EPC Project Manager - Transmission and Distribution

Burns & McDonnell - Kansas City, MO3.7

30+ days agoFull-timeEstimated: $90,000 - $110,000 a year

Burns & McDonnell has an opportunity in our Transmission and Distribution (T&D) Group for an EPC Project Manager, located in Kansas City, Missouri. We are looking for the right candidate to join our rapidly growing team for an exciting and rewarding career with one of best places to work and the \#1 T&D firm in the US.

The Project Manager will direct and coordinate bidding, negotiation, and project execution activities of several disciplines on engineer, procure, construct (EPC) projects of moderate to large scope or a combination of smaller EPC projects. Duties include direct coordination with Transmission and Distribution clients, contractors, material suppliers, and other external stakeholders.

Additional responsibilities include supervision and coordination of multidiscipline engineering, permitting, procurement, and construction management teams. Responsible for overall project management, project planning, scheduling, resource management, budgeting and establishing and meeting critical project objectives. Demonstrate creativity, foresight and mature judgment in anticipating and solving problems. Identify opportunities and manage team efforts for submittals, proposals, presentations, contract negotiation, and related activities.

Other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, or related field from an accredited curriculum is preferred.
Experience managing transmission line and substation projects. Strong preference towards transmission line experience.
Minimum 10 years related industry experience, including 3 or more years managing engineer, procure, and construct projects.
Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of project-related matters.
Professional Engineering (PE) registration preferred.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

This position requires:
Proven ability to develop business and establish relationships with clients.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
The ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead, and manage change.
Demonstrated success in project management.
The ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contracts on project-related matters.
Proficiency in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Job Project Management

Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

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: 181557

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