Henkels & McCoy

Project Manager

3 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Category
Project Management
CDL Required
Lifting Required
Travel Required


Henkels & McCoy, Inc., (H&M) one of the largest privately held utility contracting firms in North America, with over 4500 employees in 80 cities and over 90 years of a proven reputation as one of the most reliable, innovative and diversified firms in the engineering and construction industry, is currently seeking a Project Manager as part of our growth strategy.

This Project Manager position will provide project related management for multiple large and small Overhead and Underground Power Transmission and Distribution construction projects throughout the Western US. This position is accountable for all aspects of a project's success from the initial proposal/bidding process to meet or exceed the clients’ expectations to the profitable completion of the jobs with a special emphasis on Safety Performance. Additionally, this position provides direct support to other functional project teams in the planning and execution of the job including resolving issues, managing resources, project coordination, interfacing with client representatives regarding the projects progress, oversight of project accounting, training, mentoring and coaching.


This position will be based out of the West Region company's headquarters in Pomona, CA, with long and short term assignments that will include travel determined by specific project needs.


Major Job Elements

  • Manages overall project performance (scope, safety, quality, schedule, innovation, cost, and customer satisfaction).
  • Serves as single point-of-contact, establishing, maintaining and managing customer, subcontractor, and joint venture partner's  expectations (where applicable) regarding overall project performance.
  • Manage onsite vendors and subcontractors to ensure level of performance is within scope of PMO expectations
  • Develop relationships with local vendors and subcontractors as failsafe contingencies
  • Reports project status and performance data as required to management and stakeholders.
  • Ensures compliance with the Henkels & McCoy established Project Management Methodology (PMM).
  • Plans, monitors, and controls the project throughout its lifecycle. • Running a major project from $500,000 to $10 million or several smaller projects.
  • Mentoring others in Henkels and McCoy's PMM. This PMM is based on PMI's PMBok®.
  • Training/teaching Henkels and McCoy's PMM.
  • Assisting in the development and continuous improvement of Henkels and McCoy's PMM.
  • Assist in the marketing and business development activities as required.
  • Estimate and proposal development including analyzing scope documents and technical writing


  • BS degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering or related profession required.
  • 5+ years of relevant (power construction industry- Transmission/Distribution and Substation) Project Management Experience required.
  • Experience working with Utilities, emphasis with- Southern California Edison, San Diego Gas and Electric, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power and Southern California Gas.
  • Ability to understand and interpret estimates. Estimating experience preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in construction industry Project Management Methodology required.
  • The position of Project Manager at Henkels and McCoy requires the ability to work in an office setting as well as on active  construction sites.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills required.
  • Experience / knowledge of construction operations, power transmission / distribution design, financial acumen and team based  management required.
  • Ability to host productive meetings and present information to both small and large groups
  • Ability to review and understand customer’s drawings and contract language
  • Thorough understanding of utility industry practices, operations, contract administration, contract management, and standards,  with emphasis on power utility business required.
  • Travel will be required as well as the ability to commit to long term on site assignments.
  • Coaching skills to develop Associate Project Managers
  • Proficient understanding of CPM scheduling and software applications (Primavera, MS Project) is beneficial.
  • This position includes but is not limited to significant time standing or walking on uneven ground, possible climbing of ladders  or being in high places, working in tight spaces and in general, being overall physically demanding.
  • Fundamental business writing skills required • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization.
  • Able to work with minimum supervision


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



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