Utility Project Manager

Boston, MA 60154

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management Job Number: KO460062816 Compensation: $70-75 / hour

Job Description

Sterling Engineering has an exciting new opportunity for a contract to hire with our client as a Utility Project Manager! This role is full time.


Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off.

Why join us?

Our Power and Renewables construction management team is growing in ME, NY, and CT. The Utility Construction Manager manages construction project tasks based on proposal provided by our client, including daily communication with clients and contractors, and coordinating resources for the completion of assigned tasks, providing project reports as necessary. Prior experience supporting substation upgrades, transmission line upgrades, hydro projects, Smart Grids, environmental compliance work, or gas projects is required.

About Our Client:

Our client is a world leader in integrated project and program management consulting. We provide expert and professional management consulting services on a wide range of interesting and iconic projects with many high-profile clients across key business sectors and industries that include several Fortune 100 companies and notable Federal/State/City government agencies. Our client ranked #9 largest Construction Management Company and #7 Program Management Company by Engineering News Record (ENR).

How will you contribute to the team?

· Provides primary daily point of contact to client, contractors and consultants at project level.

· Creates and executes project execution plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.

· Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project

· Promote effective communication among all project stakeholders. Effective implementation of all management systems supporting the project (e.g., quality assurance, Quality Gates, integrated safety management, risk management, change control, performance management and contract management). Support early integration of safety into the design process.

· Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities.

· Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to client.

· Prepares for project reviews and quality assurance procedures.

· Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

· Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis.

· Supports manager in providing regular forecast and expense updates to project budget.

· Supports manager in determining appropriate revenue recognition, ensuring timely and accurate invoicing, and monitoring project receivables.

· Manages and reviews consultant invoices on behalf of the client.

· Follows up with clients and consultants, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices.

· Supports the manager in developing project accounting forecasts and summaries.

· Reviews the Project Status Report (PSR) and general financial reporting required to generate client cost reports.

· Supports the manager in forecasting revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization.

· Effectively pursues the execution and filing of project legal documents.

· Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

What will you contribute?


  • Must have 2+ years of experience in utility project management. Additional years of experience quality for higher levels.
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree. Engineering or MBA preferred
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Program Management Professional (PgMP] [certified by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Professional Engineering licenses is optional
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of Project Management, Building Design & Construction, Critical Path Method (CPM) Scheduling, Building Cost Modeling and Risk Analysis.

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Amanda Diner

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