Get Into Energy Jobs

Job Information

Consumers Energy Sr EPC Project Mgr (Gas Compression) in MULTIPLE LOCATIONS, Michigan

Join the diverse and dynamic team that powers Michigan's largest energy provider and one of the nation's largest gas and electric combination utilities. Consumers Energy services 6.8 million of Michigan's 10 million residents - caring for our friends and neighbors in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties. We embrace a cleaner and leaner utility vision focused on eliminating energy waste and adding renewable energy from sources such as wind and solar.


This position is may be assigned to Parnall Office located in Jackson, MI, Lansing Service Center located in Lansing, MI, Alma Service Center located in Alma, MI or Livonia Service Center located in Livonia, MI. The selected candidate must be within a commutable distance or willing to relocate (relocation package is available for those that qualify).

We are looking for: Senior EPC Project Manager (Gas Compression)

The Senior EPC Project Manager oversees complex projects to ensure they are completed on time and within budget. The incumbent leads the project team, which typically consists of matrixed roles from all stakeholder areas of the organization and contractors. The Senior Construction Project Manager is responsible for planning, implementing, quality control and status reporting and closing on assigned projects.

The knowledge and skills involved with this position include but are not limited to:

  • Proficient in the Project Management Institute PM knowledge areas of:

  • Project Integration Management

  • Project Scope Management

  • Project Schedule Management

  • Project Cost Management

  • Project Quality Management

  • Project Resource Management

  • Project Communications Management

  • Project Risk Management

  • Project Procurement Management, Project Stakeholder Management

  • Critical Thinking: decision-making, strategic thinking, trade-offs analysis, engineering/technical acumen, business acumen

  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the production and delivery of energy

  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources

  • Ability to recognize, analyze, and solve a variety of tactical and strategic problems

  • Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work while meeting multiple deadlines and constraints

  • Ability to connect and work cross-functionally with all levels of co-workers

  • Ability to appropriately communicate, negotiate, influence internally, externally, and up and down through organization

  • Influencing, engaging, conflict management, affinity, and interdependence

  • Self-awareness, courage, resiliency

We encourage you to apply if you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applied Engineering or relevant field with four (4) or more years of experience in applied engineering or equivalent working experience AND significant project management experience working in accordance with EPM Project Lifecycle Processes (PLP) framework to improve predictability and effectively manage project risk

  • [OR] Associate degree in applied Engineering or relevant field with eight (8) or more years of experience in applied engineering or equivalent working experience AND significant project management experience working in accordance with EPM Project Lifecycle Processes (PLP) framework to improve predictability and effectively manage project risk

  • [OR] High School Diploma with twelve (12) or more years of experience in applied engineering or equivalent working experience AND significant project management experience working in accordance with EPM Project Lifecycle Processes (PLP) framework to improve predictability and effectively manage project risk

  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) Certification within two years of hire required

In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Plan and execute the Project Lifecycle Process (PLP) which includes preparation of plans, schedule planning and other standardized project management deliverables, while meeting the agreed upon scope, cost, schedule, and quality objectives

  • Lead the project teams, both internal and external, in the planning, design, execution and commissioning for utility projects/programs, while integrating all applicable regulatory and environmental standards and procedures

  • Develop and manage overall project execution plans and metric tracking including material procurement, milestone payment schedules, cash flow planning, communications, risk analysis and mitigation, resource management, and others as well as manage multiple projects in various stages of the project lifecycle

  • Develop project schedules with Project Scheduling group utilizing the schedule tool to include schedule concepts, constraints, integrate risks and risk mitigations, items in appropriate level of detail, track schedule process. Communicate schedule to project team

  • Serve as the lead in all communication and negotiation with stakeholders including preparing and performing presentations for leadership, external stakeholders, and outside agencies

  • Identify and manage risks, issues and constraints impacting project execution. Develop contingency plans and mitigation strategies

  • Identify and recommend new processes, techniques and standards that drive performance and process improvement as well as problem solving on existing projects for process improvements

  • Prepare financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures; while taking steps to ensure projects are completed within budget

  • Provides guidance to less-experienced Project Managers as needed

  • Other non-essential duties as assigned or may be necessary

Why should you join our team?

At Consumers Energy, we offer more than just a place to work. We foster a culture that supports career development, growth, and stability, and we take pride in offering our co-workers excellent benefits and compensation packages. We are deliberately creating an inclusive culture that makes our diverse team of co-workers feel valued, supported, and empowered every day. We're a company made up of thousands of people, all with different stories to share and work to do, but we stand united in our company purpose: world class performance delivering hometown service.

What we offer:

  • Competitive compensation packages

  • Medical, Dental and Vision

  • 401k with company match

  • Paid parental leave

  • Up to 13 paid Holidays

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance Program

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:

We, at CMS Energy, value Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion. It is part of our DNA. We treat our employees with respect, we treat each other fairly and we value the opinions of others. We are passionate about building and nurturing an environment where everyone feels included. We don’t discriminate. We seek to learn about each other and better understand our unique differences. Our uniqueness makes us authentic. We create safe spaces where everyone can be who they truly are. We invite difficult conversations and uncomfortable topics. We value diverse perspectives; this is what makes us great together. We harbor an inclusive environment where employees feel empowered to share their backgrounds, experiences, and ideas. Our Employee Resource Groups, Women’s Advisory Panel (WAP), Women’s Engineering Network (WEN), Minority Advisory Panel (MAP), Pride Alliance of Consumers Energy (PACE), GENERGY, capable, Interfaith and Veterans Advisory Panel (VAP) are key enablers to living the values of our company culture: Caring, Empowered, Deliberate, Agility, and Ownership.

All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.