Data Center Power Delivery Project Manager
Round Rock, TX  / Phoenix, AZ  / Seattle, WA 
Posted 1 day 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.

HDR Engineering is looking for a Data Center (DC) Power Delivery Project Manager to join our growing local and nationally ranked team of Power Delivery professionals.

The primary duties of a DC PM include taking ownership of planning, scoping, and executing the Power Delivery engineering components of large data center and other mission critical facility projects and serving as the primary communication interface both internally to HDR teams and externally to the client.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establish themselves as the primary point of contact for the Power Delivery components of projects, with a key focus on establishing and implementing a robust, responsive communication approach and relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Scope and proposal development, in Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) format, for data center substations interconnecting with electric utilities.
  • Project team development and assignment, including technical leads by discipline, coordinating across the company for staff from multiple offices.
  • Project management, including an understanding and application of basic project management tools and techniques, including project life cycle, client goals and objectives, contract terms and project risk, project scope/schedule/budget, project initiation, project planning, financial management and controls (including earned value), team management, change management, and project closeout.
  • Communication liaison between the technical execution team and the client, including attending project meetings, performing regular client check-ins, and other duties to ensure communication breakdowns do not occur.
  • Independently coordinates the work of engineers and the balance of the team throughout an entire project life cycle.
  • Works independently and may direct, mentor, train, and/or supervise one or more Assistant PM's.
  • Represents HDR to support marketing and proposal development for new opportunities.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Civil/Structural Engineering, or similar combination of relevant education and experience preferred.
  • 10 years of experience in engineering and/or project managing Power Delivery projects
  • Basic technical knowledge of Power Delivery projects, including Substations, Transmission Lines, and/or Distribution systems preferred.
  • Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel and Project
  • Excellent communication and strong client and project management skills are required.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment when rapid response is expected
  • Knowledge of project scheduling and application in project delivery
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Position may require 25% or more travel at times

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license or Engineer In Training (EIT) with active commitment to obtain P.E. preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or ability to obtain is desired.


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.

We provide a comprehensive benefits package that promotes employee ownership, employee health, performance, and success, which includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time off, parental leave, paid holidays, 401(k) retirement savings plan with employer match, employee referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement. The expected compensation range depends upon skills, experience, education and geographical location.

The expected compensation range for this position in California is $114,961.00.00 - $164,230.00 annually.

The expected compensation range for this position in Colorado is $114,961.00 - $164,230.00 annually.

The expected compensation range for this position in Washington is $109,736.00 - $171,695.00 annually.

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Round Rock
Other Locations: United States-Arizona-Phoenix, United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-Michigan-Ann Arbor, United States-Missouri-Kansas City, United States-Montana-Billings, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-Oregon-Portland, United States-Texas-Houston, United States-California-Sacramento
Industry: Power
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
BusinessClass: Substation Engineering
Job Posting: Nov 15, 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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