatory Relations, Legal, and Purchasing. Duties will include supporting the Project Manager in all aspects of projects including managing the development and process for evaluation of bid documents for engineering, design and construction, as well as for the procurement of material and support systems; and ensuring that all aspects of the projects are documented and completed in accordance with company policies and all regulations and laws.
Associate Project Manager Responsibilities:
Projects are multi-discipline in nature, multi stakeholder involvement, and low to medium financial risk exposure profile requiring management reporting communications.
Assist in managing traditional transmission projects in New Hampshire
Work with the Project Manager to take the necessary action to see that the projects are completed efficiently, on time and within the established budget.
Assists the team’s development of a comprehensive project plan, schedule, communications plan and establishes the change control methodology.
Works with the Project Manager in the development of a detailed project budget and cash flow.
Works with the Project Manager to report monthly on the project scope, budget and schedule.
Assists the Project Manager with execution of the project plan and project change control management process.
Assists the Project Manager in the development and evaluation of bid documents for engineering, design, construction and test procurement of material and support systems.
Assists the Project Manager with project close out in a timely manner to support corporate business goals
Provides clear concise and comprehensive reports for management
Travel to Project worksites is required once per week.
Associate Project Manager Qualifications:
Requires a BA or BS degree (Engineering, Business or Finance required) and less than 2 years of prior relevant experience
Related experience and familiarity with Project Management methodologies is highly desired
The ability and desire to obtain a PMP Certification within three years
Must have the capability for planning, organizing, directing, and tracking technical efforts on assigned tasks
Experience with MS Project, Primavera P6 and or JIRA
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 presentation skills
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.
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.
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 43,000 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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