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Project Manager

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Contract position: IMMEDIATE NEED!!!!...........Client is looking for 2 Project Managers to help manage a portfolio of T&D & Substation projects in New Orleans. You need a minimum of 7 years of overall engineering & construction/project management experience and at least 2 years of experience as a Project Manager. The ideal candidate has experience as a Substation Engineer designing the physical layout side of the substation and has a few years of experience as a Project Manager either over design projects or full EPC projects. Per diem provided for candidates not local. *** pay commensurate with experience level ***

Responsibilities for the Project Manager

  • Your main responsibility will be to manage the development phase of a portfolio of 10-15 substation & transmission line projects
  • Develop project(s) through business case justification stage and project scope selection stage
  • Review initial technical scope of Transmission and Distribution project(s)
  • Consult and assist client with concepts of Transmission and Distribution project design
  • Assemble technical information such as one-lines, ratings workbooks, line route information, etc. in preparation for project team meeting(s)
  • Identify Front End Loading (FEL) activities required for the project, such as soil borings, surveying, environmental analysis, ground grid analysis and other activities that may be needed
  • Plan, initiate, organize and lead team meeting(s) with multiple disciplines to review, clarify and refine the project scope, gain consensus on the feasibility of the scope, verify FEL activities, and document considerations for cost and scheduling estimates, execution challenges, and resource requirements
  • Develop Project Execution Plan (PEP) which includes items such as the updated scope, project justification, identify governance roles and responsibilities, list major materials, develop preliminary outage plan, identify Right-of-Way (ROW) needs, environmental project assessment, qualitative risk assessment and a list of required FEL activities
  • Develop Estimate to Scope (ETS), which includes cost of FEL activities in preparation for scoping work order creation
  • Develop a Qualitative Risk Analysis (QRA) and an appropriate contingency level for class 5 and class 4 estimates
  • Develop full Level 2 project schedule including target In Service Date (ISD), resource planning and leveling, and project planning milestones through project close-out
  • Develop initial Project Cost Sheet (PCS), which includes project cash flow
  • Establish project teams, coordinate activities of multiple disciplines, ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff

Requirements for the Project Manager

  • 7+ years of engineering or construction experience related to substation and/or transmission line engineering or EPC projects
  • 2-5+ years of experience as a Project Manager or Construction Manager over Substation or Transmission Line design projects or full EPC projects
  • Experience as a Substation Engineer focused on the physical layout of the substation is ideal
  • Experience as a Project Manager involved in the initial project development phases on high voltage substation projects is ideal
  • Bachelor's degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical engineering or related field from accredited program
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills are needed


  • PTO program
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance available


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