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Eversource Energy Senior Project Cost Analyst, Transmission in Hartford, Connecticut

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Eversource Energy is the largest Energy delivery company in New England. We support 4 million Gas and Electric customers across CT, MA and NH. Be a part of our mission to deliver reliable energy and superior customer service. ENERGY- BRINGS US TOGETHER!!

Eversource Transmission Project Services: Monitors, maintains and reports on budgets, contracts and other financial issues for Eversource Transmission projects in the Eversource Transmission Project Management Organization. Responsible for obtaining, providing and implementing information and recommendations to meet project goals and positively influence project direction. Perform cost forecasting, monitoring and control activities including the preparation of cost performance and productivity reports, analysis of supporting data, variance reporting and special studies. Work with project estimates and cash flow/budgets to monitor and communicate status and completion costs for projects and individual contractors. Evaluates and reports the cost impact of scope changes and/or productivity changes and recommend corrective actions, as necessary. Understand and apply project management theories and methodologies and utilize a variety of related project control tools.

Essential Functions:

  • Work with project estimates and cash flow/budgets to monitor and communicate status, variances, trends and completion costs for projects and individual contractors. Reports corrective action, as necessary.
  • Assist in the review of bid specifications, change orders, invoices and performance for vendors, contractors and material contracts. Evaluates and reports the cost impact of scope changes and/or productivity changes.
  • Coordinate the preparation of project work orders or purchase orders as required.
  • Provide cost engineering liaison and interface for projects with financial and tax departments, Plant and General Accounting and Eversource Purchasing and Stores.
  • Evaluate and report the cost impact of scope changes and/or productivity changes.
  • Compare and evaluate cost of similar projects with other utilities to provide an analysis of Eversource performance compared with other utilities (benchmarking).
  • Provide actual man-hour, quantity and productivity input to Planning and Scheduling to assist in identifying project forecasted activity durations.
  • Establish and maintain a Project Cost Commitment Program which monitors actual vs. estimated cost of purchase orders.
  • Prepare monthly un-vouchered liabilities to ensure that all liabilities are properly reflected on the Company's financial statements to ensure accurate filling with numerous regulatory agencies. Reconcile error suspense corrections as required.
  • Storm Duty assignments as necessary.

Technical Knowledge/Skills

Competency in Eversource's accounting methods and budgeting process and systems including Power Plan, TM1, Maximo, UVLs and Microsoft software, especially Excel, is desirable.

Familiarity with the "Project Management Institute's Body of Knowledge" is highly desirable. ​

Education/Experience:

Baccalaureate degree in business, accounting, engineering or related area or the equivalent or the equivalent experience is required.

A minimum of five (5) years of cost engineering experience is required.

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.

Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires an individual who is newly hired into the company to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Emergency Response :

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment.  This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.

Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:

Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities

  • Know the business plan and how your role connects to it
  • Identify problems, issues; take responsibility for resolution
  • Set high standards for self; deliver quality performance
  • Raise ideas for improvement
  • Communicate, communicate, communicate

Build Trusting Relationships

  • Follow through on commitments made to manager, colleagues, and customers.
  • Address difficult or controversial issues and encourage others to do the same.
  • Have honest dialogue with others

Manage and Develop People

  • Set performance goals that align with department and company goals
  • Meet regularly with your supervisor/manager to discuss your performance
  • Seek opportunities to develop skills and gain knowledge through on the job opportunities, i.e. working on projects, attending meetings, etc.

Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Work collaboratively within and across the organization to achieve “One Company” and other goals
  • Recognize and address cross functional implications of your work

Create a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

  • Incorporate the diverse ideas and perspectives of team, colleagues, and customers in your work

Lead Change

  • Proactively seek out opportunities to improve business performance and customer service.
  • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances
  • Exhibit a “can-do” attitude to support changes in priorities and work processes

Focus on the Customer

  • Deliver superior service to our customers, both internal and external, in a reliable, attentive, courteous, quality, proactive and timely manner

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires an individual who is newly hired into this position to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.

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