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DTE Energy Project Manager in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

Project Manager


Canonsburg, PA, US

Company: DTE Gas Enterprises, LLC

Job ID: 1943

The future is bright at DTE Energy! We are one of the largest Fortune 500 diversified utilities in the United States with an aspiration to be the best-operated energy company in North America and a force for good in the communities we live and serve. We have businesses in 26 states and are comprised of regulated utility and non-utility businesses. Our utility business provides electric and gas service to approximately 3 million customers. Our non-utility businesses include a diversified portfolio of energy related companies, ranging from gas storage and pipelines to renewable power development.

DTE Energy’s utility and non-utility businesses are poised for significant growth. We look forward to working with highly motivated and team-oriented individuals to energize our efforts of growing economically and environmentally.

Recently, DTE Energy has been recognized as an outstanding place to work and has received the following accolades:

  • Gallup Great Workplace Award for multiple years

  • Civic 50 Award for corporate citizenship excellence

  • Indeed’s annual “50 Best Places to Work” award for two years running

  • Metropolitan Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work For

  • J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction Award

  • Professional Women’s Magazine/Black EOE Journal “Best of the Best”

  • Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to Work in IT

  • Best Employers for a Healthy Lifestyle Gold Award

  • Detroit Free Press Green Leaders Award

Location: Canonsburg, PA

DTE Energy (NYSE:DTE) is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services nationwide. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.1 million customers in Southeastern Michigan and a natural gas utility serving 1.2 million customers in Michigan. The DTE Energy portfolio also includes non-utility energy businesses focused on power and industrial projects, unconventional gas production and energy trading.

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DTE Energy's Gas, Storage, Pipelines Division has an opportunity for a Project Manager based in Canonsburg, PA.

Job Summary

Manages the development and implementation of multiple intermediate-to-large natural gas midstream capital projects encompassing multiple operating units.

Manages engineering, procurement, and commissioning of multiple projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost to deliver project outcomes in accordance with specified requirements. Provides leadership and project work direction to project engineering, procurement, project controls, and construction or outage personnel, but does not supervise; this is an individual contributor job.

Key Accountabilities

  • Manages slip repair work and/or other site and civil construction.

  • Managesmultiple intermediate-to-large ($5-plus million) capital projects and/or multiple small projects. Ensures the constructability of the scope of work, engineering and design of the project.

  • Manages the progress of a construction project or outage, from the scoping phase through the design, construction and closeout phases. This is inclusive of project scope, schedule and cost estimate development; engineering and construction; through the completion of installation, testing, and commissioning into service and project closeout. Manages cost and schedule forecasting, and scope, budget, quality, and schedule change control.

  • Manages project expenditures and the procurement of equipment and materials.

  • Manages and integrates project construction with Operations ensuring coordination between management and the general contractor or multiple individual contractors; coordinates with Supply Chain Management in conducting bid meetings and reviews, supplier selections and evaluations; determines contracting strategy congruent with labor utilization strategies.

  • Manages project scope, schedule & cost changes ensuring that all project requirements and/or objectives and the execution of changes are properly documented, justified, approved by management, and vigorously pursued via regular reporting, forecasting final targets, reviews and audits; implements approved changes in a timely manner.

  • Manages communications, risk management, scope verification, and information distribution during project development & implementation; ensures compliance with safety, environmental, and other regulatory requirements.

  • Interfaces with the respective project stakeholders and provides contract administration services for blanket orders or other subcontractors and vendors. Provides administrative support to the Supervisor - Projects Management.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

MINIMUM: Associate degree in an engineering discipline, construction management, business or a similarly relevant discipline and the knowledge/capabilities typically acquired through 4-plus years of job-relevant experience, inclusive of substantive project management and/or experience with building trades & labor agreements, labor & trades jurisdictional issues, contract administration, negotiation, dispute resolution, and safety.

PREFERRED: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, engineering technology, construction management, business or a similarly relevant curriculum; Project Management Institute certification as a Project Management Professional.

  • At a minimum five years of experience in natural gas midstream projects, including project management experience.

  • Experienced skill set managing mulitiple construction packages simultaneously, with proven strategies for streamlining workflow, optimizing permitting, design, and construction schedules.

  • Multi-tasking capabilities: prioritizes, delegates & manages time and work flow effectively.

  • Analytical & decision-making abilities: makes decisions systematically; anticipates and mitigates problems, and understands decisions’ business implications.

  • Adapts to change; open to new ideas and willingly takes on new responsibilities.

  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal): creates reports, designs and conducts presentations at all levels of the Corporation.

  • Good listening and negotiating skills.

  • Influencing skills: provides feedback and coaching; works well in groups and with other departments and organizations.

  • Motivates and challenges employees; develops subordinate employees’ skills.

  • Knowledge of PC & computer-based scheduling and financial tools (e.g. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Primavera, MS Project, SAP & Maximo).

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Nearest Major Market:Pittsburgh

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