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Associate Project Manager Electric Utilities




Atlanta, Georgia, United States


Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for an Associate Project Manager who will work alongside engineers and management within Leidos' Power Delivery Services (PDS) division. This position will be part of an established Project Management Office (PMO) that provides consulting services to both 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.

At Leidos, we pride ourselves on being a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Our Power Delivery Services Team is the go-to for utilities and mobile operators who need reliable power and telecommunication expertise. We've worked with over 50 investor-owned utilities, over 160 municipals/cooperatives, and we're continuing to expand our reach. Plus, we've got an amazing group of industry-leading construction partners who help us deliver meaningful Energy Delivery Solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader has been confirmed time and time again. Engineering News-Record (ENR) has ranked Leidos among the Top 10 T&D Firms and Top 10 Power Firms.

The Associate Project Manager will have internal and client facing responsibilities, such as driving scope execution, schedule/resource management, financial management, contract management and risk mitigation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Managing various sized distribution or transmission/substation projects for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities
  • Responsible for overall project performance as well as managing the scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance
  • Ensuring project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits
  • Working with Engineering Leads and Managers to track and execute client deliverables
  • Creation and maintenance of client and office schedules
  • Development of controls reports to produce weekly/monthly reports for client and internal management review (i.e. Financial Reports, Action Item Lists, Resource loading analysis and schedules, Meeting Minutes, etc.)
  • Interfacing directly with the client and internal management to report progress, costs, schedule and risks across a portfolio of distribution projects
  • Assist with the preparation of bid documents, development of requests for proposal responses and cost estimates
  • Creation and maintenance of comprehensive project dashboard reports and KPI tracking
  • Monthly client invoicing

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in one the following disciplines is required: Engineering, Business or Finance
  • 1+ year of experience working with electric infrastructure projects related to electric utilities; prior exposure to electric utility projects is required
  • Familiarity with electric power industry and knowledge of business issues associated with power delivery services
  • Some previous experience performing project controls related tasks such as scheduling, resource management, budgets, contract administration and cost management
  • Previous Experience with scheduling tools such as MS Project, Primavera P6, JIRA or WorkFront; Strong Microsoft office skills are required
  • Capability for planning, organizing, directing, and tracking technical efforts on assigned tasks is needed
  • Successful Candidates will have the ability to take direction from and discuss decisions with supervisor, and to coordinate with peers on project
  • Must be able to interact with customer representatives in an effective manner in briefings meetings; Strong Written and verbal communication skills will be required
  • Periodic travel is required; Candidates should posses a valid US driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in the design, operations or construction of transmission or substation projects
  • Engineering experience at a consulting firm supporting electric utility customers
  • PMP certification
  • Proficiency in Excel and/or other analytical tools
  • Experience working with TEAMS, STOMP and Maximo

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business.


Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.