1+ months

Transmission Project Management Manager

Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)
Austin, Texas 78744

Ready to be a part of something truly impactful? This is where your passion for Texas merges with a calling to serve. Texas is one of the fastest-growing economies in the United States and the Texas population growth is echoing this. This is an incredible time and opportunity to be with a team of professionals that are building the critical infrastructure of tomorrow that will make this growth possible! The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) is looking for a Manager, Project Management to join the Transmission Project Management Office. The type of projects your team will lead includes various types of Transmission Lines and Substations Projects. If you are looking to begin your career at an extraordinary company while also enhancing the lives of Texans, this is the job for you! Our approach to the work environment focuses on the balance between teamwork and flexibility which means we are currently in a hybrid schedule: two days in the office at a minimum with the option to work three days remotely.

You will be trusted to:

  • Provides leadership and direction to staff to provide operationally and control support for project management.
  • Hires, trains, assigns work, evaluates, and orchestrate the performance, resolves compensation of subordinate staff in compliance with human resources, and handles all aspects of staff supervision.
  • Maintains awareness of department issues and responds to employee needs and concerns. Communicates with employees to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of information.
  • Develops strategic and operating plans, goals, objectives, priorities, and procedures that are in alignment with the strategic goals and objectives of LCRA.
  • Responsible for establishing and supervising a portfolio of projects and providing services to portfolio projects such as guidelines, policies, planning, scheduling, estimating the cost, and risk assessment.
  • Develops new policies and procedures as needed to ensure the successful implementation of project programs. Establishes direction, identifies problems, and resolves them by developing solutions to remedy those items. Facilitates establishment and communication of program goals and strategies across LCRA.
  • Ensures Project Managers develop and implement project plans and project controls to ensure that projects are monitored for schedule and budget compliance. Develops action plans to address recommendations from program audits and ensures these action plans are fully implemented.
  • May prepare Board agenda items and makes presentations to the LCRA Board of Directors.
  • Facilitates solutions and resolves issues across LCRA related to the Transmission Project Management Office.
  • May use experience gained in legal and regulatory matters by providing direct support for testimony preparation. As necessary, provides information in response to PUCT Requests for Information (RFIs).
  • May assume the role of a project or program manager in addition to supervisory responsibilities.
  • Travels independently or with a small team to project sites as needed.

You are a great fit with:

  • Professional Project Management (PMP) certification
  • Experience leading a multi-disciplined project management group
  • Experience leading multi-million dollar projects

You gain:

- Competitive salary & medical, dental, vision and legal insurance

- Paid time off, including time for vacation, sick and family care leave

- 401(k) match up to 8% that includes a student loan 401(k) contribution program option

- Life and disability insurance

- Wellness program including wellness incentive

- Extensive learning & development programs

And more - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.


Equal Opportunity Employer

LCRA provides equal employment opportunities and a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at LCRA are based on business need, job requirement and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state legal requirements governing nondiscrimination in employment.


You qualify with:

  • Twelve or more years of experience in project controls, project management or work package management, including four or more years managing projects (including managing scope, schedule and budget). A degree(s) in project management, business, finance, economics, engineering, construction management, math, science, computer science, information technology or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.  
  • Driver's license

Salary Details

Salary is determined based on relevant experience.


Posted: 2023-02-09 Expires: 2023-03-26

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