Iberdrola USA Construction Manager-UG (UIL 63253) Orange, CT in United States



Purpose: Provide construction management to ensure quality assurance services of the construction of, and modification to, UI's distribution and transmission underground duct lines, manholes, vaults and complex construction projects as required. Provide technical expertise and construction management as it relates to the transmission and distribution system to UI personnel and construction contractors. Manage an array of distribution and transmission system construction projects for which engineering and/or construction may be provided by internal and external resources (contractors and consultants). Participate in the development and implementation of construction management process improvements across the Company. Provide construction management mentoring to project team members. May serve as subject matter expert for large, complex construction management projects or programs. Develop new or improved techniques or procedures used for underground and overhead construction projects.

Key Responsibilities: Direct external contractors in project tracking & control (e.g. Construction schedule, cost, resource allocation). Monitor, evaluate and manage construction schedule, and direct adjustments as required for efficient and cost-effective execution. Solves complex construction management problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative construction management solutions. Plan and coordinate various aspects of the construction project life cycle. Prepare and maintain construction project records and documentation as required. Review project plans and develop construction schedules, outage requirements, material requirements and generate the construction costs for all T&D; UG/overhead projects. Ensures compliance with construction specifications. Administer complex construction projects. Promote cross-functional teamwork. Act as a resource and mentor to colleagues with less experience. May be required to make presentations to project teams. Coordinate with the Communications Manager on all customer outreach communications needed to support construction activities/projects. Resolve complex construction activities in non-std situations & develop creative solutions. Independently apply and interpret design stds., industry codes, design criteria, guidelines & UI polices/procedures. Ensures adherence to UI's Safety Manual, standards and safe work practices and National Electric Safety Code, DEP, DOT and OSHA regulations; and ensures outside construction crews accept safety as their personal responsibility. Assist Purchasing and theProject Manager to secure bid specifications and competitive incentive-based bid contracts. Monitor and assure actual project costs are aligned to approved project charter. Is involved in multiple on-site construction activities including organizing and coordinating construction operations, materials, and equipment. Effectively communicate changes in scope, schedule and resource variations to the Project Manager and Team. Eight years of related

technical experience in a construction environment or electric utility industry. Construction management experience and underground and line construction management experience in electrical transmission & distribution are preferred. Ability to understand and communicate the link of construction activities to business strategy. Must possess strong writing and verbal skills with the ability to create and deliver effective construction management documentation and presentations. Must communicate well with all project team and stakeholders.


Education: A.S. degree in technical discipline (e.g., engineering, materials management, construction management) from an accredited university and 11 years experience with at least 8 years distribution or transmission experience (underground, overhead line construction or substation).

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Company: United Illuminating Electric

Department: ESO OH/UG 3

Job Title: Construction Manager-UG (UIL 63253) Orange, CT

Location: Orange, CT, US

Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

REFERENCE: 5096298101

Publication date: 28.06.2018