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Transmission & Distribution Construction Manager


Construction Manager


Boston, Massachusetts, United States


At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Transmission & Distribution Construction Manager who will work alongside management, construction crews and lead engineers for various clients within the electric power delivery industry that has EPC/Design Build project construction management experience in the northeast/New England region of the country.

The Construction Manager will be part of an established Project Management Office within the PDS Division 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.

Construction Manager Travel Requirements:

  • Expect up to 100% travel to local and regional work sites


  • Manage the overall construction activities on assigned projects, including but not limited to material management, construction (EPC) and logistics efforts for a large scaled program consisting of multiple EPC/Design Build and Logistics contractors for an investor-owned electric utility in north-eastern United States.
  • Responsible for the development of and/or review of construction plans, outage coordination, commissioning planning and safety planning.
  • Interfaces directly with the client to report progress, costs, schedule and risks across a portfolio of transmission and distribution project.
  • Interfaces with multiple Project Managers, schedulers, project controllers and engineers that oversee direct assigned work to general and logistics contractors.
  • Conducts on site construction management briefings and prepare reports reflecting project status, schedule and project uncertainties.
  • Consistently communicate and work with ease across multiple program and function support areas including: client, EPC project teams, functional leadership, subcontractors, and support personnel.
  • Ensures compliance with utility client standards and processes.
  • Responsible for contractor evaluations, project reconciliations and close out activities following completion of projects.
  • Oversee various and specific proposal development efforts that accurately defines the project scope, schedule and budgets.
  • May be required to work extended work hours during certain phases of construction efforts and as project requirements may dictate.
  • Provide storm outage support (emergency response planning).
  • Write comprehensive and technical and project reports

Background Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or Business; Relevant experience can be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Demonstrated experience in construction operations for electrical projects
  • Experience with high-voltage overhead and underground transmission & distribution lines
  • Must demonstrate expertise in recent electric power infrastructure projects with expert knowledge in managing large scaled Transmission and Distribution Programs.
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Local & Regional travel are required, so candidates must possess a Valid US Driver's License

To be considered for the following levels:

  • Standard Level: A minimum of four (4) + years of relevant experience in construction operations for electric utility projects
  • Senior Level: A minimum of eight (8) + years of relevant experience in construction operations for electric utility projects
  • SME Level: A minimum of eight (12) + years of relevant experience in construction operations for electric utility projects

Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Utilities and mobile operators rely on our Power Delivery Services Team for reliable power and telecommunication expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities, more than 160 municipals/cooperatives, as well as a growing number of mobile operators, local utility providers and private developers. In addition to providing engineering and project management services, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful Power 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, and Top 10 Power Firms.



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 $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

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.