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Program/Project Manager (RGE 61402) Rochester, NY US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Publication date: 19.07.2018REFERENCE: 5093550301

CompanyCompany: RGEDepartment: Substation Operations ProjectsJob Title: Program/Project Manager (RGE)Location: Rochester, NYCross Company Responsibility:Yes

Business and DepartmentRGE-NY-East AvenueRochester,NY

DescriptionJob Summary:Scope of Work – Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, and other relationships:The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating activities between several substation projects located in NewYork, by managing resources requirements, priorities, investment plans, project execution strategy andinternal/external resource requirements. Substations projects may originate due to reliability, asset health, or otherproject need.Responsibility includes meeting corporate goals for capital investment, managing Construction Work in Progress,and energization of projects. Must manage team performance to maximize the effectiveness of capital budgetdelivery considering the environment, operating efficiency, regulatory, CWIP and operational needs.The project manager would have to represent the company in regulatory and public forums. Coordinate activities ofproject team members including engineers, construction managers, and external contractors. Facilitates the work ofexternal contractors and other internal business areas. Holds contractors accountable for performance. Holdsproject team members accountable for results. Provides technical advice to senior management when required.Responsible for the overall project control and reporting, providing leadership and coordination of the scheduling,cost controlling and reporting processes and functions. Ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within budgetand in conformance to quality and engineering standards.Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):•Interfacing with municipal stakeholders and local permitting agencies program and project management skillsleadership skills document control•Participates in project team scheduling and budgetary planning processes•Works within the project unit, managing internal and external project resources. Sets unit goals and direction toalign and undertakes action plans, program management to accomplish goals.•Oversees project budgets. Analyzes project unit performance and initiates actions to control scope, schedule andcost performance. Proactive approach to overseeing work measures progress and takes actions to ensure budgetsand deadlines are achieved. Approves project plans, executes contract strategies to undertake work and controls

and authorizes expenditures. Initiates actions to ensure compliance with a project management and qualitymanagement processes and procedures. Assures that projects are completed within the approved scope, scheduleand budget•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 localagency or municipal meetings.•Coordinates efforts of cross-functional project teams. Holds regular project status meetings. This may requesttravelling to the areas where the stations are located.•Considers innovative ways to undertake work, promoting automation and efficiencies in day to day work streams•Provides recommendations on policies and goals desired and implements new/revised processes and proceduresaccording to established guidelines•Responsible for the overall management and control of project unit budgets including O&M and Capital•Responsible for the overall procurement phase of external services. This may include the preparation of biddingpackages, analysis of the technical proposal, as well as contract management until the end of the contract.•Informs management and project teams regarding cost and schedule performance variances and corrective actionrequired.•Responsible for the risk control and mitigation actions•Continually monitors individual progress to insure meeting of specific deadlines.•Responsible for Project accountability overview, making sure that it complies with FERC, NERC and any otherapplicable regulation.•Provides linkage to executives for decision making outside of day-to-day program/project team activities•Is the lead team member with respect to accomplishing day-to-day goals and provides expertise and immediacy ofdecision making. Holds project team members (internal and external) accountable for results•Responsible for the overall engineering design and construction. The Project Manager will provide input to thedevelopment engineering team during the development phase of projects.

RequirementsJob Requirements:Education & Experience Required:•Electrical Engineering Master Degree with a minimum of 6 years relevant experience required•Protection and control systems experience will be required (minimum 2 years)•Experienced in contract negotiations and supplier management.•Field experience (construction and testing and commissioning) will be considered as a plus.•Ability and willingness to travel 10% of the time.

Skills/Abilities:•Ability to mobilize team members to deliver projects on time and under budget•Expert in integrating Scheduling IT tools and software: MS Project with costs and resource requirements.•Risk management and mitigation plans•Expert in utilizing MSExcel for data analysis, budgeting and planning and optimizing schedules.•Ability to use and query SAP•Excellent oral and written communication skills•Public presentation skills and ability to summarize concepts utilizing Microsoft Project

•Results oriented•Understanding of quality assurance processes and implement with project structure.•Knowledge of main configuration and general arrangements of networks (substations, overhead lines and cable)infrastructures•Supervision of field personnel and construction contractors•Proven ability to lead teams and work in a team environment•Team oriented

This opportunity will offerAVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualifiedindividuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discriminationagainst 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 toemploy 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 locallaw. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard torace, 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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