Distribution Project Manager

Reference JOB-19130

Location Remote

Job Type Project Manager

RCS Staffing has an immediate need for a Distribution Project Manager on the East Coast. This is a Direct-Hire, Remote with travel, position with our client.

Overview of YOUR role as a Distribution Project Manager:

The Distribution Project Manager will oversee and manage distribution projects, specifically focusing on joint use, fiber optics, and make-ready work for utility poles. This role requires a blend of strategic planning and operational execution to ensure successful project completion. The candidate will have the opportunity to grow within the organization and potentially take on higher responsibilities.

As a Distribution Project Manager YOU will:

  • Manage and oversee distribution projects involving joint use, fiber optics, and make-ready work.
  • Ensure compliance with electric clearance specifications, attachment SE specs, SC code, and other relevant regulations.
  • Design work when necessary, including makeready designs for attachments that do not meet clearance standards.
  • Coordinate with third-party attachments and ensure proper management of fiber optics projects.
  • Provide general distribution design knowledge, including large capital new feeder installations, reconductoring, upgrades, conversions, reliability, and overhead projects.
  • Lead and manage a team of engineers and designers, ensuring successful project execution.
  • Act as a supervisor for managing designers working on large distribution and new feeder design projects.
  • Maintain and develop relationships with utility companies, ensuring proper access to systems and compliance with standards.

YOU are the ideal Distribution Project Manager candidate if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (BS Eng) required.
  • PE (Professional Engineer) license preferred.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in distribution project management.
  • Experience with utility projects, specifically joint use, fiber optics, and make-ready work.
  • Knowledge of electric clearance specifications, attachment SE specs, SC code, and regulations related to overhead and underground distribution.
  • Proven experience in managing large distribution projects, including new feeder installations, reconductoring, upgrades, conversions, and reliability projects.
  • Strong leadership skills and experience managing a team of engineers and designers.
  • Familiarity with the utility industry and the ability to work with various carriers and third-party attachments.

About Our Client

Our client is a one-stop-shop for seamless solutions in the Utility Sector. They pride themselves on their ability to provide the highest standard of quality performance by dedication, expertise, and teamwork in various area of the Utility Sector. 

Who We Are

RCS Staffing is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals. RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information, or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.

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