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Project Manager

NEXGEN Recruiting
Fort Wayne, IN
  • Expired: January 22, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
Position Purpose: This position will be responsible for the supervising, directing, and coordinating the construction and associated project management of electric transmission line and substation construction projects. The Project Manager acts as the single point of management responsibility from project pre-planning to total construction administration services, participating in the development of processes, procedures, and systems to deliver projects to our customers on schedule and within budget.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Work with the project team to oversee construction activity to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule.
  • Interface with owner/client, and on-site construction crews as required to ensure project safety, quality, project schedule and other milestones are met.
  • Prepare electrical utility construction proposals and estimates, including drawing take-offs.
  • Expected to forecast and report on project profitability while managing project budget.
  • Coordinate all aspects of job set up to incorporate MJE standards regarding safety, scheduling, document control plan, cost codes, job cost spread, material/tooling plan, billing, etc.
  • Work with the project team to plan and evaluate performance adjustments needed to stay within budget and on schedule for project completion.
  • Interface with client/owner representative, IBEW union members and subcontractors.
  • Continuously exercise leadership capabilities in managing field employees and utility construction work while following company and contract requirements.
  • Provide correspondence and present project expectations and status to field employees and clients in a group setting.
  • Quote change orders from drawing changes, RFI's and customer requests and process accordingly.
  • Work with field leadership to ensure the project has adequate resources to maintain schedule, budget and exceed safety expectations.
  • Regional travel is required.

Knowledge Skills Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Ability to anticipate and meet internal customer needs
  • Proven communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Proven leadership capabilities in a management role
  • Ability to present to groups of 20-40 individuals
  • Knowledge of utility construction practices
  • Experience managing project financials
  • Extensive computer skills including familiarity with Access, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong managerial/leadership skills
  • Ability to provide oversight to numerous projects throughout a large geographic area


Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years of Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering or related experience in the utility construction industry
  • BS/BA in Construction Management, Business Administration, Engineering or related field preferred
  • Experience with union jurisdiction and labor agreements
  • Electrical utility construction (distribution, substation, transmission line) expertise is preferred

Work Environment
  • Must be able to remain standing approximately 50% of the time
  • Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, climbing
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with employees and vendors and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
  • Occasionally works in outdoor weather conditions
  • Occasionally lifting 40 pounds


Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA, Life Insurance, Short Term/ Long Term Disability. Employee Assistance Program, 401K

Large company contribution for medical and dental premiums.

NEXGEN Recruiting


Fort Wayne, IN
46804 USA