Sargent & Lundy

  • Construction Manager - Transmission Line and Substation Projects

    United States
    Area of Interest
    Full Time - Regular
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  • Overview

    Sargent & Lundy provides comprehensive consulting, engineering, design, and analysis for electric power generation and power delivery projects. Our top-ranked design firm has an established record of accomplishments, including the design of 958 power plants worldwide.


    We take pride in being the global choice for power and are actively seeking individuals who share our passion and commitment to shaping the future of the power industry. At Sargent & Lundy, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact and grow both personally and professionally alongside industry leaders.


    In this position, you will have the opportunity to perform sequencing of construction projects that consist of 69kV to 765kV electrical substations and transmission lines. Your responsibilities as a Construction Coordinator will include participating in project meetings with design engineers, utility operations personnel, the Project Manager, and other team personnel, then using the project scope data and design to create a plan to construct the project. The scope of projects varies, and can include transmission line projects, substation additions, and green field substation construction projects ranging in size from small to large with varying complexity.  The varied scope makes the job interesting since you will be creating a construction plan working within various parameters set by numerous project stakeholders.


    Additional responsibilities include the following, but are not limited to:

    • Creating a step by step plan that includes drawings, schedule, and other documents.
    • Ensuring designs produced by design engineers are constructible.
    • Communicating daily with project manager about project status, and issues that impact scope, schedule, quality, and cost.
    • Attending project meetings.  These meetings may be at the project site or utility offices.  Plan to travel one week per month.
    • Maintaining good communication and relationships with Owners, engineers and contractors.
    • Providing professional customer service and timely response to inquiries.
    • Tracking project changes for scope and cost; creating Requests For Information (RFI’s).
    • Maintaining records of past and present projects to facilitate lessons learned.
    • Working with management to maintain contractor relationships for future projects.


    In order to qualify, it is essential that you have the following skills and experience:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Construction Management from an ABET accredited program, or equivalent heavy industrial/utility construction/power industry work experience.
    • 5 or more years of experience in the Power Industry. This experience must include at least 3 years working on construction projects.  Ability to read contract documents and ensure projects are meeting contractual requirements. Ability to work remotely on project sites that require travel and extended hours.
    • 3 or more years of experience in transmission line design.
    • Preferred experience with KMZ’s, and the ability to work in AutoCAD products
    • Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA, Federal, State, and utility rules and regulations.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills.
    • Solid interpersonal skills and ability to work with and guide others on project related activities.
    • Project planning and scheduling skills.


    Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.



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