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InfraSource Electric Project Manager in Lorton, Virginia

Company Overview:

Every day millions of natural gas and electric utility consumers around the United States interact with InfraSource in many different ways. At InfraSource we don’t just “put the pipe in the ground” we create a relationship with our customers and the utility end user that is changing the entire industry. It's the diversity of our people and ideas that inspire the pursuit of our Core Values, from the equipment we operate to industry-leading environmental and social awareness efforts. You will be an integral part of the success and profitability of a variety of projects. You will also be a vital team member who will also assist fellow craft union team members in the successful completion of their assigned tasks.

Role Summary:

Typical tasks include gathering weekly payroll, providing upper management with daily status reports, forecasting monthly cost and revenue, maintaining a project-specific Microsoft Projects schedule, and analyzing project budgets and earned value.

Essential Functions:

Project Administration

  • Assist Operations with onboarding new employees (when required).

  • Assist in project office set-up

  • Create and communicate the project plan: safety orientations, training, etc.

    Project Controls

  • Accruals are tracked weekly and turned in at the end of every week

  • Scheduling work and crew make-ups on MS Project for internal and external use

  • Weekly manager and cost-per-day reports to management

  • Review invoices from subcontractors to confirm production and accurate dollars

  • Work with the Accounts Receivable and Billing Department to make sure all revenue is accounted for and accurate

  • Forecast month and year for each project

  • End-of-month explanations for variances in the forecast to management

  • Create purchase orders

  • Work with internal support groups (Finance & Accounting, Billing,) to set up projects in the accounting system

    Project Management

  • Develop, maintain and update program documentation

  • Develop and maintain project file system (physical and electronic)

  • Customer contact to obtain project-specific details

  • Estimate costs based on provided estimating tools and or work with others to develop budgets

  • Ensure stakeholder notification and buy-in

  • Full understanding of the contract

  • Ensuring Change Orders are documented per the contract

  • Complete project close-out per company

    Decision-Making and Problem-Solving:

  • Basic understanding of Natural Gas / Electric Industry standards and practices

  • Ability to interpret field conditions and communicate project requirements to the team

  • Ability to develop and communicate ideas regarding project execution

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Skills:

  • Basic understanding of the project life cycle as defined by the customer

  • Ability to apply basic project management concepts, and methodologies

  • Effectively able to communicate between customers, clients, and internal management

  • Proficient in MS Office Applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS

  • Proficient in financial practices and principles

  • Proficient in organizational skills

  • General understanding of electrical industry

  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks with minimum supervision

    Education:

    AA degree and 2 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering preferred.

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