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Assistant Project Manager



Full Time

On Site


Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Currently, we have opportunities for Assistant Project Manager for electric utility to work alongside Lead Engineers and Engineering Managers to support various Clients within our Power Delivery Services division.

Successful candidates can look forward to a fast paced, diverse work environment and flexible work hours/work arrangements as well as managers who will encourage career development and growth including:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Technical and Non-Technical training opportunities
  • Leadership training
    Management opportunities

In this role you can expect to gain:

  • Interaction with technical design teams
  • Experience with various sized electric utilities
  • Experience assisting in managing scope, schedule, and budget for projects of various size.
  • Experience developing and implementing software packages in execution of program deliverables.

Duties will include but not limited to:

  • Assist in reviewing project performance including scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance.
  • Assist in ensuring project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits.
  • Creation and maintenance of client and office resource loaded schedules.
  • Driving work products by coordinating and working with Engineering Leads and Managers to track and execute client deliverables.
  • Interfacing directly with internal management to report progress, costs, schedule, and risks across a portfolio of distribution projects.
  • Weekly reporting to Clients on project status.
  • Work with engineering team to ensure internal project tracking and metrics are kept up to date and accurate for scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Assisting Engineering Managers in development of project analysis for program and employee performance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA or Associates degree and 0- 2 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Strong background using Microsoft Excel
  • Experience developing schedules using either MS Project or P6
  • Engineering background is desired but not required
  • Enthusiasm to approach projects with solutions
  • Ability and desire to learn and implement new software and systems.
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills

Nice to haves:

  • Engineering background is desired but not required
  • PMP Certification

Leidos is trusted and future-focused solutions provider. Utilities consistently come to our Power Delivery Services for reliable power expertise, as reflected through our work with more than 50 investor-owned utilities and more than 160 municipals/cooperatives across the country as well as a growing number of local utility providers and private developers. Our project portfolio includes large energy projects for electric utilities, power generation owners, and industrial clients. In addition, Leidos works with an established group of industry-leading construction partners delivering meaningful energy delivery solutions. Our recognition as an industry leader is confirmed by the latest national rankings by Engineering News-Record (ENR) ranking Leidos within: the Top 10 T&D Firms, Top 10 Program Management Firms, and Top 20 Power Firms.

Protect yourself and your family with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies."



Pay Range:Pay Range $44,200.00 - $68,000.00 - $91,800.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.