EPC Project Manager in Columbus, OH at MYR Energy Services

Date Posted: 7/19/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

MYR Energy Services, a subsidiary of MYR Group Inc, serves customers participating in nationwide engineer-procure-construct (EPC), larger transmission and substation construction projects, and renewable energy project delivery. Customers are served through local operating companies or newly established offices for specific projects. MYRE also provides EPC contracting services for renewable and solar energy facilities throughout the U.S. including permitting, energy storage, complete solar facilities, and substation and transmission line interconnections. 

The EPC Transmission Project Manager leads a team in the engineering, procurement, and construction of large-scale transmission lines, substations, and battery energy storage systems (BESS) for both utility and renewable customers across North America. The project manager is responsible for ensuring successful completion through all phases of the project lifecycle by planning the work, allocating and controlling the budgets, and leading a multi-skilled team for one or more projects at a time. On-time project delivery will be achieved by coordinating all team members, both internal and external, to follow the project plan and safely execute their responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures, industry standards, and best practices.

This position has the opportunity to be located at any of our district offices and travel to the project locations on an as-needed basis. 

Essential Functions: 

• Oversee and participate in the development of the detailed project schedule, cost allocations, environmental permitting, geotechnical investigations, access planning, detailed engineering, and procurement as part of pre-construction
      • This phase of each project will include working with MYRE support teams to execute each scope within the terms of the client’s contract 
• Be the face of MYRE to the customer; manage relationships with the customer’s team, MYR Group team, and business partners to mitigate challenges to achieve project success 
• Managing contracts for equipment and materials, sub-contractors, site facilities, and other services as required. This includes supporting and sometimes leading contract negotiations with customers, sub-contractors, and vendors.
• Interface with equipment vendors to research and confirm equipment applicability to project scope and schedule
• Review contracts, power purchase agreements, and interconnection agreements to incorporate requirements into project scopes and ensure follow-through by the team
• Other duties as assigned 
• Regular and predictable attendance 
• Essential functions of this position are to be performed either remotely, at a Company designated office, or on a project site. 
• Prepare internal and external reports as required by contract or company policy 
• Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable

Job Requirements

Principal Skills:

•    Excellent knowledge of specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time/cost/labor estimates for projects and services
•    Ability to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, and mechanical plans and specifications to include drawings, plans, proposals, and other documents as they relate to substation and transmission line work
•    Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
•    Team player who can successfully lead a team of diverse internal and external partners
•    Ability to read and understand contracts and complete the work in accordance with the contract documents 
•    Proven ability to manage subcontractors in accordance with subcontract agreement while maintaining a positive relationship
•    Excellent knowledge of the work processes, tools of the trade, equipment, methods, and materials required to construct the project
•    Ability to discuss the project fluently with craft labor
•    Advanced knowledge of safety and security issues and regulations
•    Excellent communication skills including the ability to effectively deliver the message to a variety of audience levels
•    Ability to coordinate own and others’ actions, manage own time, and manage personnel resources 
•    Strong understanding and expression of written and verbal English sentences and paragraphs in work-related documents


•    Prior experience with transmission line and/or substation projects is preferred 
•    5+ years of project management in the electric utility is preferred
•    Previous project management experience with transmission, distribution, or substation construction projects is preferred
•    EPC (Engineering Procurement and Construction) project management experience is preferred

Preferred Education: 

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

Compensation & Benefits 

  • Medical, Basic Vision, Regenexx, Teledoc, Hearing (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.  
  • Dental – 100% employer-paid premium. 
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).  
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential. 
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!). 
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.  
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.  
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance. 
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). 
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident, and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employees and dependents. 

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include a background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need 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 and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.