T&D Program/Project Manager
Wood PLC

Raleigh, North Carolina

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has a long tradition delivering Transmission and Distribution projects globally to a wide and established client base. Due to recent growth we are expanding our resources through the Southeast US to provide enhanced local support to our customers.

Wood currently have an exciting opportunity for a Transmission & Distribution Program/Project Manager. Reporting to the Project Director, this position is located in Raleigh NC, Atlanta GA or Greenville SC. The position is remote but you will be expected to attend construction and client meetings.

If you are looking to strengthen and enhance your skills, thrive on challenges in a fast-paced environment and are looking for that next step in the growth of your career, this is the opportunity for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support managing electrical substations of 12-500kV, Transmission lines of 60-500kV and distribution systems
  • Management of projects through their lifecycle
  • Management of various utility client accounts
  • Monitoring budget and schedule for projects and identifying scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
  • Management of project delivery including schedule and budget control
  • Mentoring and developing junior engineers and designers
  • Proposal management
  • Building and developing engineering teams from scratch
  • Supporting the Engineering Manager in project control tasks
  • Liaison with clients and developing relationships
  • P&L accountability
  • Starting up programs for utility clients
  • Support reviewing vendor documents against specifications
  • Support material take-offs for all substation electrical equipment and hardware
  • Support in preparing engineering documents, calculations, and specifications
  • Attending or running client meetings including kickoffs, construction reviews and progress updates
  • Traveling and visiting client sites from project definition through construction

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree from a recognized university with the ability to register as a Professional Engineer
  • 15+ years of electrical engineering and project management experience in a Transmission and Distribution Utility or EPC organization designing substations
  • Experience with delivery of Transmission and Distribution engineering solutions is considered an asset
  • Experience working with electric utilities is an asset
  • Distribution experience is considered and asset
  • Understanding of basic power systems theory
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Southern Company, Florida Power & Light, or Duke Energy experience is an asset
  • Able to communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Driving License & Clean driving record/abstract

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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