Lead Operations Division projects to ensure that they are completed within schedule and budget. Plan and designate project resources, prepare budgets, monitor construction progress, and manage communications and stakeholder engagement. Work across all departments and manage resources effectively to meet project scope and deliverables.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages projects for Operations Division. May be assigned projects within the economic development and emerging technology areas as directed
Provides project management services to coordinate planning, design engineering, procurement, field construction and execution, documentation management, project turnover and closeout to stakeholders. Leads lessons learned and assures lessons learned are documented in database
Utilizes Purchasing Department to obtain proposals, participate in bidding process, negotiate and execute contracts, communicate with various service providers and labor contractors, and procure material and services to manage project costs effectively
Works collaboratively with Construction Coordinator to monitor construction progress to ensure quality and scope compliance and adjust as needed
Coordinates with Design Engineering Department to establish cost estimates, refine project scopes, perform quality audits, create drawings, tech specs and bid packages to ensure successful completion of project deliverables
Tracks and updates project costs
Plans and develops work packages consistent with current industry practices. Clearly specifies terms of compliance for contracted work. Clearly specifies tools, equipment, parts, safety, quality, environmental and productivity requirements in work packages.
Develops and manages project schedule and work plan
Provides project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
Utilizes industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
Measures project performance to identify lessons learned for improvement
May provide temporary field construction oversight or coordination with engineering and field personnel.
Assists in the analysis and development of strategic or tactical initiatives as needed, including infrastructure improvements and multi-year upgrades to transmission and communication systems.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field minimum
Graduate Degree preferred
PE license or EIT preferred
5 years' of utility industry experience preferred
Skills and Abilities:
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and work as part of a team
Ability to manage multiple projects with varying scopes and timelines
Demonstrated level of professionalism and positive attitude
Ability to exercise flexibility to work effectively in a changing environment
Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand
Working knowledge of project management process, financial and business risk analysis, methods and modeling techniques
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