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Portland General Electric Senior/Prin Construction Project Manager in Portland, Oregon

Senior/Prin Construction Project Manager

Req:

R-19-0202

Location:

WTC - World Trade Center - Portland

Department:

585 - Gen T&D Project Management

Job Description:

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 30, 2019

For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.

PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.

Senior/Principle Construction Project Manager R-19-0202

This job posting is for a Senior or Principle level position. The final decision will be based on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

Principle Construction Project Manager

Job Function

Construction Project Management

Manages construction projects through engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.

Key Responsibilities

Specialization

Manages the construction of the Integrated Operations Center (IOC) in Tualatin, Oregon. Manages major, large-scale transmission and distribution (T&D) or generation capital construction activities. Manages long- and short-term highly complex utility infrastructure development, repair, upgrade and replacement programs and oversees associated projects.

Project Development and Planning (PPM/PM)

Serves as project manager (PM) for large, complex generation, substation, transmission and distribution strategic projects larger than $40 million. Has responsibility for all aspects of a project, including development, permitting, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and closeout. PM is accountable for meeting a project’s goals for safety, budget, schedule, scope, resources, compliance and quality and ensuring projects deliver quality and value to the customer while meeting environmental, cultural and community requirements.

Develops strategic plans when applicable; assesses and evaluates technologies and potential sites for construction projects; estimates for capital costs, operating and maintenance costs and performance for projects. Prepares project proposals for RFPs.

Develops technical specifications, prepares requests for proposals (RFPs) and evaluates bids.

Develops overall project plan, including schedule and cost baselines, dependencies, roles and resource requirements and risk mitigation.

Project Management

Accountable for effectively managing projects to meet goals for safety, budget, schedule, scope, resources, compliance and quality. Establishes formal project/program control processes; monitors and tracks project activities to timely identify variances from baselines and takes appropriate corrective actions.

Stakeholder Engagement (PPM/PM)

Communicates project updates via regular stakeholder meetings, formal reports, formal presentations and regular electronic communications; ensures updates achieve effective corporate awareness. Accurately reports on project status, schedules, financials, problems, risks and other significant issues.

Team Leadership (PPM/PM)

Leads a multidisciplined matrix team in a safe, cost-effective and responsible manner. Provides staff leadership to team members; ensures effective coordination and collaboration among team members and between PGE stakeholder organizations, outside consultants and vendors. Facilitates team meetings; cultivates and reinforces group values, norms and behaviors; provides guidance and motivation to team on performance and productivity issues; ensures compliance with established project management methodologies and standards; takes corrective action as needed.

External Coordination (PPM/PM)

Represents and protects PGE’s interests in negotiations with government agencies, utilities and property owners and during public meetings. Meets with and keeps agencies and local officials abreast of project status.

Education/Experience/Certifications

Education

Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or a related field.

Experience

Typically, 12 or more years of experience in project management, construction management or engineering, including design, operation or maintenance of electrical facilities; experience successfully managing at least one large, complex construction project of over $40 million in value highly preferred.

Certifications, Licenses and Training

PMP certification preferred.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

Functional Competencies

Expert knowledge and skill in the application of project management principles, processes and best practices.

Expert knowledge of utility-scale construction projects, including feasibility, estimating and scheduling.

Advanced knowledge of procurement and contract administration.

Advanced knowledge of budget and resource forecasting principles and methods.

Advanced knowledge of construction/engineering disciplines and technical understanding of utility infrastructure.

Advanced knowledge of and skill in using MS Project, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint.

Working knowledge of applicable policies, rules, regulations and codes in the utility engineering field.

Advanced skill in using corporate financial reporting software (e.g., PowerPlant). (PM)

General Competencies

Expert ability to manage stakeholders.

Expert analytical thinking skills.

Expert business acumen

Expert business process interrelationships skills.

Advanced conflict management skills.

Expert decision-making skills.

Advanced negotiation skills.

Expert organization/prioritization skills.

Expert problem-solving skills.

Advanced team-building skills.

Advanced written/oral communication skills.

Senior Construction Project Manager

Job Function

Construction Project Management

Manages construction projects through engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning.

Key Responsibilities

Specialization

Manages the construction of the Integrated Operations Center (IOC) in Tualatin, Oregon.Manages medium- to large-scale building, transmission and distribution (T&D), or generation capital construction activities. Manages long- and short-term utility infrastructure development, repair, upgrade and replacement programs and oversees associated projects.

