30+ days ago


San Juan, PR


LUMA - Built for Puerto Rico

We rely on electricity every day. We need it to run our appliances, power the streetlights and produce the goods and services that drive our economy.At LUMA we are committed to provide Puerto Rico with electricity that we all can depend on. At LUMA, we put people first — our employees, our customers and the communities where we live and work. We encourage and inspire our people to embrace opportunities as they work to build an electricity system that will make Puerto Rico a better place.If you're looking for a career where you can make a tangible difference in the lives of your neighbors and your community, LUMA is the place for you. LUMA offers new jobs designed to respond to the current and future needs of the T&D system. Together we're transforming the island's electric transmission and distribution system, and energizing Puerto Rico. Please note that these new jobs with LUMA offer different terms and conditions of employment to those currently in place with PREPA.We will schedule interviews with all qualified PREPA candidates. All PREPA applicants will receive priority in hiring and a compensation package equal to or better than what they receive today. In order to receive notifications as additional positions and locations are posted, please create a profile on our career site.

About the Position

The Project Manager (PM) will lead the initiation, execution, and closing phases of Electrical projects. The position is tasked with ensuring that the projects follow internal management processes. Some of these activities will include creating project charters, estimating using historical costs, experience, schedule tracking, cost forecasting, project close, and lessons learned. The PM would be required to lead relatively difficult projects. The PM is responsible for the overall success of all aspects of the project and will be able to work with limited support. 

What will you get up to everyday?

  • Working independently, providing oversight and expert technical guidance on concepts and designs of electric master system plans, power system, protection and generation models, facility power systems, sustainability/renewable energy systems, including solar and other similar electrical systems of moderate to high complexity to meet client project requirements. 
  • Participates in the preparation of plans, specifications and drawings for facilities, high and low voltage electrical systems such as power distribution systems, lighting, communication, control and instrumentation systems. Checking of such plans for feasibility, constructability and conformance to good engineering practices and code requirements 
  • Engaged in electrical testing of electrical appliances and equipment and with facility construction and commissioning 
  • Developing white papers and technical design documentation of new or special case designs, studies, etc 
  • Leads the project kick-off team meeting. 
  • Escalates major issues to the Manager in a timely manner. 
  • Writes/reviews project charters. 
  • Providing design and engineering analysis to determine cost-effectiveness of mitigation measures to formulate an eligible scope of work. 
  • Spoken and written English fluency will be considered an asset 
  • Competent and knowledgeable with programs and applications such as AUTOCAD, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Google Docs & SharePoint. 
  • Monitors the regular schedule updates from the project team members to identify impacts on critical path activities; mitigate and negotiate if required. 
  • Ensures that all the project documents for project close are assembled and forwarded as per the process. 
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills necessary as well as a strong commitment to customer service excellence 
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be able to build relationships and effectively interact with other accounting and non-accounting departments to achieve shared goals. 
  • Perform major storm restoration work and associated drills as assigned.  
  • Follows all policies and procedures.  
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Leadership Responsibilities


What We are Hoping You Bring to LUMA

LUMA's culture is rooted in the concept of People First, Safety Always. We want your knowledge and expertise to pair with LUMA's globally recognized experts in numerous fields such as customer service, field workforce development, high-voltage transmission engineering, distributed energy resources and mini/micro grid integration. Our employees receive substantial training and development, as well as opportunities for advancement and success. Within our People First, Safety Always culture, we're committed to offering continuous learning opportunities and career-long support for our employees.



  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, or Electrical Technology or related discipline.  



  • Designing and conducting research on electrical systems; such as power generation facilities and distribution facilities 
  • 10+ years of progressive facilities experience 


  • Project Management Professional Designation  



  • Possess valid Class 5 driver’s license. 
  • Professional engineering (PE) license 

Travel Requirements

Travels: Yes 

Percent of time: 50% 

Overnight required: Yes, when required 

Physical Demands

  • Stationary Position -Seldom  
  • Pushing/Pulling/Reaching - Seldom  
  • Climb - Seldom 
  • Kneel - Seldom 
  • Grab - Seldom 
  • Bend - Seldom 
  • Lift/carry over – 10-30 LBS  
  • Vision – Vision acuity to operate vehicle 
  • Hearing – Receive detailed information if spoken to. 

Working Conditions

  • Wet or Humid - Seldom 
  • Working near or on moving mechanical parts – N/A 
  • Working near or on heavy machinery - Seldom 
  • Working in high places - Seldom 
  • Exposed to fumes or airborne particles - Seldom 
  • Exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals - Seldom 
  • Frequency of working in outdoor weather conditions - Seldom   
  • Work with Electricity - Seldom 
  • Work with explosives - N/A  
  • Work on or near a source of radiation - N/A  
  • Loud noise conditions (above 87dB)- Seldom 
  • Other Environmental Factors including weather condition__none____________ 

We are looking forward to seeing your application!

You made it to the end of the job posting! Thank you for expressing interest in LUMA and taking the time to read all the details of this position. We encourage you to apply and give us the opportunity to get to know you better through the recruitment process. Together, we're energizing the people of Puerto Rico.

Note: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, working conditions, physical demands, and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.LUMA provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.