Power Delivery Project Manager
Lexington, KY 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

About Us

At HDR, we specialize in engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services. While we are most well-known for adding beauty and structure to communities through high-performance buildings and smart infrastructure, we provide much more than that. We create an unshakable foundation for progress because our multidisciplinary teams also include scientists, economists, builders, analysts and artists. That's why we believe diversity is our greatest strength. HDR is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer.

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We believe that the way we work can add meaning and value to the world. That ideas inspire positive change. That coloring outside the lines can illuminate fresh perspectives. And that small details yield important realizations. Above all, we believe that collaboration is the best way forward.

The primary duties of a Power Delivery Project Manager include executing and managing all aspects of substation engineering projects of all sizes and complexity, including scope and/or proposal development, project team development and assignment, project execution, project closeout, and quality control, schedule, and budget management. Experience with distribution, transmission line, communication, and system projection and planning projects as well as public involvement, environmental permitting, and real estate acquisition would be an added benefit.

Duties also include engaging in business development activities to support existing and new clients in the region and may include growing a local team of engineers and technicians to support projects.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Understanding and application of basic project management tools and techniques including the following: project life cycle, client goals and objectives, contract terms and project risk, work breakdown structures, project scope/schedule/budget, project initiation, project planning, financial management and controls, including earned value, internal/external communication, team management, change management, and project closeout.
  • Independently coordinates the work of engineers and the balance of the team throughout an entire project life cycle.
  • May also be responsible for overseeing non-engineering components of projects, including public involvement, environmental permitting, right of way acquisition, construction management, and other services.
  • Leads the QA/QC process on EPC projects and is committed to delivering world class quality.
  • Works independently and may direct, mentor, train, and/or supervise one or more transmission APM's, Project Engineers and/or junior design staff.
  • Performs client management, project management and/or technical support activities.
  • Represents HDR to support marketing and proposal development for new opportunities.
  • Some travel for business development and execution may be required.



Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 10 years of experience including project management experience
  • 5 years of substation design experience required.
  • 2 years of substation PM experience required.
  • Strong client and project management skills are required.
  • Demonstrates leadership and communication skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Some travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license strongly preferred
  • Master's degree preferred
  • PMP


At HDR, we know work isn't only about who you work for; it's also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other's contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

Primary Location: United States-Kentucky-Lexington
Industry: Power
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Substation Engineering
Job Posting: Oct 4, 2022

At HDR, we are committed to the principles of employment equity.

USA: We are a Federal Contractor, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider all qualified candidates regardless of minority, veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other status protected by law.

CANADA: We welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

AUSTRALIA: We consider all qualified candidates regardless of gender, ethnicity, country of birth, political or religious affiliation, health status, or any other status protected by law.

At HDR, health and safety matters.

For some positions, you may be required to provide drug and alcohol testing, before or during employment, based on our Drug Testing and Drug Free Workplace Policy.

If you are required to drive for us, we require a valid driver's license and compliance with our vehicle policy.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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