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Transmission Engineer Project Manager

Springfield, VA 22151

Posted: 02/06/2023 Telecommute: Hybrid Specialty: Miscellaneous Job Number: 11557 Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Our client is one of the leading utility companies in the Washington, DC Metro area. They have an immediate need for a Transmission Engineer Project Manager in their Springfield, VA office. In this role, you will manage transmission and large-diameter distribution pipeline projects of small to moderate scope, from the inception through completion of the project.


This direct-hire role is located in Springfield, VA, and is your opportunity to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, and challenging organization that is highly focused on results. Don’t let this pass you by! Per our client contract, candidates must be Green Card holders or U.S. Citizens.


  • Manage transmission and large-diameter distribution pipeline projects, including the following aspects:
    • Route analysis and selection
    • Project cost estimating
    • Coordinating easement acquisition and permitting
    • Material identification & acquisition
    • Construction specifications
    • Assistance with contractor bid and selection process
    • Construction management
    • As-Building and documentation activities
  • Manage 3rd party engineering contractor for transmission and high-pressure distribution projects
  • Manage permitting activities for transmission and high-pressure distribution projects including environmental permitting
  • Manage easement acquisition research and activities for transmission and high pressures distribution projects
  • Manage budget and forecasting duties for projects mentioned above. Assist with the development and justification of annual capital budget items


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably in Mechanical or Civil
  • 7+ years’ experience project management with natural gas pipeline projects or related energy industry projects
  • A general knowledge of related pipeline engineering disciplines and applicable codes and standards
  • Experience with 49 CFR Part 192
  • Easement acquisition and Right-of-Way permitting experience
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport and effective working relationships with internal and external business partners
  • Professional Engineering (PE) Certification is preferred
  • Per our client contract, candidates must be Green Card holders or U.S. Citizens

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