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MidAmerican Energy Company Project Manager - Gas in Des Moines, Iowa

Direct, coordinate and review the work activities and work product of the engineers, technicians, distribution specialists and others. Perform general supervision duties including: managing, developing, motivating, monitoring and evaluating the performance of the individuals (30%).

Provide engineering services for the planning, design and construction of additions and modifications to MidAmerican Energy Company's energy delivery system and assure associated compliance requirements are met (20%).

Provide interpretation and consistency in the application of the company's tariffs and policies concerning the extension, relocation and removal of the company's gas and electric distribution facilities. Handle complex and unusual customer (and government entity) inquiries regarding the extension, relocation and removal of gas and electric facilities. (10-20%)

Provide engineering assistance to other departments. (5-10%)

Use customer service system, customer billing, work management systems and other systems and programs as needed to initiate and track customer (and government entity) inquiries, proposals, job status and billing. (5-10%)

Conduct engineering studies and investigations and prepare oral and written reports of results and recommendations. (5-10%)

Provide contract administration services. (5-10%)

Develop and maintain relationships with government staffs, developers, builders, electricians, plumbers and others who directly affect the need and use of our gas and electric facilities. (5-10%)

Develop project plans, provide direction and coordinate project activities associated with energy delivery. (5-10%)

Perform supervisory activities, including employee safety, selection and development of employees, employee counseling and motivation and salary administration. Assist in the administration of the department budget and reporting the work performed within the department. (5-10%)

Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Demonstration of knowledge and understanding of human performance improvement techniques.

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function)

The project manager - gas supervises, reviews and approves the preparation of information, studies, plans and designs for the cost-effective construction and reliable operation of the gas and electric facilities along with assuring associated compliance requirements are met. The main focus of this position will be on the gas side with occasional work with electric facilities. This position supports and supervises engineering personnel who are the primary contact between the company and customers (or government entities) for coordinating the installation, removal and relocation of gas and electric distribution facilities. The project manager - gas directs, reviews and coordinates work activities and performs general supervision duties for all levels of personnel under his/her supervision. Provides leadership, manages resources and the capital budget.

Bachelor's degree in the appropriate engineering discipline from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree).

Eight years of experience in related engineering applications or other related industry experience.

Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Effective interpersonal skills and leadership abilities.

Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Project management skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Effectively accept, support and work with others and effectively manage conflict to promote teamwork and cooperation.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: *Gas Distribution Operations

Organization: *Gas Delivery

Title: Project Manager - Gas

Location: IA-Des Moines

Requisition ID: 1901219