Distribution Project Manager - Orlando, FL
Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Technical Distribution Manager who will work alongside engineering and the project management team for various clients supported by the Power Delivery Services (PDS) division in Central Florida.
The Technical 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 and distribution projects nationwide.
The successful candidate must have experience in developing the work packages electrical distribution work, using customer systems such as GE Smallworld, Bentley Expert Designer and Maximo. The candidate will be comfortable in both a field and office setting and have strong project management skillset including organization, scheduling, communication management, and fiscal planning.
Distribution Project Manager Responsibilities
Assist the PMO team, engineering, and external clients with managing various sized distribution projects for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities located throughout the Southeast United States
Create project schedules, develop project management plans, and manage resource teams
Ensure project deliverables are acceptable by reviewing the submissions from engineering and performing an internal QAQC
Monitor workflows to ensure work packages are on schedule and within budget.
Develop status update and financial reports to produce weekly/monthly reports for client and internal management review including progress, costs, schedule, and risks across a portfolio of distribution projects
Create and maintain comprehensive project dashboard reports and KPI tracking
To Be Considered
Mid Level: Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of two (2) + years of relevant technical project manager experience
Senior Level: Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Construction Management, Business or Finance required with a minimum of four (4) + years of relevant technical project manager experience
Distribution Project Manager Qualifications:
Familiarity with electric power industry and knowledge of business issues associated with power delivery services
Distribution engineering experience including experience with Voltage Conversion projects, Road Widening Projects, Major Underground Projects, Street Lighting, Conductor replacements, or Overhead to underground conversions
Project management experience
Must have the capability for planning, organizing, directing, and tracking technical efforts on assigned tasks
Experience with MAXIMO, MS Project, JIRA or similar project management platforms
Experience providing estimated costs, development of a BOM, calculating the CIAC
Experience with design standards
Collaborative and inclusive of individuals of diverse backgrounds and geographic locations
Client and subcontractors coordination experience including running field meetings
Must be able to work within a team environment
Strong communication skills, written and interpersonal communications skills and supporting of customer advocacy
Ability to work with limited supervision
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