Operations Manager - Electrical 

Reports to: CLP Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
Work Location: Aberdeen & Edgewood Area
Employment Type: Full Time - Salary

City Light & Power, Inc. has built a reputation as an innovative, reliable and responsive private utility development leader, and is seeking qualified candidates with 5+ years’ experience as an Operations or Project Manager within the Electrical Construction or Utilities Industry.

Key responsibilities and accountability:

  • Supervising, directing and organizing field crews. On some occasions and during emergencies this requires being on call 24/7.

  • Coordinate all field activities between administrative office and field operations

  • Ensure safety of workers through proper training and enforcement

  • Maintain quality control on all projects

  • Verify weekly time sheets

  • Preparing purchase orders for materials and equipment

  • Managing fleet maintenance

Other Management duties to include:

  • Provide input to engineering staff on cost estimates for electric transmission, distribution and substation projects.

  • Schedule and attend field walk-downs with customer, subcontractor and construction personnel to understand and determine constructability requirements.

  • Assist engineering department on field take-offs/evaluations for estimate preparation.

  • Compare various project documents for accuracy and consistency.

  • Participate in estimate review process with internal and external stake holders.

  • Assist construction personnel throughout the project life-cycle in tracking and understanding basis of cost estimate.

  • Follow up at the end of a project to close any loops in the construction process.

  • Assist in the preparation of project construction schedules.

  • Assist in preparation of look-ahead documents and weekly/monthly progress reports.

  • Reviewing and monitoring job costs versus budgets.

  • Reporting to management team.

  • Keeping emphasis on the client, develop and understanding of the client’s culture, key people and processes.


  • Candidate must possess experience in understanding blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to assist in time/cost/labor estimates for projects and services.

  • 5 years or more of experience in the Utility Industry and/or possessing knowledge of electric distribution, transmission and substation projects is preferred.

  • Ability to assist in the preparation of construction schedules.

  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related field is preferred.

  • Must have excellent analytical, organizational, verbal, written, and communication skills.

  • Must be a team player and be able to work with various partners from start to finish.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance:

  • You must be authorized to work in the US without sponsorship. 

  • Willingness to undergo a background check in order to obtain Military Base clearance required.

  • Valid Driver’s License Required



  • CLP offers an excellent benefit package including health, dental, and life insurance, 401K, profit sharing, Paid Time Off, and holidays.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.