Project Manager - Electric Utilities

Leidos Holdings Inc. - 30+ days ago


Job Description:

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Project Manager-Electric Utilities who will work alongside lead engineers and account managers supporting various clients within our Power Delivery Services division.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants to provide Project Management Services related to transmission line, substation and distribution line construction projects within our client facilities in the Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas regions.

Note - this work is contingent upon contract award, expected in late summer/early fall 2021.

The Project Manager will be part of an established Project Management Office that provides consulting services to 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, substation and transmission line projects nationwide.


Managing various sized distribution and transmission electric utility projects for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities located throughout the South.

Responsible for overall project performance as well as managing the scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance

Ensures project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits

Driving work products by coordinating and working with Engineering Leads and Managers to track and execute client deliverables

Development of financial controls reports to produce weekly/monthly reports for client and internal review (i.e. Financial Reports, Action Item Lists, Resource loading analysis and schedules, Meeting Minutes, etc.)

Ensuring project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits

Interfacing directly with the client and internal management to report progress, costs, schedule and risks across a portfolio of distribution projects

Interfacing and communicating with clients, internal project teams, multiple engineering disciplines, functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel

Assist with the preparation of bid documents, development of requests for proposal responses and cost estimates

Proposal development: including scope, schedule and budget development

Writing comprehensive and technical project reports

Monthly client invoicing and accounts receivable

Creation and maintenance of client and office resource loaded schedules


Bachelor's degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Business or Finance required with 4-8 years' of relevant Project Management experience or a Masters with 2-6 years of relevant PM experience

Must demonstrate recent and in-depth expertise in electric power infrastructure projects and transmission and distribution design

PMP Certification is desired

Must have demonstrated success with a team approach to the consulting business

Strong writing and verbal communication skills

Familiarity with electric power industry and knowledge of business issues associated with power delivery services

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


Pay Range:

COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500 information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company's 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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