PSEG Project - Associate Project Mgr in South Plainfield, New Jersey07080

Requisition ID: 32422

Job Function/Category: Project Management

Employment Type: Exempt Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey. PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy

Project - Associate Project Manager

This is a "Project" position designed to support project work for a limited duration. While the exact duration of the project is yet to be determined, we currently anticipate a period of 3-5 years based on business needs at the present time following which you will separate from the Company. It is important for you to understand that this period may be shortened based on business needs in the future at which point you will separate from the Company. It is also important for you to understand that this employment is of a limited duration and that you will not be entitled to separation benefits under any PSEG plan at the time you separate from the Company. Director Level approval and waiver will be required for you to bid on other PSEG opportunities within the first 3 years of assignment. From year 4 through the end of your assignment, Director level approval and waiver will not be required. If your assignment ends prior to the anticipated timeframe based on business needs, you will be allowed to bid on other PSEG opportunities without Director level approval from the time you are notified your assignment will be ending through the end date of the assignment.

The Associate Project Manager (APM) position is responsible for full life –cycle project management (plan, execute, close) of small to medium budget (up to $50M) multi-discipline capital projects executed by DP&C. Projects will generally be of low to mid-level complexity and the APM is accountable for delivering required scope within approved budget and schedule at specified quality grade in accordance with established Company policies and procedures.

Through integrated planning and effective coordination with other functional groups, the APM, supports safe execution of project activities; highest levels of service reliability, customer service and community relationship; compliance with all permits and environmental and other Federal, state and local regulations.

This position will report directly to the Project Manager/Sr. Project Manager.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Supervise and coach direct reports and manage assigned projects staff (indirect reports).

  • Lead Project Execution –organizing, directing and coordinating activities and resources, including permitting, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning phases

  • Monitor/Control – measure project progress against plan (scope, cost, schedule performance, safety); risks response; respond to change request; ensure project is within authorized funding and other corporate compliance requirements

  • Planning – Plan project execution including resources, scope, schedule, budget, safety, risk and expenditure and update/revise at routine intervals throughout project life cycle

  • Timely and relevant communication with project stakeholders – includes arrange and lead or participate in routine and ad-hoc meetings; ensure timely preparation and issue of reports on project status, progress and updated plans

  • Maintain and apply working knowledge of PSEG Standards for Business Controls and Standards of Integrity.

  • As an employee of PSE&G you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

  • Will be included in DERC on-call coverage

  • Will be subject to DOT random drug testing

  • Safety Sensitive position

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license

  • Must be willing to travel to project locations, off-site meetings, etc. Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering or related field,

  • 2 years in project management support role; At least 6 years work experience in engineering/ construction/ operations in utility or a related field

  • Working knowledge of company or industry engineering and design standards

  • Strong planning and organizing skills

  • Effective problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must be willing to travel

  • Must have valid driver’s license

  • 3 years of underground or overhead transmission project experience Desired Qualifications:

  • Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM-PMI) or equivalent

  • Understanding of PJM and Company rules for scheduling outages

  • Advanced computer application knowledge, i.e. P6, MS Project, Access or other CPM/scheduling software

  • MS in engineering/other discipline If you are a current PSEG employee and if you are offered an opportunity with PSEG Long Island, you will be treated as a new hire. Please note that as a new hire to the Long Island subsidiary, your benefits will change and generally will be consistent with other similarly situated PSEG Long Island new hires. Similarly, for PSEG Long Island employees who accept job opportunities with PSEG or any of its subsidiaries (other than PSEG Long Island), their benefits would change and generally be consistent with other similarly situated new hires of that company.Candidates must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity. Successful candidates must demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices.As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG LI, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legally protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics include race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process

Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment, including the hiring process, based on any legal protected characteristic. Legally protected characteristics included, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in locations where PSEG employs individuals.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved hiring decision

Diversity at PSEG: Equal Opportunity Employer

PSEG is an equal employment opportunity employer and makes employment decisions, including but not limited to, hiring, firing, promotion, demotion, training, and/or compensation, on the basis of merit. Employment decisions are based on an individual’s qualifications as they relate to the job under consideration. PSEG's policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions, the actual sex of the individual, or the gender identity or gender expression), race, color, religion, including religious dress practices and religious grooming practices, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, age, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws, ordinances, or regulations.

Need to request an accommodation?

If you have a disability and need assistance submitting your resume, applying for a position or registering for a test, please call 973-430-3845. Any information provided regarding a disability will be kept strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone involved in making a hiring decision.

PSEG is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in the operations of the Company and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Company, including supervisors and co-workers.