Electrical Project Manager Journeyman

Leidos Hines , IL 60141

Posted 3 weeks ago


Job Description:

Are you ready to join the mission to innovate and modernize how we support our nation's Veterans around the globe with world-class technology? The BEST and BRIGHTEST come to #TeamLeidos, where we take pride in making a difference with every key stroke! You will enjoy great benefits, excellent PTO packages, 10 Paid Federal Holidays, Flexible Schedules, Unlimited Education/Certification Opportunities and Training Support, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Disability Leave, Safe Work Environments AND an incredible internal/external referral bonus program that rewards you for knowing and sharing great talent with us!! Interested in obtaining a government Security Clearance and not sure where to get started? We can help!

Transforming IT for Veterans Affairs with Infrastructure Operations Services Support (IOSS):

Leidos is transforming the way IT is consumed and delivered within the Department of Veterans Affairs IOSS. Our mission is to provide world-class services to our Veterans and their families by delivering results-oriented, secure, accessible and cost-effective information technology systems. IOSS provides infrastructure support for Veteran-facing applications that enable efficient delivery of all benefits offered to our United States Veterans. This contract is the VA's next phase in IT transformation, focused on consolidating data centers, updating/migrating cloud services and maintaining secure, efficient delivery systems. If you want the opportunity to work with one of the world's largest treasure troves of cutting-edge technologies, look no further. Be a part of a specialized team uniquely positioned to make a difference in how our nation supports our Veterans by modernizing the services they and their families have so rightfully earned.

Leidos currently has an opening for a Electrical Project Manager Journeyman in Hines, IL. This position will support the critical infrastructure associated with the VA data center located in Hines, IL and is required to be on site. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the IOSS mission in supporting the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology (OI&T), Information Technology Operations and Services (ITOPS), and Infrastructure Operations (IO).

The primary responsibility of the Electrical Project Manager is to manage project(s) concentrating on safety, schedule, budget, labor relations, customer satisfaction, costs and quality compliance.


  • Conduct all aspects of project initiation, planning, execution, and closeout per industry standards

  • Follow VA and ITOPS IO standards and procedures for internal facilities project management

  • Develop formal project charters and assist the VA in developing project packages, including market research, statement of work (SOW) and performance work statement (PWS)

  • Facilitate project kick-off and status meetings and communicate individual roles and project expectations

  • Conduct formal project reviews with project sponsor at project completion and review all project products to confirm acceptance and satisfaction

  • Conduct reviews with the program manager on a periodic basis

  • Keep the program manager, customer, and project team informed of the status of the project

  • Coordinate activities for ad hoc requests

  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, and Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) of the tasks required to execute the project

  • Monitor project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule and recommend ways to resolve

  • Ensure that risks associated with the cost, resource, schedule, and technical aspects of the project are identified, assessed, documented, tracked, and mitigated. All issues tracked must be accessible by the COR/VA PM(s) for any reviews and approvals required

  • Apprise management of issues that impact the project and require management decisions

  • Assess variances from the project plan and develop recommendations as necessary to ensure project remains within specified scope as well as time, cost, and quality objectives

  • All variances tracked must be accessible by the COR/VA PM(s) for any reviews and approvals required

  • Maintain a collaborative environment with key stakeholders(s)

  • Participate in the development of project standards, procedures and quality objectives

  • Communicate assigned responsibilities to project members for developing artifacts and performing project activities

  • Review project management activities with VA Management on a periodic basis

  • Review project-planning activities with the Project Team on a periodic and event-driven basis

  • Produce high quality technical documents (technical writing skills)


  • Must have prior experience in supporting the electrical infrastructure of a large data center

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline

  • Minimum 10 years of experience

  • 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education

  • Experience supporting critical power infrastructure directly related to data centers

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office products

  • Active Journeyman or Master Electrician license is required

  • Experience with the following is required:

  • Site utility feeds (multiple/redundant)

  • Auto transfer switches (ATS)

  • Large Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS)

  • Large Power Distribution Units (PDU)

  • Remote Power Panel (RPP) units

  • Electrical panels

  • Wiring install/removal

  • Breaker install/removal

  • Various testing tools and methodologies

  • Must be able to lift and/or move objects 10-50 lbs.; occasionally lift and/or move objects weighing more than 100 lbs.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

  • Must be able to climb and balance (stairs, ladders, scaffolds, etc.)

  • Specific vision abilities required - close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust/focus

  • Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance

  • Must be a US citizen

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

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Electrical Project Manager Journeyman