Program Development and Planning (PPM)

May develop program processes, activities and priorities that support long-term strategic asset management, distribution engineering, utility asset management and other engineering goals for medium- to large-scale programs. May identify long-term and short-term resources required to meet program goals, creates strategic actions for program direction, develops and implements new policies for resource management and plans, organizes and implements programs.

Project Development and Planning (PPM/PM)

Serves as program project manager (PPM) with responsibility for meeting project goals for safety, budget, schedule, scope, resources, compliance and quality and ensuring projects deliver quality and value to the customer while meeting environmental, cultural and community requirements.

OR

Serves as project manager (PM) for large, complex generation, substation, transmission and distribution base projects. Has responsibility for all aspects of a project, including development, permitting, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and closeout. PM is accountable for meeting a project’s goals for safety, budget, schedule, scope, resources, compliance and quality and ensuring projects deliver quality and value to the customer while meeting environmental, cultural and community requirements.

Develops strategic plans when applicable; assesses and evaluates technologies and potential sites for construction projects; estimates for capital costs, operating and maintenance costs and performance for projects. Prepares project proposals for RFPs. (PM)

Develops technical specifications, prepares requests for proposals (RFPs) and evaluates bids. (PM)

Develops overall project plan, including schedule and cost baselines, dependencies, roles and resource requirements and risk mitigation. (PPM/PM)

Project Management

Accountable for effectively managing projects to meet goals for safety, budget, schedule, scope, resources, compliance and quality. (PPM/PM)

Determines and applies appropriate project controls; integrates project control processes between various PGE organizations; identifies important and critical cost and schedule issues or concerns to project work groups and assists in resolution. Monitors project activities relating to permitting, engineering, procurement and construction. (PPM)

Establishes formal project/program control processes; monitors and tracks project activities to timely identify variances from baselines and takes appropriate corrective actions. (PM)

Stakeholder Engagement (PPM/PM)

Communicates project updates via regular stakeholder meetings, formal reports, formal presentations and regular electronic communications; ensures updates achieve effective corporate awareness. Accurately reports on project status, schedules, financials, problems, risks and other significant issues. Resolves customer issues as applicable.

Team Leadership (PPM/PM)

Leads a multidisciplined matrix team in a safe, cost-effective and responsible manner. Provides staff leadership to team members; ensures effective coordination and collaboration among team members and between PGE stakeholder organizations, outside consultants and vendors. Facilitates team meetings; cultivates and reinforces group values, norms and behaviors; provides guidance and motivation to team on performance and productivity issues; ensures compliance with established project management methodologies and standards; takes corrective action as needed.

External Coordination (PPM/PM)

Represents and protects PGE’s interests in negotiations with government agencies, utilities and property owners and during public meetings. Meets with and keeps agencies and local officials abreast of project status.

Education/Experience/Certifications

Education

Requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or a related field.

Experience

Typically, eight or more years of experience in project management, construction management or engineering, including design, operation or maintenance of electrical facilities.

Certifications, Licenses and Training

PMP certification preferred.

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities)

Functional Competencies

Advanced knowledge and skill in the application of project management principles, processes and best practices. (PPM/PM)

Advanced knowledge of the principles, concepts and methods used in T&D engineering, construction and maintenance. (PPM)

Advanced knowledge of construction estimating, project risk management, project scope control and project communication management. (PPM)

Advanced knowledge of budget and resource forecasting principles and methods. (PPM/PM)

Advanced knowledge of utility infrastructure (PPM).

Advanced knowledge of work management systems, i.e., WMS and Maximo. (PPM)

Advanced knowledge of utility accounting, procurement and budgeting. (PPM).

Advanced knowledge of construction/engineering disciplines and technical understanding of utility infrastructure. (PM)

Advanced knowledge of utility-scale construction projects, including feasibility, estimating and scheduling. (PM)

Advanced knowledge of procurement and contract administration. (PM)

Advanced knowledge of and skill in using MS Project, Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint. (PPM/PM).

Working knowledge of applicable policies, rules, regulations and codes in the utility engineering field. (PM)

Advanced skill in using corporate financial reporting software (e.g., PowerPlant). (PM)

General Competencies

Advanced ability to manage stakeholders.

Advanced analytical thinking skills.

Advanced business acumen.

Advanced business process interrelationships skills.

Advanced conflict management skills.

Advanced decision-making skills.

Advanced negotiation skills.

Advanced organization/prioritization skills.

Advanced problem-solving skills.

Advanced team-building skills.

Advanced written/oral communication skills.

Join us today and power your potential!

PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline:

https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSSExternal/CSSPageReferred.ASP?Req=R-19-0202

If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Craig Pyle

503-464-7250

Staffing@pgn.com

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