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Avangrid PM - Major Construction in Rochester, New York

Job Title: PM – Major Construction


Business Area: Projects

Department: Substation Projects

Location: Rochester, NY , Office

Salary: The base salary range for this position is dependent upon experience and location, ranging from $107k to $126k

Job Summary:

The PM – Major Construction is responsible for coordinating activities between several substation projects, located in New York, by managing resource requirements, priorities, investment plans, project execution strategy and internal/external resource requirements. Projects may originate due to reliability, asset health, system capacity customer or other project need.

Responsibility includes meeting corporate goals for capital investment, managing Construction Work in Progress, and energization of projects. Must manage team performance to maximize the effectiveness of capital budget delivery considering the environment, operating efficiency, regulatory, CWIP and operational needs.

Represents the company in regulatory and public forums.

Coordinate activities of project team members including engineers, construction managers, and external contractors. Facilitates the work of external contractors and other internal business areas. Holds contractors accountable for performance. Holds project team members accountable for results. Provides technical advice to senior management when required. Responsible for the overall project control and reporting, providing leadership and coordination of the scheduling, cost controlling and reporting processes and functions. Ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within budget and in conformance to quality and engineering standards.

Major Roles and Responsibilities :

interfacing with municipal stakeholders and local permitting agenciesprogram and project management skillsleadership skillsdocument controlParticipates in project team scheduling and budgetary planning processesWorks within the project unit, managing internal and external project resources. Sets unit goals and direction to align and undertakes action plans, program management to accomplish goals.Oversees project budgets. Analyzes project unit performance and initiates actions to control scope, schedule and cost performance. Proactive approach to overseeing work measures progress and takes actions to ensure budgets and deadlines are achieved. Approves project plans, executes contract strategies to undertake work and controls and authorizes expenditures. Initiates actions to ensure compliance with a project management and quality management processes and procedures. Assures that projects are completed within the approved scope, schedule and budgetCoordinates with other departments, consultants, attorneys, utilities, regulatory agencies, government agencies, and major customers. May represent the company and testify in regulatory hearings or at Federal, State or local agency or municipal meetings. Considers innovative ways to undertake work, promoting automation and efficiencies in day to day work streamsProvides recommendations on policies and goals desired and implements new/revised processes and procedures according to established guidelinesResponsible for the overall management and control of project unit budgets including O&M and CapitalInforms management and project teams regarding cost and schedule performance variances and corrective action required.Responsible for ensuring the risk control system is utilized.Continually monitors individual progress to insure meeting of specific deadlines.Responsible for Project accountability overview, making sure that it complies with FERC, NERC and any other applicable regulation.Attendance to Cost & Schedule MeetingsWorks with Coordinator on the Risk definition, cost, and the Mitigation Action analysis.Attendance to Executive management meetings, providing and presenting reports and cost-schedule-risk views as required.

Job Requirements:

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or relevant experience in the energy industry with 3-5 years relevant project management or engineering experience

Engineering Degree Preferred

MBA Preferred

PMP Preferred


Ability to mobilize team members to deliver projects on time and under budgetExperience in integrating Scheduling IT tools and software: MS Project/Primavera with costs and resource requirements.Experience in risk management and mitigation plansExperience in utilizing MSExcel for data analysis, budgeting and planning and optimizing schedules.Ability to use and query SAPExcellent oral and written communication skillsPublic presentation skills and ability to summarize concepts utilizing Microsoft ProjectResults orientedUnderstanding of quality assurance processes and implement with project structure.Knowledge of main configuration and general arrangements of networks (substations, overhead lines and cable) infrastructuresSupervision of field personnel and construction contractorsProven ability to lead teams and work in a team environmentTeam oriented


Experienced in contract negotiations and supplier managementProven experience obtaining siting permits

Competency Requirements:

  1. Delivering for the Business:

• Global view of the Business – Advanced

• Achieving Results and continuous improvements - Advanced

• Initiative – Advanced

• Innovation & Creativity - Advanced

  1. Global Relationships:

• Flexibility & Globalization - Competent

• Customer Focus - Advanced

• Communicating & Influencing – Advanced

• Team Work - Advanced

  1. Global Leadership:

• Team management – Advanced

• Developing Others - Advanced



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