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POWER Engineers Senior Project Manager in Overland Park, Kansas

Senior Project Manager

Location: Overland Park

State/Territory: Kansas

Department: Generation Project Mgmt Dept


Power Generation - Senior Project Manager

At POWER Engineers, we believe in the perfect blend of work and fun, providing an environment that fosters both professional and personal growth. We are looking for passionate, creative individuals ready to make their mark in the engineering world. We have an opening for a Senior Project Manager in the POWER Generation Division .

Our efforts are purposeful, playing a vital role in advancing essential energy infrastructure. This infrastructure not only confronts the challenge of decarbonization but also ensures the provision of clean and reliable energy. In the renewable industries, we wield substantial activity and influence, backed by a proven track record and demonstrated expertise across diverse projects and innovations spanning solar, wind, battery storage, geothermal, hydrogen, renewable fuels, and carbon capture. While this massive transition in how we produce energy is underway, we also recognize the need to provide firming power solutions using cleaner gas fired generation. We are dedicated to assisting clients such as independent power producers, municipal electric utilities, and investor-owned utilities in overcoming hurdles and implementing resilient power grid systems tailored for the future. It holds strategic significance not only for our communities but also for national security, particularly concerning military bases and defense systems.

As part of our team, you'll get to apply your skills to projects that positively impact global infrastructure while also supporting environmental stewardship. This challenging yet fulfilling role will allow you to expand your skills through real-world training while fostering innovative ideas. The ideal candidate possesses the drive to lead complex projects and has insatiable curiosity about national and global energy markets and emerging technologies that aid our clients meet their energy and sustainability goals.

Job Summary of Roles and Responsibilities

POWER Engineers' Generation Business Unit is seeking a Senior Project Manager. The qualified candidate may serve as project manager on a single large project or several smaller projects concurrently. This position requires discretion and independent judgment in the execution of projects. The qualified candidate will be based in one of our offices in Atlanta, GA; Boise, ID; Hailey, ID; Overland Park, KS; Mount Laurel, NJ; or Oradell, NJ.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Project Proposal and budget development

  • Managing large budget Generation Projects for multiple disciplines

  • Responsible for the execution, coordination, schedule, and maintaining integrity of assigned projects, including compliance with contractual requirements, as well as acceptable engineering/design practices and quality control

  • Responsible for maintaining corporate and generation division quality procedures

  • Must be able to organize and manage projects to meet or improve the scheduled time frame, budget, and other related goals

  • Will regularly interact with clients, so must be able to communicate effectively and resolve technical and commercial project issues

  • The candidate will be responsible for business development, developing proposals, and making presentations

  • Projects may be domestic or international so some travel may be required

Required Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering

  • Minimum of 15 years of related work experience

  • Experience in the EPC industry with a focus on power plant design work

  • Ability to lead and manage complex projects

  • Experience in a diverse range of power plant technologies is valued but not required (such as biomass, municipal waste, geothermal, hydrogen production and applications, carbon capture, BESS, hydro, wind, solar, gas-fired and/or coal).While subject matter proficiency is beneficial, the capacity to effectively lead and oversee intricate projects is required

  • Direct industry involvement is preferred

  • Good understanding of commercial terms and conditions and ability to negotiate the same

  • Proven ability to estimate, scope, schedule, and budget projects and keep projects on track in all these areas post-award

  • Commitment to high-quality work and maintaining the professional reputation and client relationships that bring repeat business

Desired Education/Experience

  • Licensed Engineer

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

  • Excellent communication skills and team player

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to positively impact society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefits package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program

  • Fertility Benefits

  • Gender-affirming care

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

EOE, including disability/vets