Senior Project Manager, Power Delivery at CobbFendley

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Houston, Texas

Job Description:

Since 1980, CobbFendley has been committed to providing innovative engineering and surveying solutions with the goal of bettering communities. Our multi-discipline approach allows for the efficient completion of projects through experienced staff who focus on client communication. We are always seeking talented and qualified professionals to enhance our ability to provide clients with exceptional service.

Are you ready to Join Our Block and advance your career?At CobbFendley, people are our most valued resource. We offer a(n):

  • Competitive compensation package with comprehensive benefits including 401(k) Matching and Profit-sharing Contributions; Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP); Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance; Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance; Employer Funded and Voluntary Life Insurance; Tuition Reimbursement; and Continuing Education Programs

  • Extended office closure from December 25 through January 1 to relax and enjoy the holidays

  • Professional and personal growth through innovative in-house training and collaborative resources

  • Community service opportunities through the CobbFendley Cares Committee, focusing on STEM Education, Hunger Relief, and Sustainable Solutions

CobbFendley is seeking a Senior Project Manager in our Houston, Texas office.


The successful candidate’s most important qualifications include the following.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Civil Engineering or a related field of study from an ABET accredited university or institution.

  • P.E. License in the State of Texas.

  • 8+ years of progressive power distribution engineering experience.

  • Proven experience producing construction plan sets independently.

  • Experience with substantial utility projects from conception to completion.

  • Experiencing utilizing Vision/VantagePoint as a project management tool considered a plus.

  • Motivation to work in a dynamic environment with strict deadlines.

  • Desire to collaborate with professionals and clients to increase your industry knowledge and grow in your career.

  • Commitment to perform responsibilities consistent with industry standards to achieve department and company goals.

  • Interest in developing relationships with clients, partners, and local organizations to remain a trusted resource in the community.


  • Engineering design, management, and business development for CobbFendley’s Power Delivery practice.

  • Provide project management services to CobbFendley clients, consisting primarily of electric utility companies, municipalities, and cooperatives but also including commercial/residential developers and construction contractors.

  • Prepare proposals, developing project deliverables, maintaining client relationships, managing project budgets, invoicing and collections for assigned projects.

  • Manage and mentor CobbFendley’s Power Delivery team and project personnel.

  • Interface with existing clients to ensure excellent service.

  • Provide electric distribution design, planning, and coordination services for overhead and underground distribution and transmission projects.

  • Identify and solicit project opportunities with current and new clients, as well as cross-marketing of other practice areas such as gas design, SUE, and survey.

  • Participate in marketing meetings and strategic marketing discussions.

  • Identify and recruit personnel to continue the ongoing process of establishing a stable, profitable Power Delivery practice.

  • Assist in developing procedures, systems, standards, and methods for project delivery.

  • Contribute and engage in the utility industry including relevant conferences and technical committees.

  • Travel to project sites and CobbFendley offices as required to perform duties.

  • Develop a complete understanding of the CobbFendley accounting system for project management.

  • Work to establish successful projects including shared work with other CobbFendley geographic locations other than your home base.

  • Perform independent research and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Work with minimal supervision and deliver accurate work product.

  • Adhere to CobbFendley’s safety standards to uphold a safe and efficient environment.

  • Maintain a professional attitude and fulfill responsibilities with integrity.

If and when the duties and responsibilities change and develop, the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.


  • Sitting and/or standing for extended periods of time.

  • Mobility within the office including movement between floors and workstations.

  • Repeated motions (e.g., typing, reaching, bending, lifting, and carrying).

  • Communication with other employees and clients.


  • Most work is performed in a professional office environment. Some trips to client offices and job sites for observations will be required.

  • Job site observations factors could include: walking and climbing on uneven surfaces, exposure to outdoor environments and extreme weather (heat and freezing temperatures), noise exposure, driving for extended periods of time, exposure to allergens (e.g., pollen, dust, cedar, sumac, poison ivy), exposure to construction and traffic work zones, possible hand and power tool use, and extended periods of Personal Protective Equipment use.

  • Extended use of electronic devices (e.g., computers, printers, copiers, scanners, plotters, and telephones).

  • Use of cutting tools and equipment (e.g., plotting equipment, rotary paper cutter).


  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM CST.

  • This position may include the need for overtime hours.

  • This position’s hours fluctuate based on department needs.


At CobbFendley, we are an equal opportunity employer, interested in qualified candidates with the requisite employment authorization eligibility to work in the United States. All candidates are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or veteran status, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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  • Pre-Employment Screenings.All offers of employment at CobbFendley are contingent upon the prospective employee passing a drug screening, physical exam (if applicable), and various background verifications (including but not limited to 10-year history of the county, state, federal, and a 5-year history of motor vehicle records).

  • Work Authorization + Sponsorship.Cobb, Fendley & Associates, Inc. participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). The E-Verify system uses federal databases to rapidly validate individual identities and work eligibility from the information gathered in the Form I-9. CobbFendley will not sponsor applications of work visas. We understand that this could affect your decision to apply with these conditions in mind.

  • External Recruiting Agencies.CobbFendley does not and will not accept unsolicited resumes under any circumstances from independent recruiters, recruiting agencies, or similar entities. Recruiting activity on behalf of a candidate does NOT constitute CobbFendley's acceptance of terms and conditions without prior contractual agreements signed by authorized CobbFendley personnel. Unsolicited resumes through any channels including cold calling, emails, applications, social media messaging, etc., will not be reviewed.

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