Engineering Project Manager - Power Delivery

  • Full-time

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

Imagine being part of a team that shapes the skyline and revolutionizes energy systems. As a Project Manager on Olsson's Transmission and Distribution (Power Delivery) team, you'll contribute to upgrading electrical systems to meet future demands and design the robust, high-powered substations vital to our communities. This role is a blend of technical project management and client-facing responsibilities, perfect for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit looking to grow Olsson's presence in the Arizona energy market.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead project management for complex, high-priority projects across multiple teams.
  • Develop project scopes, schedules, and budgets; track progress to ensure financial success and timely completion.
  • Manage complex contract negotiations and serve as the primary liaison between all project parties.
  • Lead execution of project plans by managing teams, coordinating resources, and ensuring alignment with project objectives.
  • Monitor progress, manage change requests, execute risk management, and maintain quality standards.
  • Foster ongoing positive relationships with clients, focusing on exceptional service to secure future work.
  • Mentor staff on project management best practices.


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others.
  • Having ownership in the work you do.
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities.
  • Empowering others to use their talents.

You bring to the team:

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute and work well with a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, sciences, construction, planning, landscape architecture, or a related area preferred; associate degree with equivalent experience considered.
  • A minimum of 8-12 years of project experience in the energy industry, with a strong preference for experience and connections in the Arizona Utilities market.
  • Demonstrated ability in managing projects and client relationships, with a 50/50 focus on project management and client engagement.

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As an Olsson employee, you’ll receive our traditional benefits package (health care, vision, dental, paid time off, etc.), plus you’ll:

  • Become an owner in the company after your first year through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).
  • Engage in work that has a positive impact in communities.
  • Receive an excellent 401(k) match.
  • Participate in a wellness program promoting balanced lifestyles.
  • Benefit from a bonus system that rewards performance.
  • Have the possibility for flexible work arrangements.

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.