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Manager - Construction (RGE 71941) ROCHESTER, NY, US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 10.02.2019REFERENCE: 5110291501

Company

Company: RGEBusiness Area: Projects Unit Station 3Job Title: Construction ManagerReports to: INMACULADA SANZ SANTIDRIANLocation: Rochester, NYGRADE: G1Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and DepartmentRGE-NY-Scottsville RoadRochester,NY

Description

Job Summary:

Scope of Work – Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, and other relationships:

The Construction Manager is responsible for coordinating construction and commissioning (functional testingincluded) activities between several projects, with objectives of safety, quality, timeliness and cost effectivecompletion on behalf of the Affiliates of AVANGRID located in Maine, New York and Connecticut.

Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):
•Provide management and responsibility for performance of Field Construction Managers for the construction andcommissioning of electric lines and substation projects.
•Determines the contract resource requirements, service specifications and manages contractor performance
•Work with Field Construction Managers related to coordination of field inspections and sign offs for constructionprojects including environmental or agricultural
•Ensure all functional testing is complete at job sites in preparation of commissioning of the facilities.
•Manage performance of outsourced Construction companies to ensure adherence to safety, quality, schedules,budgets, cost effective means and methods.
•Ensure projects are delivered on time and under budget
•Develop, review, and evaluate contracts and agreements affecting the project execution and functional areaoperations and make appropriate recommendations.
•Responsible to ensure compliance with permit conditions.


•Lead resolution in a timely manner to proactively resolve problems and coordinate activities with the fieldconstruction managers.
•Responsible to works with project team ensure that construction management is integrated into the planning,scheduling, cost tracking, construction, installation, sequencing and testing and commissioning, and acceptanceactivities.
•Ensure Field Construction Managers obtain all construction materials and material handling plans are establishedand properly managed and reported.
•Responsible for the coordination of construction schedules with the other functional areas within the company.
•Provides constructability feedback on electrical, mechanical, protection and civil construction standards.
•Research, recommend, and implement changes as necessary to be aligned with AVANGRID Standards andBusiness Area goals and objectives.
•Responsible for timely resolution of disputes and prioritize business requirements to ensure projects arecompleted on time and under budget.
•Provide accurate inputs related to the budget process to providing field estimates, resource needs, and oversightof the construction budget.
•Participate in the construction projects negotiations and joint planning efforts with other utilities.
•Lead overall site activities address or remedy electrical system emergencies as necessary.
•Proactively identify construction risk during the planning, execution and construction phases and eliminate risksand execute risk mitigation plans.
•Perform special studies, alternatives and risk analyses and cost estimates as necessary.
•Adhere to company policies, programs and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), FederalEnergy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), New England andNew York Independent System Operators
•Safety: Maintain safety awareness and ensure contractors comply with all safety policies, practices, andprocedures to assure a safe working environment at the construction site. Properly wear and care for applicablesafety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to Contractors, Project Manager andassure safety concerns and issues are resolved.
•Ensure all field construction managers are managing the project and construction resources within the scheduleand budget.

Requirements

Job Requirements:

Skills/Abilities:
•Extensive knowledge of construction management practices applicable to electrical utility lines and substationconstruction including commissioning of electrical equipment.
•Extensive knowledge of interconnected electrical system operations.
•Knowledge of government regulations, including OSHA, NESC, NEC and industry codes affecting electric utilities.
•Knowledge of contract preparation, negotiations and administration.
•Working knowledge of budget preparation and administration.
•Demonstrated ability to make competent decisions in emergency situations.


•Demonstrated ability to read and interpret mechanical/electrical drawings, and technical manuals.
•Excellent written and verbal communications, including correspondence, reports, and other business documents.
•Working knowledge of best practices in safety policies and procedures.
•Effective leadership Skills
•Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
•Results oriented

Experience/Training:
•Microsoft Office Suite
•Must have a valid Driver’s License
•Must be willing to travel to construction sites on a day to day basis, attend meetings

Required Education:
•Bachelors’ degree in Engineering or Construction Management with 7 years relevant experience preferred.Associates Degree with a minimum of 10 years relevant experience or High School/GED with the completion of therelevant progression program and 15 years relevant experience required.
•A minimum of 5 years of progressive related electric utility industry experience, with electric line or substationfacilities construction management experience preferred. 3 years experience in a supervisory capacity preferred

Competency Requirements:It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills the requirements in terms of levels indicated below.

1. Delivering for the Business:
• Global view of the Business – Advanced
• Achieving Results and continuous improvements - Advanced
• Initiative – Advanced
• Innovation & Creativity - Advanced

2. Global Relationships:
• Flexibility & Globalization - Competent
• Customer Focus - Competent
• Communicating & Influencing – Competent
• Team Work - Advanced

3. Global Leadership:
• Team management – Advanced
• Developing Others - Advanced

This opportunity will offer

Opportunity will be posted from 02/09/2019 through 6 PM ET on 02/23/2019