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Pike Corporation Project Manager 2 in Bedford, Texas

Position Overview: This is the second level of the Project Manager classification. This position is responsible for providing project management systems and technical direction to projects teams for the purpose of delivering safe, cost-effective, and quality execution of small to medium scale electric substation, transmission, distribution and communications projects and/or client accounts. This position is the single point of accountability for the successful planning, execution and closeout of projects which is accomplished through managing all aspects of projects including scope, schedule, cost, safety and quality as defined in the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK). Responsible for managing the client relationship and keeping company management informed of project status and issues. Incumbents are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently.

Duties & Responsibilities

Under minimal supervision, the project manager will provide:

  • management of the project in accordance with Pike Engineering Policies and Procedures

  • management of the client and project stakeholders, ensuring effective business relationships are in place and trusted by the all

  • all aspects of contract negotiation, change order identification, submittal and approval, administration, establishing the system to carry out the contract including management of subcontractors

  • effective change control and risk management processes

  • EH&S and Quality programs appropriate for the project

  • thorough estimates and proposals

  • effective project meetings (project kickoff, client alignment, status meeting, progress review, etc)

  • provide meaningful performance related feedback/input to appropriate line management and project team members

  • project reporting and status for the project team, management, and client

  • accurate project financials report to project accounting with adequate backup for management, internal and external accounting and/or SOX requirements

  • effective financial controls to ensure project profitability and expected cash flow positions

  • accurate invoices to ensure timely issuance and payment


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the utility industry

  • Detailed knowledge of project management fundamentals

  • Working knowledge of personal computers and software applications with MS office application proficiency including MS Project and/or Primavera scheduling software

  • Demonstrated skills in written communications; ability to compose basic as well as complex technical documents, formal letters, invoices

  • Demonstrated skills in oral communications; ability to make presentations to large, diverse groups

  • High energy level with the ability to work in a fast paced, ambiguous environment with a bias for action

  • Proven success in developing and maintaining internal and external relationships while effectively navigating organizational barriers

  • High commitment to achieving goals and plans

  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills

  • Demonstrated negotiating and decision-making skills

  • Working knowledge of project accounting practices and financial systems

  • General understanding of Fixed Price, Time & Materials, Cost Plus and Unit contract pricing mechanisms

  • Working knowledge of the techniques needed to lead and influence others in a matrix organization

  • Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds

    Other Skills/Abilities

  • Self-Motivated

  • Work independently

  • Team-Oriented

  • Customer Oriented

  • Able to manage multiple tasks and provide leadership to other team members.

    Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering from accredited college or university

  • State registration as a Professional Engineer

  • PMP certification

  • Skilled in engineering theories and principles

  • Experience working directly with material manufacturers in the development of Transmission Lines or HV Electric Substation projects

    NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

    Pike Engineering is an equal opportunity employer


    Pike Engineering is a Non-Union Company

About Us

Founded in 1945, Pike is a leading provider of construction, repair and engineering services for electric and gas utilities, as well as telecommunications companies with a growing portfolio of turnkey renewable projects. We work with hundreds of utility clients across the country, and we continuously expand our offerings to supply our customers with the ideas, technology, experience, manpower and equipment to perform any job.

“Essential” is the one word that sums up who we are, the work we do and what our people mean to us. Each of our employees plays a critical role in ensuring that infrastructure systems are up and running when people and businesses need them.

Pike is a family-oriented workplace with a strong culture of safety, collaboration, innovation and exceptional customer service.

Requisition ID: 23005310