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  • Project Manager Electric Utilities Chicago
  • Leidos in Chicago, IL, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Description

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do... business. If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Project Manager who will work alongside lead engineers and account managers supporting various electric utility clients. We are currently seeking qualified applicants in or near Detroit MI, Boston MA and Chicago IL to provide Project Management Services related to electric utility engineering projects. Ideal candidates will be located near one of these listed areas, in order to be able to provide local support to our project teams.

The Project Manager will be part of an established Project Management Office within our Power Delivery Solutions division that provides consulting services to public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities for comprehensive engineering design of electrical transmission, substation, and distribution projects nationwide.

Primary Responsibilities
• Independently lead project teams to complete engineering design of various sized electric infrastructure projects for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities located throughout the Southeastern United States
• Accept responsibility for overall project performance and reporting
• Manage project costs, schedule and scope, including the development of recovery plans to stay within approved limits
• Ensure contract compliance
• Drive work products by coordinating and working with Engineering Leads and Managers to track and execute client deliverables
• Ensure and document adherence to the quality control process
• Interface directly with the client and internal management to solve issues and report progress, costs, schedule adherence and risks across a program of projects
• Communicate with clients, internal project teams, multiple engineering disciplines, functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel
• Assist with the preparation of bid documents, development of cost estimates and responses to Requests For Proposal
• Complete monthly client invoicing, accruals, and accounts receivable within prescribed time frames
• Identify business development opportunities
• This role is intended to be hyrbid in nature, so ideal candidates will be able to work out of our office a portion of the time

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business, Finance or a closely related discipline is required
• A minimum of four (4) + years of relevant Project Management experience
• Familiarity with the electric power industry and knowledge of business issues associated with power delivery services
• Must have the capability to plan, organize, direct, and track technical efforts on project tasks
• Must have the capability to understand, plan, monitor and report project financial performance
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task effectively
• Experience with project management software (e.g., Workfront, MS Project, P6)
• Experience with MS Office Software (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), advanced use of Excel preferred
• Periodic travel may be required; Candidates should possess a valid US driver's license

Preferred Qualifications
• PMP Certification is preferred but not required; Ideal Candidates will have a desire to obtain PMP Certification within two years
• Direct experience with electric power infrastructure projects
• Demonstrated success with a team approach to the consulting business

We pride ourselves on being a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Leidos' Power Delivery Services Team is the go-to for utilities and mobile operators who need reliable power and telecommunication expertise. We've worked with over 50 investor-owned utilities, over 160 municipals/cooperatives, and we're continuing to expand our reach. Plus, we've got an amazing group of industry-leading construction partners who help us deliver meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader has been confirmed time and time again. Engineering News-Record (ENR) has ranked Leidos among the Top 10 T&D Firms and Top 10 Power Firms.

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. Apply today!

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Original Posting Date

2024-03-13

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.

Pay Range

Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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
Chicago IL USA

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