NECEC Manager - Substation and Transmission Line (CMP 66690) Augusta, ME US in Portland, ME at Avangrid

Date Posted: 9/12/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 12.09.2018
REFERENCE: 5101855401

Company: Central Maine Power (CMP)
Department: Integrated Projects
Job Title: Manager - NECEC - Substation and Transmission Line
Location: Maine. Portland, Lewiston or Augusta Area
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
CMP-ME-Augusta General Office

Job Summary:

Management and leadership of the team responsible for designing, building and commissioning the upgrades of
existing AC Substations and new AC lines, and new DC Transmission line as part NECEC Project.

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

The Manager - NECEC AC Substations and Transmission Lines is responsible for coordinating activities between
several project teams, located in Augusta, Maine 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. AC Substation and Transmission Line scopes
include engineering, construction and commissioning of upgrades or rebuilds related to the larger NECEC Project.

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. NECEC Project
needs to be delivered on time and on budget in accordance with the contracts in place for this project.

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.

Job Requirements:


•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)
infrastructures Intercompany liaison
•Proven ability to lead and work in a team environment
•Team oriented

•10-15 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
•Highly Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field
MBA Preferred
PE Preferred

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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