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Burns & McDonnell Assistant Project Manager - Distribution (Albuquerque) in Albuquerque, New Mexico


Our Burns & McDonnell team is seeking to hire an Assistant Project Manager with a focus in project/engineering management within our Transmission and Distribution Global Practice. This individual must demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving problems.

Duties may include:

  • Supervision and coordination of multidiscipline engineering and permitting teams.

  • Project management, project planning, scheduling, resource management, budgeting, as well as establishing and meeting critical project objectives.

  • Direct coordination with Transmission and Distribution clients, subcontractors, and other external stakeholders.

  • Identify opportunities and manage team efforts for submittals, proposals, presentations, contract negotiations, and related activities.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related degree from an ABET accredited program.

  • A Bachelor of Science in Engineering or related Engineering Technology degree from an ABET accredited program and successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.

  • Master of Science degree in Engineering may be substituted for one year experience.

  • Three years of relevant engineering experience, consulting preferred.

  • Successful completion (i.e., passing) FE or EIT preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of electrical distribution power flow.

  • Strong computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite).

  • Proficiency in distribution design software and GIS to aid in design.

  • Strong knowledge regarding easements, right-of-way, and permitting for distribution projects.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.

  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization, and problem-solving skills.


Job Engineering

Primary Location US-NM-Albuquerque

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Req ID: 220124