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AES Senior Project Manager in Dayton, Ohio

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Under limited supervision, oversees the execution of large projects, interprets contractual language/terms & conditions, and manages routine project management/contract administrative responsibilities. Responsible for scope, schedule and budget of a portfolio of transmission & distribution projects, including scope, schedule, budget and risk, as well as coordinates and consolidates material procurement.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works within the PMO to effect successful execution of multi-year, multi-million dollar transmission & distribution construction projects. Drives projects through to completion, meeting scope, schedule and budget.

  • Follows project management standards and protocols for the successful execution of projects, including project schedules, cash flows, work breakdown structures/activities, stakeholder management, and risk identification/mitigation.

  • Coordinates activities across internal and external stakeholders, including system planning, engineering, supply chain, environmental, operations and others as required. Ensures project activities and key project milestones are on time and completed as scheduled. Works to resolve conflicts and mitigate risks.

  • Works with engineering team and supply chain to develop specifications and scopes of work for all contracted activities, including labor, material and equipment procurement. Ensures any contracted work is completed per specifications and resulting contracts & purchase orders. Works with supply chain to negotiate final scopes of work and works to minimize any change orders.

  • Manages the collection and tracking of all costs associated with the portfolio of projects. Responsible for review of incurred costs, commitments as well as forecasting inter-year and intra-year project costs. Provides monthly detailed cost break down for project meetings and PMO reporting.

  • Defines material requirements. Interfaces with Procurement to assist with procurement of materials/inventory for cost development and operational readiness. Analyzes labor, material and equipment requirements across all projects and consults with supply chain to identify efficiencies of spend.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Business/Accounting/Engineering Required, MBA preferred.

Experience Desired:

  • 7-10 years of project management and construction management of multi-million dollar projects. Experience with electric utility projects preferred. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Proficient ability to be detail oriented and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and prioritize tasks in a continually changing environment.

  • Basic understanding of contracting approaches for engineering and construction activities. Ability to recognize and manage owner's risk related to the successful completion of a project.

  • Expert knowledge in purchasing policies and vendor selection criteria and process.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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