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Duquesne Light Company Senior Project Manager - Ten in United States

TEN is an independent energy services company that provides energy projects to government, K12, higher education, healthcare, and large commercial customers. We help our clients make their buildings more efficient, make their cities smarter, and make their operations more resilient.

TEN brings the latest technology, new engineering ideas, and creative solutions to deliver projects quickly and efficiently.

Part of the Duquesne Light Holdings, Inc. (DLH) family of companies, TEN has the capacity to deliver, finance, and guarantee all levels of projects and technology applications.

Reporting to TEN’s Director of Construction, a Senior Project Manager (SPM) is accountable for the management and oversight of all assigned project construction activities taking place at assigned TEN project buildings. The Senior Project Manager (SPM) will be responsible for project scope delivery, adherence to or improvement of project budgets and ensuring projects are delivered to each Customer’s satisfaction, on time. Through their management of and participation in on-site management, the SPM will ensure that the worksite is safe, supervised and managed in an effective and efficient manner. Maintaining and managing daily communications with and directing the activities of all subcontractors are also key to the success of the SPM and to the company’s projects.


Greater Pittsburgh Region.



  • Communicate regularly with TEN’s Director of Construction to report on project status and concerns.

  • Coordinate environmental (noise, dust, etc) concerns and ensure construction activities do not interfere with client operations. Projects may be constructed in occupied facilities during normal operating times.

  • Prepare project work schedules. Two week look-ahead schedules will be given to the customer each week in order to apprise Customer of upcoming construction activities. This two week look-ahead will be continuously monitored and will be revised two days prior to weekly meetings.

  • Regular coordination with subcontractors and client(s) to ensure efficient site operations by all parties.

  • Supervise vendors and subcontractors to ensure quality and safety control, including projects that are delivered on time and within budget while meeting or exceeding the Customers’ expectations.

  • Analyze site and/or installation conflicts and offer alternative solutions. Manage conflict to resolution.

  • Coordinate the flow of materials on site and arrange for their safe and secure storage. This includes: maintaining all areas of assigned projects (e.g., temporary or customer provided storage, waste disposal, etc.) in a neat and organized manner.

  • Attend and, lead where necessary, weekly jobsite construction meetings as required.

  • Maintain project files in an organized manner. Experience with Procore and/or eBuilder preferred.

  • Foster effective customer, subcontractor, vendor relationships at multiple levels and project phases.

  • Collaborate with TEN’s Project Team to prepare and maintain all forms of project presentations, documentation, and material.

  • Promote safety through the communication and enforcement of the Occupational Safety and Health Act and conformance with other relevant laws, site and customer specific safety manuals, etc.

  • Ensure that all environmental regulations, codes, by-laws and policies are being followed by all project personnel on site.

  • Ensure all required permitting and bonding is in place prior to construction.

  • Conduct weekly job site safety meetings with TEN Employees and Subcontractors. Prepare and provide documentation of meetings.

  • Identify and analyze energy conservation projects (as needed) with a specific focus upon efficient application of building systems.

  • Work with construction and development team to develop project scopes, subcontractor selection, measurement and verification, and weekly project scheduling.

  • Assist with the measurement & verification or rebate analysis process (if necessary) for metering before and after energy efficiency installations occur.

  • Coordinate and participate in the complete commissioning/testing of new systems and retrofits to existing systems.

  • Review subcontractor and supplier invoices (including claims and extras) for accuracy.

  • Assist with all necessary inspections that need to be carried out by local authorities and with approvals that need to be obtained.

  • Monitor progress of construction as it compares with approved schedule(s) and report any variances to TEN’s Construction leadership.

  • Report and reforecast all assigned project budgets and communicate those to TEN’s Construction leadership.

  • Regular updates of all “as-built” files and project contract documents.

  • Create and distribute reports after project site progress visit and review.

  • Ensure an inspection of the work area prior to installation of protective covering to identify and document the current condition of customer facility equipment and general state of facility cleanliness.

  • Enforce subcontractor cleanliness of the work site caused by TEN and/or subcontractor employees on a continuous basis throughout the project. Work spaces include those areas immediately under and adjacent to the work site. Subcontractor shall be handling the work construction debris, while Project Manager is to assure that ancillary dirt and dust is non-existent, while assuring that all installed equipment is safe and operational for customer facility personnel.

  • Assist with assuring that all subcontractors possess all required licenses, employee clearances, identification badges and qualifications to carry out the work.

  • Supervise the installation of energy efficiency projects by outside subcontractors.

  • Record the progress of work using photography, streamed video/videotape etc. to thoroughly document the job.

  • Integrate a lifetime Customer/Project Manager Relationship

  • Ability to evaluate additional energy and infrastructure project improvement opportunities

  • Deliver projects with the highest customer satisfaction possible without jeopardizing project gross margins.


  • Assist TEN team members in the development of energy efficient projects by collecting site and pertinent building and systems data required.

  • Trouble-shoot problems arising on-site.

  • Assist with the surveying of buildings and identification of possible energy efficiency projects including working with subcontractors to firm up pricing for energy efficiency projects.

  • Assist with the measurement of energy consuming equipment.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 10 years of related construction experience;

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and mindset is critical;

  • Advanced understanding of energy efficiency building opportunities;

  • Understanding of project estimating, especially as it relates to building mechanical and electrical system installations;

  • Appreciation for and understanding of the information required by customers to make energy efficiency decisions, particularly the cost of installing energy efficiency projects;

  • Ability to identify and validate the incremental cost of all energy efficiency projects;

  • Ability to work well with other team members to drive company growth and success;

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction practices in retrofit / renovation applications obtained through demonstrated experience;

  • Strong customer focus with well-developed customer relations skills;

  • Ability to represent the company in a professional manner;

  • Strong interpersonal and team leadership skills;

  • Ability to organize multiple priorities and to set and meet personal goals and deadlines;

  • Confidence and ability to work under pressure;

  • Ability to use a computer, word processing, presentation, spread sheeting software and mobile applications;

  • Experience with Procore, eBuilder and Microsoft Project is preferred

  • Ability to update and develop project schedules;

  • Ability to work with diversified workforce;

  • Additional qualifications in business or risk management a plus;

  • Prior relevant experiences in the energy industry are not mandatory, but are a plus.

Personal Attributes

  • Proven leadership ability and desire;

  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously;

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills;

  • Strong tactical skills;

  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences;

  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed;

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities;

  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

TEN is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation or preference, religion, marital status, citizenship or veteran status.