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Utility Services Project Manager

Utility Services Project Manager

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is seeking a Utility Services Project Manager to join our team in Kennesaw, GA.


Key Responsibilities

  • Project Management on Utility Services projects
  • SUE, Utility location and Utility Coordination
  • Utility Services employee Management
  • Aid in Marketing Survey, SUE and Utility Coordination
  • Work with the geomatics services manager to achieve department goals
  • Continued training of field crew personnel
  • Provide quality control and quality assurance on Utility Services deliverables

Project Related Responsibilities

  • All facets of Utility Services Projects Including;
  • Daily designation of all sub surface utilities, utilizing geophysical, and magnetic equipment
  • Daily use of ground penetrating radar (GPR) to detect slab voids, steel reinforcement, structural evaluations, utilities and non-metallic /metallic objects
  • Daily operation of vacuum excavation truck
  • Daily contact with utility companies to coordinate design conflict resolution plans
  • Preparation of cost and time estimates for Utility Services proposals
  • Preparation of invoices for projects
  • Review conflict resolution cost estimates provided by utility companies
  • Implement and improve upon Utility Coordination service level
  • Daily coordination with various utility engineers for collection of records research
  • Site inspection
  • Monitor technical and quality control standards
  • Assist geomatics services manager in purchase of all supplies, and required equipment

Employee Related Responsibilities

  • Directing and coordinating the activities of Utility Services technicians
  • Aid geomatics services manager in creating and administering personnel policies
  • Participates in and supports development of long term goals and objectives
  • Monitor and improve upon production levels, and staff utilization
  • Coordinate training efforts

Management Related Responsibilities

  • Generate new business leads using various marketing strategies
  • Strengthen existing client relationships
  • Assist in the development of new marketing material
  • Analysis of activities, costs, operations and forecast data towards goal attainment
  • Enforcing company policies with respect to safety, protocol, and procedure.
  • Support for utility services nd survey staff as needed
  • Assist with CADD Mapping as needed (AutoCAD, MicroStation)

Skills / Qualifications


  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Computer skills and technical competence
  • Commitment to work with other sections and divisions of Amec Foster Wheeler
  • 10 – 15 years of utility experience
  • Valid driver’s license
  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to travel


  • Prefer familiarity with AutoCAD and MicroStation
  • Prefer familiarity with surveying
  • Prefer Department of Transportation experience in NC, SC, FL, GA

Physical Demands

  • Performing work in a variety of climate conditions including hot and cold weather climates
  • Requires the use of hand held equipment
  • Must be able to work in a field environment and have the ability to travel as required
  • Managing several jobs simultaneously
  • Maintain good relations with Utility Companies
  • Maintain good client relations
  • Motivating employees

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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