Burns & McDonnell Transmission & Distribution Project Manager in Akron, Ohio

Description

Our Transmission & Distribution global practice has an immediate need for a Project Manager to support a program consisting of a combination of small to moderate size transmission, substation, and communication projects. The Project Manager will manage, direct and coordinate all aspects of the work related to the engineering, permitting, construction, and capitalization of multiple concurrent high-voltage overhead transmission line, substation, and communication equipment improvement projects. The Project Manager will report directly to the Program Manager and is responsible for cost management of the individual projects, the successful completion of the projects within the specified dates, and establishing and maintaining a professional and satisfactory relationship with the Owner, the program management team, subcontractors, regulatory agencies and any other project stakeholder.

Major responsibilities for the Project Manager will include:

  • Serve as project point of contact with Owner regarding efforts such as client coordination, strategic planning, scope management, and budgeting

  • Provide overall management of projects from concept thru the development phase including siting, environmental, permitting, planning, estimating, engineering, right-of-way acquisition, project controls, bid phase services, procurement, constructability reviews, material management, construction management, and closeout

  • Maintain clear lines of communication and relationships between project site, project office and clients.

  • Drive project schedules and manage scope

  • Maintain detailed, accurate project cost forecasts and accruals

  • Develop and implement project policies and procedures, establish project controls systems and implement the project execution plan

  • Work closely with the Project Team to confirm deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction

  • Manage project activities such as environmental permitting, project planning, cost estimating, engineering, project controls, contractibility reviews, material management, and project closeout

  • Report regularly to the Operations Manager on construction progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring home office support

Qualifications

Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related field from an accredited curriculum. Minimum of ten years of high voltage transmission line or substation project experience with at least 5 years related project management experience. Must have detailed knowledge in either substations, networks, or transmission lines. Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contacts on project-related matters. Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus but not mandatory. Ability to travel. Valid driver's license required. In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.

  • EEEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Project Management

Primary Location US-OH-Akron

Other Locations US-PA-Reading

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 180589

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