Manager Elecrical Capital Substation Projects (ASC 65754) NY, CT, ME US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 10/9/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 09.10.2018
REFERENCE: 5100381501

Company: ASC
Department: Substations, Project
Job Title: Manager - Electric Capital Substation Projects
Location: Rochester, NY (RGE-NY-Scottsville Road) / Augusta, ME (CMP-ME-Augusta General Office) /
Binghamton, NY (NYSEG-NY-Kirkwood JACC) / Orange, CT
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department

Job Summary:

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

The Manager - Electric Capital Substation Projects is responsible for coordinating activities between several project
teams, located in Maine, New York and Connecticut by managing resource requirements, priorities, investment
plans, project execution strategy and internal/external resource requirements. Measure teams performance
comparing portfolio execution plan and corporate and business objectives. Substation projects include engineering
and construction of upgrades or rebuilds of existing distribution and transmission network assets and new
distribution and transmission substation projects. Substation projects may originate based on reliability, asset
health, system capacity, customer, innovation or other project need.

Responsibility includes meeting corporate goals for capital investment and engineering and construction of assets
managing Construction Work in Process. Must manage team performance to maximize the effectiveness of capital
budget considering the environment, operating efficiency, regulatory, CWIP and operational needs. Projects are
delivered on time and within budget in accordance with the annual, five year and ten year plans.

Represents the company in regulatory and public forums. Executes management approvals and human resources
responsibilities for project team personnel. Coordinate activities of project teams. Accountable for the work of
external contractors and other internal business areas. Holds teams accountable for performance and results.

Provides technical and business solutions to senior management. Ensures teams are delivering projects on
schedule, within budget and in conformance to quality and engineering standards.

Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

•Coordinates project teams including external project support. Sets team goals and strategic direction aligning with
Project Management Office and Quality Management System methodology and undertakes action plans, program
management, and team assignments to accomplish goals. Provides technical support, guidance, coaching and
counseling toward effective performance and appraises of teams and individual performance. Accountable for
meeting organization performance measures, initiates actions to improve performance, reviews work processes,
systems, procedures and practices and recommending and implementing changes to increase productivity, quality
and control costs.

• Analyzes project team performance and initiates actions to control scope, schedule and cost performance of
teams. Proactive approach to overseeing work, measures progress and takes actions to ensure project teams are
delivering within scope, on time and under budget. 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.

•Interprets and administers company policies and procedures. Plans and implements training and development of
teams. Determines resource needs within business area. Develops and controls teams operating and capital
budget. Recommends promotions, personnel changes, budgets, organizational changes and business area

•Coordinates 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.


Education & Experience Required:

•Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
•MBA Preferred
•PE Preferred
•10 years of experience in engineering science.
•Supervisory experience
•Experience leading and managing multiple teams and multi project portfolio
•Participation in regulatory proceedings and testimony
•PMP Certification Preferred

•Highly Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
•Knowledge of Scheduling IT tools and software: MS Project.

•Experience using Risk Management protocols.
•Experience using MS Office Suite.
•Experience in cost tracking, annual budgeting and accruals
•Experience using SAP and query capabilities
•Proven problem-solving
•Ability to analyze and interpret portfolio data to determine trends and risks/opportunities
•Results oriented
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•Ensures quality is incorporated into team functions
•Knowledge of main configuration and general arrangements of networks (substations, overhead lines and cable)
•Intercompany liaison
•Proven ability to lead and work in a team environment
•Team oriented

This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

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