Distribution Modernization Project Manager - Transmission & Distribution

Burns & McDonnell - Kansas City, MO (30+ days ago)3.7


Our Transmission & Distribution global practice is looking for a Project Manager in our Kansas City office to support distribution modernization projects.

The Project Manager will manage, direct and coordinate all aspects of distribution project work. The Project Manager will report directly to the Department Manager 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 Owner, subcontractors, regulatory agencies and other project stakeholders. Major responsibilities for the Project Manager will include:

Prepare proposals, assist in presentations, and participate in contract negotiations
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
Drive project schedules and manage project scope
Maintain detailed, accurate project cost forecasts and accruals
Assist with internal project financials, staffing, legal coordination, risk management, change management, and human resource issues
Serve as primary point of contact with the client regarding efforts such as client coordination, strategic planning, master scope management, budgeting, subcontracting, project staffing, and schedule attainment
Develop and implement project policies and procedures, establish project controls systems and implement the project execution plan
Work closely with the project team to confirm that 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
Develop and mentor project team members on design and execution efforts

Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related field from an accredited curriculum. Minimum of ten years of utility distribution project experience with at least five years related project management experience. Professional Engineering (PE) registration required. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus, but not mandatory. Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contacts on project-related matters. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical and problem solving skills are required. Ability to travel and valid driver's license is 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.


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 181153

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