Project Manager - Transmission (Multiple Locations)

at Burns & McDonnell in Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description


Wishing you could have an ownership stake in the company you are working for? Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is an award\-winning engineering, architectural, construction environmental and consulting services firm\. We are a 100% employee\-owned company, with regional and project offices nationwide\. Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, constructs, and manages projects all over the world with one mission in mind \-\- to make our clients successful\.

Our Transmission & Distribution global practice is looking for a Project Manager in our Northeast Region to manage transmission line design projects, ranging from 69\-kV to 500\-kV\. An entrepreneurial spirit and strong leadership abilities are a must\.

The Project Manager will manage, direct, and coordinate all aspects of work related to concurrent projects at overhead transmission line facilities\. The Project Manager will report directly to the T&D operations Director 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 client, subcontractors, regulatory agencies, and other project stakeholders\. Additionally, the Project Manager will assist Account Managers with direct marketing efforts for new and existing clients\.

Major responsibilities for the Project Manager will include:

+ Prepare proposals, assist in presentations, and participate in contract negotiations\.

+ Serve as project point of contact with client regarding efforts such as coordination, strategic planning, scope management, and budgeting\.

+ Provide overall management of 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\.

+ Develop and monitor project schedules, manage scope, and control project costs\.

+ Manage internal project financials \(detailed, accurate project cost forecast and accruals\), staffing, legal coordination, risk management, and change management\.

+ Serve as primary point of contact with client regarding efforts such as client coordination, strategic planning, master scope management, budget finances, subcontracting, project staffing, environmental compliance, facility support and schedule attainment\.

+ Manage all aspects of project communication\.

+ Develop and implement project policies and procedures, establish project controls systems and implement the project execution plan\.

+ Work closely with the Project Team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction and that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines\.

+ Report regularly on progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring office support\.


+ Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management or related field from an accredited curriculum\.

+ Minimum of seven years of utility transmission line project experience with at least 3 years related project management experience\.

+ Professional Engineering \(PE\) registration preferred\.

+ Project Management Professional \(PMP\) certification preferred\.

+ Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contracts on project\-related matters\.

+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills\.

+ Strong analytical and problem\-solving skills\.

+ 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\.

Compensation Range


The expected compensation range for this position is displayed in accordance with the Connecticut Public Act 21\-30, An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for Vacant Positions\. The final agreed upon compensation is based on a number of factors, including but not limited to: individual education, qualifications, prior work experience and work location\. The total annual compensation package will consist of a base salary and eligibility to participate in our discretionary year\-end incentive bonus program\.


Our extensive benefits package takes care of you so that you can focus on doing great work\. From insurance and disability to time off and wellness programs, we provide the tools to meet your needs\. As part of being 100% employee\-owned, eligible employees participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan \(ESOP\) in addition to our 401\(k\) retirement program\. For more information, please visit the Benefits & Wellness page\.


Job Project Management

Primary Location US\-CT\-Wallingford

Other Locations US\-RI\-Providence, US\-ME\-Portland, US\-PA\-Conshohocken

Schedule: Full\-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Req ID: 230641 Job Hire Type Experienced

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Job Posting: JC234384592

Posted On: Feb 15, 2023

Updated On: Jun 04, 2023

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