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Project Manager II (Electrical T&D)

Syracuse, NY 13202

Posted: 09/19/2022 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 493578 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Electrical utility experience preferably with transmission and distribution. MS office experience, SAP is a nice to have. P6 Primavera is also preferred.

About the Position:

Responsible for the planning, delivery, management, and governance of assigned projects in accordance with the project management processes defined by scope, schedule & quality. Provide leadership and clear direction project team.

Position Responsibilities (including but limited to):
  • Manage electric distribution, transmission and substation projects and DOT relocations, including new facilities, major additions, rehab and retrofit projects.
  • Manage all aspects of assigned project(s) including:
  • communications; team leadership;
  • sign off on and deliver to approved scope, cost estimate, schedule and resource plan;
  • control of project scope, cost, quality and schedule parameters / risk management;
  • compliance with environmental, safety and standards and policies;
  • acquisition of required permits, licenses and land rights;
  • engineering and design deliverables;
  • contracted services, equipment and material procurement and administration;
  • construction, interface with operations, and commissioning;
  • close activities with project acceptance; and
  • provide project status reports to team members and stakeholders.
  • Promote a culture of efficiency, teamwork, collaboration, and efficient resource utilization both throughout the department, the project team(s) and project support groups including Engineering & Design departments, Operations, Asset Management groups, Supply Chain Management, Business and Commercial Services, Real Estate, Environmental and Administrative Service groups.
  • Provide project management consulting and expertise for peers within the Engineering & Design groups. Seek and promote best practices approach to project management within the team and work group.

Knowledge & Experience Required:
  • 2+ years electric utility experience / civil background required.
  • 3+ years experience with project management or equivalent relevant experience preferred.
  • A Bachelors degree, preferably in an engineering discipline and/or significant relevant project management, engineering and construction experience in all aspects of utility substation/line construction operations. MBA preferred.
  • Experience with successful delivery of complex projects and possess team leadership skills.
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills.
  • Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative and ability to interact with company personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives, and town/city officials in a positive collaborative manner.
  • Knowledge of power system operations, electrical and civil engineering, environmental, engineering economics, and familiarity with legal, purchasing, and utility accounting regulations.
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints. Bottom-line oriented, budget-conscious, metric/measurement driven.
  • Ability to create a high energy team climate whereby team members are able to discuss relevant issues freely and where there is a strong emphasis on continuous improvement.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders (e.g. both external and internal).
  • Strong skills in: negotiations, presentation, construction management, interpersonal & written communication, and critical analysis.
  • Exhibit high personal standards of commitment and integrity.
  • Valid drivers license with a safe driving history required. Occasional travel to job sites (about quarterly).
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