Portland, Oregon


Job Description:

Leidos Engineering has an opportunity for an Associate Distribution/Substation Project Manager who will work alongside engineers and management for various clients supported by the Power Delivery Services (PDS) division. The position will have internal and client facing responsibilities, such as driving scope execution, schedule/resource management, financial management, contract management and risk mitigation.

The Project Manager will be part of an established Project Management Office (PMO) within the PDS Division 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.

Associate Project Manager Responsibilities:

+ Managing various sized distribution projects for public-owned and investor-owned electric utilities

+ Responsible for overall project performance as well as managing the scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance

+ Ensuring project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits

+ Working with Engineering Leads and Managers to track and execute client deliverables

+ Creation and maintenance of client and office schedules

+ Development of controls reports to produce weekly/monthly reports for client and internal management review (i.e. Financial Reports, Action Item Lists, Resource loading analysis and schedules, Meeting Minutes, etc.)

+ Interfacing directly with the client and internal management to report progress, costs, schedule and risks across a portfolio of distribution projects

+ Assist with the preparation of bid documents, development of requests for proposal responses and cost estimates

+ Creation and maintenance of comprehensive project dashboard reports and KPI tracking

+ Monthly client invoicing

Associate Project Manager Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree in the following disciplines: Engineering, Business or Finance required with 0-2+ years’ of relevant Project Management experience or a Masters with relevant Project Management experience

+ Familiarity with electric power industry and knowledge of business issues associated with power delivery services

+ Must have the capability for planning, organizing, directing and tracking technical efforts on assigned tasks

+ Experience with MS Project, Primavera P6, JIRA or WorkFront PM Platforms

+ Should be capable of tracking cost and schedule status of assigned tasks

+ Ability to take direction from and discuss decisions with supervisor, and to coordinate with peers on project

+ Must be able to interact with customer representatives in an effective manner in briefings meetings

+ Must have demonstrated success with a team approach to the consulting business

+ Strong writing and verbal communication skills

+ Periodic travel is required

Associate Project Manager Preferred:

+ Accounting or Operations Management Background

+ Should be good with excel, analytics, and mathematics

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.


Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00070216

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.

Portland, Oregon

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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