Senior Manager, Strategic Projects

Joplin, MO, US, 64801

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 


Has the overall responsibility of managing the major generation construction projects, economically installed new generation, development of renewable generation, and large environmental compliance projects to ensure quality of construction, accurate budgeting, schedule adherence, and implementing cost controls. Provide technical and management support through recommendation and implementation of projects for Electric Operations. Duties include negotiation of contracts, oversight in reviewing contracts, procurement, construction, and ongoing operations and maintenance to ensure that Liberty’s interests are being met. Provide management and advice to a team of professionals to support the renewable and compliance goals of the department and company.


  • Can organize thoughts and ideas, and effectively express them orally or in writing. Must function as critical link to other companies and external resources.
  • Apply broad technical knowledge in both electrical and mechanical disciplines in planning and implementing major strategic projects in evaluating alternative capacity options to mee the requirements of the company’s customers. Implement best practices and latest methods in project management.
  • Set priorities for tasks and goals: organize information and effective designs; and execute processes and programs. Communicate plans and goals to others in the company for their information and input
  • The ability to identify and implement the actions required to achieve the company’s strategy. Ability to work toward an arrangement or business deal while obtaining a favorable consideration for the company.
  • Earn trust and respect of others inside and outside the company. Give and accept feedback. Choose bets course of action regarding project management with urgency and confidence after identifying and evaluating both options and impact. Accept accountability for results
  • Ability to institute programs, policies, and products as a result of a project or strategic plan.



Education and Experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience and Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, with experience in  electric utility construction and project management
  • A thorough understanding of the principles, purpose and operation of utility electrical and mechanical equipment and a practical knowledge of substation operation.
  • Prefer Professional Engineer License, or ability to obtain.
  • A valid driver's license #LI-CT1

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund


We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.

Nearest Major Market: Joplin