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Burns & McDonnell Competitive Transmission Project Development Manager in Minneapolis/St Paul, Minnesota


  • Manage and engage in business development with competitive transmission clients

  • Coordinate attendance for and track activity and opportunity of ISOs, RTOs, and other initiators of competitive projects

  • Represent Burns & McDonnell and present at industry conferences

  • Direct Burns & McDonnell and client/partner competitive transmission pursuits

  • Sponsor execution of competitive transmission projects

  • Manage resolution of potential multi-engagement conflicts

  • Provide subject matter expertise on competitive transmission regulatory and industry matters

  • Provide guidance to pursuit teams regarding non-traditional project financing and payment security

  • Manage relationships with non-traditional clients and other organizations related to competitive transmission

  • Develop partnering strategy, assess risk, and assist in negotiating favorable terms and profitability with developers

  • Coordinate with business line directors, department managers and client leads on competitive transmission engagements

  • Coordinate and collaborate with regional offices on competitive transmission pursuits

  • Assist in identifying qualified internal teams and leadership for pursuits and project execution

  • Assist in direction of project planning, budgeting and establishing critical project objectives.

  • Other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's degree in engineering or business from an accredited institution. Master’s in Business Administration preferred. Minimum 10 years related experience, including 5 or more years in electrical power delivery project development.

Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-CA-Brea

Other Locations US-MO-Saint Louis, US-MO-Kansas City, US-TX-Fort Worth, US-TX-Houston, US-CT-Wallingford, US-CO-Denver, US-GA-Atlanta, US-MN-Minneapolis/St Paul, US-TX-Dallas, US-IL-Chicago

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: 191589



Equal Employment Policy: It is the policy of Burns & McDonnell to offer equal opportunity in all areas of employment to all qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or other classes protected by applicable law. View our EEO policy statements.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

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