Project Manager T&D

MYR Group Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The Project Manager is responsible for cost estimates and general operational oversight of various Transmission, Distribution, and Substation construction projects.

Established in 1891, The L.E. Myers Co., the oldest MYR Group subsidiary, is recognized as a premier electrical contractor of large utility construction projects across the nation. Lewis E. Myers founded the company in Chicago with a vision of connecting villages and towns to major cities along railroad lines in the Midwest.L.E. Myers has completed hundreds of transmission and substation projects throughout the Midwest, East and Southeast ranging from 34.5kV through 765kV; and has experience installing a variety of structures ranging from 60' wood poles up to 400' steel lattice towers


  • Prepare project construction schedules

  • Submit "Requests for Information" to clients

  • Manage day-to-day activities of assigned projects

  • Act as the main point-of-contact for project personnel, customer stakeholders, and 3rd parties.

  • Coordinate meetings, schedule updates, submit deliverables, and address outstanding open items as requested by clients

  • Prepare look-ahead documents and weekly, monthly progress reports and billing information

  • Review and monitor job costs versus budgets

  • Report regularly to management team

  • Prepare complete cost estimates (labor and material) for commercial & industrial projects within set deadlines

  • Perform field take-offs/evaluations for estimate preparation

  • Participate in the estimate review process with internal and external stakeholders

  • Prepare bills of material and other information for use by purchasing

  • Prepare complete labor and material cost estimates

  • Schedule and attend field walk-downs with customers, subcontractors, and construction personnel to understand and determine constructability requirements

  • Compare various project documents for accuracy and consistency

  • Assist in the preparation and submission of change orders, billing, and submission of contract deliverables.

  • Coordinate closely with project management

  • Assist construction personnel throughout the project lifecycle in tracking and understanding basis of cost estimate

  • Regular and predictable attendance

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location

  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards, if applicable

Job Requirements


  • 3+ years of project management and estimating experience in the electrical industry

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field; combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of degree


  • Knowledgeable with specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time/cost/labor estimates for projects and services

  • Able to review and understand contractors and general terms and conditions

  • Able to read and understand electrical plans and specifications to include prints, Plan and Profiles, Sag Charts, proposals and other documents as they relate to electrical work

  • Computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Office applications

  • Proficient with estimating processes

  • Ability to prepare construction schedules in Microsoft Project and/or Primavera

  • Excellent analytical, organizational, and verbal and written communication skills

  • Team player who is able to successfully work with diverse internal and external partners

  • Self-driven with the ability to stay on-task for extended periods of time

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit

  • Comprehensive benefits package

  • Medical, dental, & vision

  • $15 weekly premium for employee only & employee plus family coverage

  • Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Company-paid short and long-term disability

  • Company-paid life and accidental death & dismemberment

  • Supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment

  • Critical illness & accident plans

  • Identity theft protection

  • Group legal

  • Auto & homeowners

  • Generous 401(k) Plan

  • 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting

  • Annual profit-sharing potential

  • Paid time off

  • Vacation

  • Tiered increases based on tenure with the company

  • Holidays (8 per year)

  • Sick time (as applicable)

  • Superior educational assistance program

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement. All communication regarding candidates, submissions, and job openings must be done with through the corporate Talent Acquisition team only. Any violation of these terms may disqualify new agreements or terminate any existing agreement with MYR Group, Inc.

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Project Manager T&D

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