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Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Program Management (Orlando) in Orlando, Florida


Our Transmission & Distribution global practice has an immediate need for a Project Manager to support a program consisting of a combination of small to moderate size transmission, substation, and communication projects. The Project Manager will manage, direct and coordinate all aspects of the work related to the engineering, permitting, construction, and capitalization of multiple concurrent high voltage overhead transmission line, substation, and communication equipment improvement 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 client’s satisfaction.

  • Report regularly to the Lead Project Manager (Program 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.


  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, construction management or related degree from accredited program and 7 years applicable experience required.

  • Project management experience must include construction phase of project execution.

  • Must have detailed knowledge in substations, networks/telecommunications, or transmission lines.

  • Working knowledge of project scheduling in Primavera P6

  • Working knowledge of cost management, change control, and risk management.

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of high voltage substation equipment, protection and control, SCADA, and transmission lines.

  • Advanced analytical, reporting, and presentation skills

  • Advanced contract analysis and evaluation skills.

  • Ability to coordinate multiple disciples to meet a common goal.

  • Ability to read and understand substation construction drawings, one lines, three lines, general layouts, transmission plan and profiles.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and project teams at the same time.

  • 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 to project sites, as needed.

  • 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.


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-FL-Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: 234922 Job Hire Type Experienced