Transmission & Distribution Project Manager


Williamsport, Maryland

a month ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Transmission & Distribution Project Manager
Duration: 12 Months Assignment (Temp to Hire)
Location: Williamsport (Hagerstown), MD 21795; and Reading, PA 19605
Pay rate starts from: $61/hr on w2

Our Transmission & Distribution global practice has an immediate need for a Project Manager to support a program consisting of large-scale high-voltage transmission and substation projects in Maryland, northern Virginia, and southern Pennsylvania. The Project Manager will manage, direct, and coordinate all aspects of the work related to engineering, permitting, and construction, of multiple concurrent projects. The Project Manager will report directly to the Lead Project Manager and is responsible for cost management of the individual projects, the successful completion of the projects within the specified dates and establishing and maintaining a professional and satisfactory relationship with the Owner, subcontractors, regulatory agencies, and any other project stakeholders.
 Major responsibilities for the Project Manager will include:
  • Provide overall management of projects from development, construction, and closeout 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.
  • Maintain clear lines of communication and relationships between project site, project office and clients.
  • Drive project schedules and manage scope.
  • Maintain detailed, accurate project cost forecasts and accruals.
  • 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 deliverables and services are being provided to clients satisfaction.
  • Report regularly to the Lead Project Manager on construction progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring home office support
  • Project Manager will manage a project scope comparable to the below descriptions, and must have career experience commensurate for assignment to these projects:
  • Rebuild an existing 230 kV common tower Line as double-circuit construction with one 500 kV and one 230 kV circuit (15 miles).
  • Rebuild an existing 138kV line as a double circuit 230kV: New circuit will be operated at 230kV,  existing circuit to remain at 138kV (30 miles).
  • Rebuild an existing 138kV line as a new 500kV line with 138kV underbuild (37 miles)
  • Convert an existing 138kV substation to new 230kV ring bus configuration.
  • 500kV substation: Re-route and re-terminate four 500kV lines and replace five 500kV circuit breakers
  • Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related field from an accredited curriculum.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of high-voltage transmission line or substation project management experience required, no exceptions. Project management experience must include the construction phase of project execution.
  • Must have detailed knowledge in substations and/or transmission lines, and be able to clearly articulate their understanding. Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contacts on project-related matters. Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus but not mandatory.
  • Ability to travel (projects are within 1-3 hr radius from reporting location). Valid driver's license 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.
  • EO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veteran.
About us

Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams.

We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation.

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Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances. Additional benefits SPECTRAFORCE offers to the eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE offers unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

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