Little Rock, Arkansas

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Job Description:

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for a Program Manager who will work alongside lead engineers and account managers for various clients supported by the Power Delivery Services division.

The Program Manager will be part of an established Project Management team 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.

We are currently seeking qualified applicants to provide Project Management Services related to transmission line, substation and distribution line construction projects within our client facilities in the Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Arkansas regions.

Note - this work is contingent upon contract award, expected in late summer/early fall 2021.

Responsibilities: • Stakeholder Coordination - Consistently communicate and work with ease across multiple programs and with external and internal stakeholders including client, project teams, functional leadership, subcontractors, and support personnel• Develop program policies, procedures and processes to manage a variety utility projects• Supervise and coach other team members--including delegate work as required• Managing various sized substation project for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities• Responsible for overall project performance as well as managing the scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance • Ensures project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits• Interfaces directly with the client and internal management to report progress, costs, schedule and risks across a portfolio of substation, transmission and distribution projects• Interfacing and communicating with clients, internal project teams, multiple engineering disciplines, functional leaders, subcontractors, and support personnel• Prepare and manage prevailing wage and labor compliance plans for construction projects.• Review cost estimates and engineering deliverables• Proposal development: including scope, schedule and budget development• Writing comprehensive and technical project reports

Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Business or Finance required with an additional 8+ years’ of relevant Project Management experience or a Masters with 6+ years of relevant Project Management experience • Must demonstrate recent and in-depth expertise in electric power infrastructure projects and transmission and distribution design• PMP Certification is preferred but not required • Must have demonstrated success with a team approach to the consulting business • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Familiarity with electric power industry and knowledge of business issues associated with power delivery services• Periodic travel is required

Desired Qualifications:• Master’s degree • PMP Certification• Hands-on experience managing electric power utility projects

Leidos Engineering is a trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to Leidos for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy 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, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power Firms.

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Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00060848-OTHLOC-PL-2D1570

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Little Rock, Arkansas

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
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What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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