Henkels & McCoy

Energized Services (Barehand/Hot Work) Manager

US-PA-Blue Bell
5 months ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Category
Construction - Management
CDL Required
Lifting Required
Travel Required


Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry.


H&M is seeking a Manager of Energized Services. This position will be located in Blue Bell, PA.


The Energized Services Manager (ESM) in close collaboration with the Regional Power leadership is to establish, develop and formalize barehad/hot work (Energized Services) construction and maintenance practices across the United States. The ESM will be responsible for developing a business plan, market analysis, and establish a go-to-market strategies at an enterprise level. This position will also manage and support the financial and business development aspects of Energized Services related electrical power transmission construction and maintenance projects.


This position provides leadership for both technical and administrative functions involving short and long range planning within the Power Line of Businesses. This position is also responsible for the development of safe work practices, procedures, training programs as well as leading the procurement efforts for the necessary equipment and tools.


Major Job Elements

  • Provide senior leadership in the energized services operations area, demonstrating vision, experience and maturity.
  •  Establish, develop, plan, organize, coordinate and lead the efficient and safe operation of Energized Services projects across the United States. 
  •  Establish safe work practices, procedures, training and qualifications program.  
  • Engage in power LOB business development and sales activities (as relates to energized services), both individually and in conjunction with regional and corporate personnel to ensure market penetration for H&M energized services in identified markets.
  • Manage relationships with existing power customers, alliance partners and potential customers.
  • Participate in proposal and contract development, negotiations and alliance meetings.
  • As needed, evaluate bids for conformity with contract requirements and specifications and make recommendations.  Prepare specifications for projects, equipment and facilities.
  • Adhere to performance goals, operations reviews, project reviews, including formal auditing processes such as project QA plans, pre-plans, project plans and post job reviews.
  • Develop performance and labor strategies to compete in new and existing markets.
  • Prepare project status reports and provide regular updates directly to senior management. 
  • Ensure all company, customer, and project policies, procedure standards, safety programs, etc., are adhered to. 
  • Provide input and direction to planning, scheduling, and engineering functions as required.
  • Assess competency and training requirements for direct reports.
  • Perform annual performance evaluations and initiates disciplinary action if required for direct reports.


Specific Skills & Expectations:

  • Expert in the Energized Services arena
  • Sales presentation skills
  • Contract development skills
  • Superior negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong people management and development skills
  • Excellent communication, prioritization and organizational skills
  • Overnight travel is required.



  • BS / MBA degree in a related field is preferred or the equivalent in directly related experience in the power construction industry is required.
  • Certifications or additional education in Construction Management, Contracts Management, and/or Project Management Training preferred.

General Experience:

  • 15 years or more experience in related high voltage power transmission/distribution construction and/or maintenance work
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in barehad/hot work.
  • Proven track record of sales, development of successful business proposals, awarded and completed projects required.

 Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.





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