EPC Project Manager

We are looking for an EPC Project Manager on behalf of Michigan’s largest electrical utility distributor. They will provide leadership and managing scope, budget, schedule and achieving the goals of projects related to electric infrastructure improvement and customer interconnection.

 

Duties Include:

  • Plan and manage medium-to-large sized projects of moderate-to high complexity, as well as single year and multi-year programs, that deliver key EPM strategies 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 Consumers Energy 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

 

This position will be remote to start with the expectation to work onsite in Jackson, MI once company returns to office

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering/Business from an accredited college or university
  • 4+ years of applied engineering or equivalent working experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred.
  • Familiarity with electric 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
  • Project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Strong communication skills including verbal, written, presentations, meeting facilitation and negotiation
  • Experience with process management and improvement

Technical Writer

We are looking for a Technical Writer on behalf of our client within the utilities industry. They will develop procedures, guidelines, job aids, training materials, and project documentation. 

They will work directly with subject matter experts, end users, and other staff members to understand the direction of the documentation within this project. They may also be required to work with HTML and web based software tools.

Using their technical writing methodology, they to draft and clarify information from fragmented raw data, and facilitate the review and approval process for documents.

Must be able to meet deadlines, work on multiple documents at the same time, and apply corporate quality processes.

 Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Technical Communication, Professional Writing, Technical Writing
  • Recent and relevant technical writing experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent technical research and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Experience with MadCap Flare is a plus.

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Administrative Assistant

On behalf of one of North America’s largest gas distributors, we are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join their team in Escanaba. 

The ideal candidate will be organized, self motivated and a multi tasker. They will have strong communication skills and ability to work with a variety of personalities and levels of management.

 

Duties Include:

  • Perform standard and advanced administrative and business operations duties for Manager(s).
  • Provides analytical support within a functional organization.
  • Prepares reports for use in business planning and analysis for assigned area.
  • Works on a variety of issues and may exercise independent judgment and recommendations in selecting optimum reporting techniques.
  • Develop and improve office management processes.
  • Coordinate new hire and existing employee moves by establishing IT accounts, phone extensions, etc.
  • Assists in the development of project plans. Works with project manager(s) to ensure the integrity and completeness of status reports.
  • Coordinate meetings.
  • Make travel and lodging arrangements as required.
  • Maintain manager’s calendar and schedules.
  • Screen calls, distribute mail, and update contact lists.
  • Process expense reports, EMRs and order supplies.
  • Process Purchase Orders.
  • Create correspondence and maintain library of presentations.
  • Coordinate and implement special projects, maintain confidential files.
  • Attend staff meetings,
  • TDR meetings and provide meeting minutes.

Coordinate and manage vacation calendars and timecard reviews

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EPC Project Manager

 We are looking for an EPC Project Manager to join our client’s team in Bellevue, MI. They will lead a project team who will focus on projects centered planning, execution, and delivery of large projects for both low and high-voltage distribution, gas transmission and gas distribution.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 Consumers Energy 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

 

**This position will have HQ in Bellevue, Michigan. Projects in Lansing, Michigan.** 

 

Requirements:

  • 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
  • A Bachelor of Science in engineering/business from an accredited college or university
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

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Customer Energy Management Service Designer

We are looking for Customer Energy Management Service Designer on behalf of one of Michigan’s largest utilities provider. This role requires a blend of technical knowledge and excellent customer service skills. They will work closely with the organizations’ clients to ensure they receive the best care and efficient resolution to any issues. 

Duties Include:

  • Analyze and resolve a wide variety of work procedures (which may involve the engineering design, work order preparation, field checking, scheduling coordination, material provisioning and ordering, billing, redlining, preparation of “as-builts,” and work order reconciliation and closeout).
  • Interact with other internal departments to resolve customer issues, and communicate, negotiate and counsel on a variety of topics including payment options, complex technical information or procedures, energy rates, and explaining company policy in a variety of energy-related areas.
  • Interpret and analyze a wide variety of complex technical/scientific design projects, perform scheduling for multiple tasks or work coordination, and respond to customer inquiries including but not exclusive to new energy requests. These tasks involve the evaluation of alternative courses of action, recommending and coordinating the appropriate actions through the work process to meet customer energy needs.
  • Coordinate with employees in other departments and/or external agencies to meet any special requirements of the energy request orders.
  • Field site visits to take field notes and/or work meet customers on site.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Skills Required

  • Possess strong computer (Windows, Microsoft Office) and analytical skills
  • SAP & CAD experience
  • Have the ability to interact with internal and external clients to receive highly advanced information and data
  • Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
  • Exhibit exceptional problem solving skills.

 

Educational Requirements:

A two-year associate degree in the requisite scientific or technical field (48 scientific or technical credit hours as measured on a semester basis). Or, have completed two years of college course work (60 Credits) towards a Bachelor degree in a technical field.