Manager, Project Management

Remote, United States

The Opportunity

Ulteig is looking for a highly engaged and qualified candidate for our Manager – Project Management position in the Automation, Integration, and System Protection (AISP) department. This role will focus on leading a team of project management supervisors, project managers, and project control employees while fostering on-the-job employee development, encouraging additional and efficient team growth, and overseeing the execution of project and/or construction management solutions. The duties will include management and development of supervisors and project team members, coordination with clients and business partners, business development activities, resource coordination, hiring, and management of team financial targets and goals.

This individual will report directly to the Director of AISP, interacting closely with clients, Ulteig Lifeline Sector business units (Power, Renewables, Transportation, & Water), Sales/Business Development, and Shared Services (Quality, PM Center of Excellence, Sales Operations, HR, etc.). The Manager - Project Management is a self-starting leader who will primarily focus on project and team success, people development, and PMO excellence.


What You'll Do

Project Management Responsibilities - 40%

  • Provide project management oversight, including managing scope according to technical contracts, developing change orders, and maintaining project schedules to ensure successful project execution. 
  • Be assigned as Project or Program Manager for various AISP projects (i.e. SCADA projects, system protection projects, metering, water automation projects) and responsible for leading projects from initiation through close-out activities. 
  • Support complex and large portfolios and programs with both technical and project management oversight. 
  • Promote, monitor, and facilitate project health via Earned Value Measurement (EVM) and data analytics for all projects, programs, and/or portfolios executed within the team. 

Team Management Responsibilities - 40%

  • Maintain and grow a positive team culture
  • Provide direction, leadership, and PMO service oversight for employees on achieving individual, team, department, and organizational performance goals.
  • Coach, train, and develop project management supervisors and staff for growth and development opportunities
  • Plan and facilitate 1:1 and team meetings
  • Actively manage team resource planning and workload
  • Perform individual quarterly and annual performance reviews, training, and professional development for team members
  • Responsible for team financial management, budgeting, forecasting, and hiring.

Business Development Responsibilities –10%

  • Work collaboratively with client team leads (CTL’s) for select clients to maintain a high level of client service and resolve both project and non-project related issues
  • Participate and partner with members of the Sales team and Project Managers throughout the organization to promote revenue growth and expansion of services with existing and prospective clients
  • Support proposal efforts by developing, providing resources, and reviewing proposals by working with the Proposal Development Team, Sales, and other service departments
  • Maintain and grow positive client relationships with existing and new clients

Process Development and Improvement Activities - 10%

  • Invest in continuous improvement activities and initiatives for the department and company, driving effective and efficient project execution
  • Work closely with Project Management Center of Excellence to align tools, processes, and best practices across the enterprise. 
  • Creation and delivery of training tools, standard operating procedures, and process enhancements


What We Expect from You

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, project management, or construction management (or related field) from ABET accredited university.
  • Advanced degree in engineering management or MBA preferred. 
  • 10+ years of experience in renewable, power, and/or water projects, in a technical and/or project management role(s). 
  • PMP or higher/equivalent certification preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of engineering workflow and construction management 
  • Experienced with PMI methodology, including earned value metrics for monitoring project health
  • Experience in leading, managing, and developing other Project Management Professionals. 
  • Must be analytical, self-motivated, and possess the ability to work in high-pressure situations while maintaining a positive, enthusiastic, and collaborative attitude
  • Strong analytic and information management skills
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, management, public and external agencies
  • High level of initiative and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects with clear expectations and timeliness 
  • Excellent presentation and verbal/written communications skills
  • Proficiency in project controls (scheduling and cost control) utilizing Microsoft Project Professional and/or Primavera P6
  • Proven experience in Microsoft Software Applications (Outlook, Teams, SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and additional software knowledge depending on specialty 
  • Must have authorization to work permanently in the US
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to meet company driving standards.
  • Ability to travel 25% of the year to engage with team members, clients, and/or for team, department, or company-level events


As you consider applying for a position at Ulteig, we encourage you to think outside the box – because we do! You might not meet 100% of the skills listed in a description, but we are committed to hiring people with exceptional talent, ability and potential, and then creating an environment where they can become the best versions of themselves. We don’t want to miss out on the possibility of speaking with the next outstanding Ulteig team member, so please apply if you think this role is a great match for your unique skills and strengths. And, yes, relevant military experience is absolutely considered for transitioning service members.


What You Can Expect from Ulteig

Ulteig is a purpose driven organization that has built a culture focused on people – both our clients and our employees for over 75 years. Working at Ulteig is more than a job, it means you will have the opportunity to make a difference by creating and solving for a sustainable future. We realize that a huge part of our success has relied heavily on the dedication and focus of our workforce; this is why we make investing in our employees a top priority. Being 100% employee-owned means, we take our own success and the success of our clients personally.

We offer our team members:

  • Flexible Workplace
  • Employee Ownership
  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Innovative Culture

Our vision is to be the most trusted partners transforming our world’s critical infrastructure. Ulteig connects people and resources to develop compelling, integrated solutions across multiple Lifeline Sectors®, including power, renewables, transportation and water. Ulteig's footprint spans the country and leverages its expertise with a wide range of public and private clients. 

At Ulteig, we deeply care and listen to the needs of our team to ensure they are comfortable and have the necessary tools to be productive whether they choose to work remotely, hybrid or in office. We strive to allow a balance and separation between home and work life and provide support and a flexible working schedule so that employees are able to focus on what's important to them. Our offices are currently open, and employees have the option of accessing them to work. We will continue to monitor and respond to COVID-19 proactively to ensure the safety of our valued employees.

If you would like to be a part of a company that empowers their employees, apply today! 

Ulteig is a Drug Free Workplace


Additional Opportunity Details:
Compensation Range is Generally +/- 15% of Position Mid-Point of $147,500*
* The salary displayed represents the middle of a range. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary include your job specific skills, education, training, job location, number of years of experience related to this role and comparison to other employees already in this role

Notice to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies:  to protect the interests of all parties, Ulteig Engineers, Inc., will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate or an approved vendor that has a written and signed agreement in place with Ulteig. Please do not contact or forward resumes to our company employees or locations. Any unsolicited resumes will be considered Ulteig property. Ulteig is not responsible for any charges or fees related to unsolicited resumes.


Job Profile


North America


United States


Collaborative environment Competitive pay Comprehensive benefits package Culture focused on people Employee Ownership Flexible Workplace Innovative Culture Opportunity to make a difference


Analytical Automation Business Development Continuous Improvement Data & Analytics Engineering Financial Management Information Management Integration Interpersonal Leadership Metering Microsoft Project Microsoft Software Applications Process Development Project Management Resource Planning Sales SCADA System Protection Team Management

  • Align tools and processes across the enterprise
  • Business development
  • Business Development Responsibilities
  • Coach and develop project management staff
  • Collaborate with client team leads
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Invest in continuous improvement activities
  • Lead projects from initiation through close-out
  • Maintain and grow a positive team culture
  • Management Responsibilities
  • Manage team resource planning
  • Provide direction and leadership for employees
  • Provide project management oversight
  • Resource Planning
  • Support proposal efforts
  • Team Management

ABET Accredited University Bachelor's degree Communications Construction Management Engineering Engineering Management Management Project Management




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