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Sargent & Lundy, LLC Project Manager -- Transmission & Distribution in Indianapolis, Indiana


COVID-19 Precaution: Virtual Interviews

Our commitment to hiring the best talent in the industry and helping them thrive professionally is stronger than ever. Because the health of our employees and candidates is a top priority, we will be conducting our hiring process virtually and conducting interviews via phone or video until further notice. We will provide candidates selected for interviews with all the required instructions. Thank you for your interest in Sargent & Lundy.

Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services—from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance—with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.

Quality–We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.

Accountability–Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.

Our People–We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.

Our Clients–Wedeliver value and exceed our clients’ expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.

Innovation–Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.

Meaningful Impact–We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.


This position will offer you the opportunity to manage the execution of multiple transmission, substation and distribution projects. The position will involve coordinating with multiple internal and external departments to manage the life cycle of project execution. This is a remote/virtual position at the outset, but will eventually transition to be based in Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • Responsible for project execution, contract administration, planning and resource management.

  • Take ownership for all aspects of project performance including safety, schedule, budget, reporting and client experience through entire project lifecycle.

  • Manage and direct the project team to ensure accountability. Mentor and coach team members.

  • Develop and maintain a positive working relationship with client functional leads and stakeholders.

  • Lead efforts to ensure projects are completed safely, satisfactorily, on time, and within budget.

  • Support the reporting of key performance indicators for schedule, budget and other dashboard items.

  • Identify and control construction risk.

  • Recognize, identify, track and control change.

  • Communicate and consult with appropriate stakeholders and supervisors.

  • Prepare reports that project information in a clear and concise manner and meet client requirements.

  • Analyze issues and provide solutions to improve results.

Dependent upon your location, this opportunity offers a generous relocation package.


We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

Essential skills and experience:

  • BS from an ABET-accredited engineering program or a management/business degree.

  • 7+ years of specific experience in Project Management of Utility Transmission, Distribution or Substation Projects.

  • Proven experience managing multi-disciplinary teams.

  • 10 or more years of experience in the electric utility industry (engineering, construction, planning, etc.)

  • Experience with serving as a firm/client liaison in a support or lead role.

  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple competing priorities is critical to success.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a collaborative team setting.

Valued but not required skills and experience:

  • Engineering design experience is a plus.

  • PMP Certification is a plus.

  • Construction and start-up experience a plus.

Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.



CountryUnited States

Area of InterestEngineering

TypeFull Time - Regular

Job ID2020-3399