Project Management
21001123 Requisition #

Henkels & McCoy is an industry-leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure construction and maintenance services for the power, oil & gas pipeline, gas distribution, and communication markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, Henkels & McCoy adapts over 95 years of experience to the dynamic and evolving infrastructure needs of today. Henkels & McCoy has been recognized with an E. I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award and is 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.

Managing distribution, transmission and substation projects for power utility. Candidate must have experience in electrical construction, specifically within the utility industry. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: project performance, schedule, quality and safety. Effective communication, time management and organization are required to work with construction management, our customer and project stakeholders.

Major Job Elements (Project Management):

  • Ensure completion of project deliverables (schedule, estimate, construction plan) according to customer requirements. 
  • Accountable for project performance (scope, safety, quality, schedule, and cost).
  • Act as the single point of contact between Henkels & McCoy and the customer regarding project activities.
  • Manage project costs, including development of recovery plans to stay within budget limits.
  • Prepare project status reports.
  • Provide forecasts and cash flow for projects.
  • Communicate project performance data to management and customers, as required.
  • Assist in the development and provide updates for project schedules on  multiple, simultaneous large projects

Major Job Elements (Estimating):

  • Review contracts, proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings, etc. to determine scope of work and required contents of the estimate. 
  • Prepare estimates by calculating the complete takeoff of the scope of work. 
  • Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to a particular bid / project. 
  • Review all final estimate packages with operations personnel prior to formal quotation, to insure accuracy and completeness. 
  • Participate in bid strategy and presentation meetings as requested. 
  • Support Corporate and Region personnel in preparation of estimates. Provide technical support as necessary. 
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures. 
  • Assist in developing and supporting the proposal response.  Includes writing work plans, schedule development, other technical response.      
  • Manage RFP process for necessary suppliers and subcontractors. 


  • Leadership and superior communication skills are essential.
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Construction Management preferred. 
  • 5+ years of experience managing projects and estimating in the construction industry. Utility construction experience is required.
  • Experience in any of the following areas is a plus: contract management, CPM scheduling, or Earned Value Management.
  • Position works out of the Salem IL office.

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

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