Project Manager – Electric Transmission & Distribution

June 1, 2023
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CARIAN is a certified WBE/SBE/DBE Professional Services firm, providing Management, Consulting, Advisory, and Technology Solutions to leading Fortune 500 businesses.

Project Manager – Electric Transmission & Distribution

CARIAN is growing! We are a proud, woman-owned management consulting firm providing program/project management, capital project delivery, consulting, and technology solutions to our customers in the renewable energy, power utilities, infrastructure, and transit/transportation sectors. 

We are searching for a Project Manager – Electric Transmission & Distribution to join our New Jersey team. The Project Manager will manage electric transmission & distribution operations projects relating to transmissions power lines, substations, and other Electrical Capital Projects. The position provides oversight and coordination of all activities related to the successful completion of the assigned project(s), including design engineering, contingency planning (as needed), permitting, procurement, outreach, and construction.

Positions at CARIAN offer comprehensive and competitive benefits (medical, dental, and vision), 401(k) matching, and the opportunity to work with a growing company.


  • The Project Manager will plan, manage, direct, and coordinate all aspects of work related to distribution, transmission, and/or substation engineering and construction. (manage construction request for proposal process, lead evaluation of proposal, interface with construction management firm to ensure adherence to specification/contract terms and conditions).
  • Provide overall management of projects from concept to completion including but not limited to siting, environmental, permitting, planning, estimating, engineering, right-of-way acquisition, project controls, bid phase services, procurement, constructability reviews, material management, construction management, and closeout.
  • Monitor project schedules, manage scope, and control project costs.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with client regarding efforts such as client coordination, strategic planning, scope management, budget finances, subcontracting, project staffing, environmental compliance, facility support and schedule attainment.
  • Work closely with the Project Team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction and that projects are following client’s QA/QC guidelines.
  • Report regularly on progress, cost and schedule metrics, engineering issues, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, and potential impacts.
  • Travel to project locations will be expected.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • 8+ years of utility industry engineering, construction, operations or project management experience
  • Experience in Electric Transmission and Distribution projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Valid US driver license


  • PE License
  • MS in engineering disciplines or MBA
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in electric Transmission and Distribution Engineering and Construction
  • Knowledge of SAP and Primavera

CARIAN takes pride in being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender expression or identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local legally protected class. 

As a WBE/SBE/DBE, CARIAN is committed to providing employment opportunities to women, veterans, and underrepresented minorities. 

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