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Utility Project Manager

Villa Park, IL 60181

Posted: 01/18/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 539837 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Description:
  • A PMP Certification is required for this position.
  • At a minimum 3 years, but preferred 5-7 years project management experience within the Electric Industry, Construction Management or Heavy Commercial Construction Industry.
  • Electric Transmission and Substation management experience is preferred. Looking for experience at well-known companies.
  • Education: at a minimum a Bachelors degree in Engineering from a well-known university.
  • A great deal of long-term responsibility will be assigned, so looking for someone who can commit to a 2 year assignment.
  • Prefer someone eager and upwardly mobile with something to gain/prove.
  • Must have a leadership presence.
  • Project Management position will manage multiple construction projects from conceptual stage through completion and closeout on the distribution system and/or Transmission and Substation projects ($250K up to $10 mil in budgets is typical).
  • The projects may include new, rebuild and reconductor both overhead and underground distribution lines and associated equipment.
  • A few distribution projects may include scope within the substation projects primarily involve interconnection to the substation.
  • The transmission system projects may include new, rebuild and reconductor both overhead and underground transmission lines and associated equipment.
  • Substation projects primarily involve replacing or adding equipment in existing substations, including protection, control and communication equipment.
  • Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects as assigned and within the parameters of cost, quality, schedule and objectives.
  • Oversees all aspects of projects.
  • Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project.
  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding the status of projects.
  • Familiar with a variety of the fields concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Provides leadership for project team members and the Project Management process.
  • Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others.
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Must follow and adhere to Project Management Process and Requirements.
  • PMP Certification is helpful.
  • Need PMs who have demonstrated experience with projects with true project management (scope, schedule, budget responsibility).
  • Prefer electrical (specifically distribution and/or T&S) project experience. Needs to demonstrate leadership and having had significant responsibility. i.e large budgets, executive interface.
  • Please be sure that resumes submitted highlight the projects and budget amounts the candidate has experience with.

Two most important attributes:
1) MUST have Project Management Experience in Electric Industry, Construction Management, and/or Heavy Construction industry
2) It is strongly preferred that the candidates have some Technical Utility (Transmission, Substation and/or Distribution) experience
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