EPC Project Manager II

Category:
Engineering
Industry:
Distribution
Type:
Contract
Location:
Jackson, Michigan
Job ID:
#156764
Recruiter:
Apurba Saikia

Do you want to work for the largest electrical and natural gas utility companies in Michigan? Assisting them in serving 6.7 million of the state’s 10 million residents? They are currently looking for a EPC Project Manager. If you’re interested and qualified, we urge you to apply!

Position: EPC Project Manager

Location: Jackson, Michigan

Duration: Until Dec. 2019 (possible extension)

Job Description:

The Energy Delivery Project Management organization is responsible for the planning, execution, and delivery of large projects for both low and high-voltage distribution, gas transmission and gas distribution with a particular emphasis on those investments involving large customers, reliability improvements and infrastructure modernization. The team also serves as a resource for providing key project management tools and practices for other Distribution Operations & Engineering and Transmission teams. The team's success is measured through making and meeting commitments, informing and offering customer options while delivering safe, reliable service in support of the Company's overall business strategy.

The following key functions make up the Energy Delivery Project Management organization:

  • Gas Project Management
  • Electric Project Management
  • Major Projects
  • Project Control and Analysis
  • Special Programs
  • Plan and manage medium-to-large sized projects of moderate-to high complexity
  • Ensure project results contribute positive business value
  • Meet agreed upon scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives
  • Develop and maintain project plans that provide timely deliverables in order to achieve project objectives
  • Identify initial risks, issues and constraints impacting project execution
  • Work collaboratively with other functional areas in the development of project tasks and deliverables ensuring the successful execution of projects
  • Manage multiple projects at various stages of development concurrently
  • Facilitate the flow of work during a project to ensure that it conforms to the project plan covering forecasting, scoping, planning, scheduling, execution and closeout
  • Ensure that team members understand their authority and responsibility regarding their portion of the project
  • Assume project communication lead role throughout the life cycle of the project
  • Perform presentations for the leadership team
  • Assist in the development of performance metrics and track performance of the projects executed
  • Identify and recommend new processes, techniques and standards that drive performance and process management
  • Identify, prioritize and drive the implementation of process enhancements
  • Validate financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of engineering/business experience with demonstrated capability to lead medium to large scale projects, simultaneously with multiple small scale projects
  • Project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Planning, organizational and leadership skills
  • Communication skills including verbal, written, meeting facilitation and negotiation
  • Interpersonal skills, including the ability to make effective presentations and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients
  • A proven ability to work across departments collaboratively to resolve issues, drive projects to closure, achieve desired results/goals, and/or implement change as needed
  • A proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

The following qualifications are preferred, but not required:

  • Familiarity with electric or gas transmission or distribution infrastructure
  • Experience leading complex projects, with impacts to large energy customers, municipalities, or agencies
  • Demonstrated success in identifying and managing risk
  • Communicating and reporting project status to senior leadership
  • Individuals must have a valid driver’s license and provide their own reliable transportation.

The selected candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor of Science in engineering/business from an accredited college or university

 

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