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TalenTrust Substation Engineering Project Manager/Practice Leader  in Columbus, Ohio

Job Title: Substation Engineering Project Manager/Practice Leader

Company: Paul J. Ford & Company

Location: Columbus, OH

Are you a Project Manager that loves substation engineering? Do you enjoy consulting with clients to deliver world-class engineering projects? Are you driven and passionate about helping to build a new engineering department and being a practice/division leader? Then we want to talk with you.

Company Overview

Paul J. Ford & Company offers a broad range of structural engineering services to architects, contractors, owners and developers in the building industry, as well as the utility and communication tower industries. Our 50-year track record of high-quality, innovative solutions, integrity and responsiveness makes us the preferred partner of clients in The Americas and abroad.

With a long history of innovation and commitment to clients and communities, we take pride in being a nationally recognized structural engineering leader. Our portfolio of structural design projects spans 50+ years, 50 states, and 49 foreign countries.

Check out our website, along with our YouTube page, for a glimpse into life at Paul J Ford:

Position Summary

The Substation Engineering Project Manager will manage, direct and coordinate all aspects of work related to substations, switching stations and/or collector stations. The Project Manager will report directly to the Engineering Manager and is responsible for the profit and loss of individual projects, and the successful completion of projects within the project scope, schedule and budget. Additionally, the successful candidate will play a vital role in the growth of our substation engineering services and will utilize his/her exceptional leadership skills and strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to successfully deliver world-class engineering projects, while also serving as a senior resource in developing new business, and ultimately growing and managing a substation engineering team.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Initiate, plan, execute, control and close-out of major electric transmission and substation projects.

  • Develop proposals and recommendations in response to client requests.

  • Perform detailed civil and structural design for all aspects of transmission lines, distribution lines, and substation projects.

  • Utilize project management techniques and quality control measures to achieve superior financial and client results.

  • Manage engineering projects and project teams to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction and that projects are adhering to QA/QC guidelines.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact for the client and all project stakeholders.

  • Lead business development efforts through successful relationship building.

    What you need:

  • Progressive experience in substation and overhead transmission line engineering.

  • Progressive experience managing all aspects of complex multi-faceted engineering projects.

  • Exceptional leadership and communication skills, and proven ability to lead diverse project teams.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Self-starter will strong drive and can-do attitude.

  • Strong relationship building and business development abilities.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited school is required.

  • PE is required.

Yes, we have more benefits!

Medical, dental and vision insurance; Company paid life insurance, short term and long term disability; Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time; Paid maternity/paternity leave; 401(k) savings program; Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); Flexible Spending Account (dependent care and medical); Tuition reimbursement; Continuing education; Professional development; Paid professional membership and professional license fees; Financial assistance for educational needs and licensure; Engineers are paid straight time for overtime (STOT); Flexible work schedule and much more….

ID: 2020-4440

External Company Name: TalenTrust LLC

External Company URL:

Street: 250 E Broad St #600,