Burns & McDonnell Project Engineer - Distribution Modernization in Arlington, Virginia
Our Transmission & Distribution global practice is looking for a Project Engineer in our Arlington, VA office to support electric distribution modernization projects.
The Project Engineer will manage, direct, coordinate and design all aspects of distribution modernization project work. The Project Engineer will report directly to the Department Manager and is responsible for the profit and loss of individual projects, the successful completion of projects within specified dates, and establishing and maintaining a professional and satisfactory relationship with the Owner, subcontractors, regulatory agencies and other project stakeholders. Major responsibilities for the Project Engineer will include:
Prepare proposals, assist in presentations, and participate in contract negotiations
Provide engineering support on projects from concept to completion 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
Drive project schedules and manage project scope
Maintain detailed, accurate project cost forecasts and accruals
Assist with internal project financials, staffing, legal coordination, risk management, change management, and human resource issues
Serve as primary point of contact with the client regarding efforts such as client coordination, strategic planning, master scope management, budgeting, subcontracting, project staffing, and schedule attainment
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 that deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction and that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines
Provide project engineering and QA/QC support on distribution modernization projects
Report regularly on progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring office support
Develop and mentor project team members on design and execution efforts
Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited curriculum. Minimum of six years of utility distribution project experience. Professional Engineering (PE) registration is desired. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus, but not mandatory. Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contacts on project-related matters. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem solving skills are required. Ability to travel and valid driver's license is 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.
Primary Location US-VA-Arlington
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a better place every day. When we take on some of the world’s toughest challenges, we’re putting the industry’s best thinking to work, striving to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. Our staff of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and business professionals is constantly growing.
We have offices and projects across the U.S. and around the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture, powered by 100% employee ownership, plays a major role in getting us there. Each employee brings a high level of commitment to every project. Clients have shown their appreciation of this dedication, rewarding us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. That’s pretty cool for a firm that started as a small engineering consulting shop back in 1898.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with hundreds of service specialties, your career and development options are endless.
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Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Req ID: 192480