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American Transmission Company Project Manager in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin

Summary of Responsibilities:

Bring your positive energy to the project management team! We’re looking for two Project Managers to work out of either our De Pere, Kingsford, Cottage Grove or Pewaukee offices to manage multiple overhead and underground transmission line and substation projects. Our Project Managers lead and oversee functional teams of ATC personnel, consultants, contractors and supplemental workers to effectively and efficiently develop and deliver transmission assets related to multiple projects.

Essential Responsibilities:

In this role, you’ll assemble project teams consisting of contractors, supplemental workers and ATC personnel from other functional areas to plan/develop and implement transmission system capital improvement projects, provide leadership to coordinate the efforts of the team and to make decisions to successfully complete projects on time, within scope and authorized budgets and ensure project development activity is customer focused, results orientated, performance driven and in compliance with all applicable internal and external requirements.

In addition, you’ll ensure that project implementation activities are carried out according to ATC’s value of safety, utilizing environmentally sound methods and practices, and complying with all applicable internal and external requirements. Our Project Managers also prepare detailed project schedules, including identification of major milestones, for overseeing, controlling, communicating and managing all activities required to complete transmission system capital improvement projects and partner with other ATC departments to create, oversee and maintain accurate project cost estimates by adhering the corporate cost estimation procedures.

If you have a Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related discipline, have six years of progressively responsible experience in construction or project management of large infrastructure projects and are looking for opportunities to build leadership experience in preparation for future roles, this opportunity is for you!

Grades 26/28

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Full time

Equal Opportunity Employer:

ATC is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to foster diverse teams of talented people working safely together. We respect and embrace diversity of all aspects and hire, train and promote employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage women, minorities, veterans and individuals with a disability to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by law.

American Transmission Co. is a transmission-only electric utility that helps keep the lights on, businesses running and communities strong in Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois. As owner and operator of more than 9,530 miles of transmission lines and 530 substations, we help meet the electric needs of more than 5 million people in our service area.