Construction Manager – Transmission Line and Substation

at Sargent & Lundy
Location Indianapolis, Indiana
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified



Sargent & Lundy is one of the most experienced full-service architect-engineering firms in the world. Founded in 1891, the firm is a global leader in power and energy with expertise in grid modernization, renewable energy, energy storage, nuclear power, and fossil fuels. Sargent & Lundy delivers comprehensive project services-from consulting, design and implementation to construction management, commissioning and operations/maintenance-with an emphasis on quality and safety. The firm serves public and private sector clients in the power and energy, gas distribution, industrial, and government sectors.

Our Core Values

Every decision we make is guided by our core values. By upholding these six principles, we support our clients, employees, and community. They are the compass we follow as we continue to grow our business and lead the industry.

Quality - We provide high-quality deliverables and services through an uncompromising focus on peer review, safety, and continuous improvement.

Accountability - Our actions demonstrate the highest levels of professionalism, integrity, and respect.

Our People - We value diverse perspectives, encourage professional growth, and are committed to providing a work community where people thrive. Our work is challenging but rewarding.

Our Clients - We deliver value and exceed our clients' expectations through outstanding customer service, personal accessibility, and clear communication.

Innovation - Since 1891, we have invested in the people, training, tools, and technology needed to quickly adapt in a constantly changing world.

Meaningful Impact - We make a positive impact in the communities where we work and live.


  • Develop project specific construction management and commissioning management work plans.
  • Lead and manage the site construction management and commissioning staff.
  • Monitor overall construction and commissioning progress, cost, quality, scope and safety.
  • Manage and mitigate construction and commissioning work risk.
  • Report variances and cause action to be taken to address negative variances.
  • Report construction progress and cost to Owner.
  • Lead construction project performance review meeting.
  • Qualifications

    We do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.

  • Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering Discipline, Construction Management, or Equivalent Trade Experience.
  • 10+ years Construction Management experience within the Electric Utility Industry
  • 5-10 years Electric Transmission and Substation management experience
  • Construction labor knowledge and labor planning experience.
  • Experience in establishing and effectively using project controls tools to manage a construction project.
  • Understanding of a process approach to accomplishing construction management and start-up testing work.
  • Demonstrated Client relationship building experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with and guide others in potentially adversarial situations.
  • Sargent & Lundy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any protected status as defined by law.

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