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Project Manager (ASC 70000) Orange, CT, US in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 3/2/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 01.03.2019
REFERENCE: 5107334002


Company: ASC
Department: Transmission
Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Orange, CT
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department


Job Summary:
Scope of Work – Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, and other relationships:
The Project Manager is responsible for managing activities between team members including Project Managers,
engineers, construction management and others to plan, design and execute projects, located in Maine, New York
and Connecticut. The Project Manager ensures the project team delivers projects in accordance with baseline
budgets, schedules, scope, quality and engineering standards. Projects may originate due to reliability, asset
health, system capacity customer or other project need.

Responsibility includes meeting corporate goals for capital investment, managing Construction Work in Progress,
and energization of assets in accordance with the investment plan. Must manage team performance to maximize
the effectiveness of capital budget delivery considering the environment, operating efficiency, regulatory, CWIP and
operational needs.

Represents the company in regulatory and public forums.
Manages the team to optimize the work of external contractors and other internal business areas. Holds contractors
accountable for performance. Holds project team members accountable for results. Provides technical advice to
senior management when required. Responsible for the overall project control and reporting of the project team,
providing leadership and coordination of the scheduling, cost controlling and reporting processes and functions.
Ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within budget and in conformance to quality and engineering standards.

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

•Manages performance of team to ensure goals, schedules, budgets, and benefits are met and all deliverables are
completed on time and under budget.

•Identifies interdependences of the team portfolio and resolves interactions among projects.

•Proactive approach to controlling projects scope mitigating the risk of potential changes,

•Ensures quality of work packages of team.

•Produces briefings and status reports on a regular basis for executives or regulatory agencies.

•May participate or represent the company in regulatory or public proceedings or permitting .requirements for
projects undertaken by the team.

•Ensure governance processes and procedures are followed within portfolio.

•Trains/coaches team members and holds team accountable for results. Teams are cross-functional, can be virtual,
and frequently combine internal and external personnel.

•Leads team meetings.

•Monitors progress of team against plans and applies course corrections as necessary.

•Ensures effective internal program communications.

•Develops procurement strategies for material, labor, requirements.

•Supports Project initiatives for compliance, standardization, and process improvement.

•Considers innovative ways to undertake work, promoting automation and efficiencies in day to day work streams.

•Responsible for Project accountability overview, making sure that it complies with FERC, NERC and any other
applicable regulation.

•Attendance to Cost & Schedule Meetings.

•Works with PMO on the Risk definition, cost, and the Mitigation Action analysis.


Job Requirements:


•Ability to mobilize team members to deliver projects on time and under budget

•Expert in risk management and mitigation plans

•Expert in utilizing MS Excel for data analysis, budgeting and planning and optimizing schedules.

•Excellent oral and written communication skills

•Public presentation skills and ability to summarize concepts utilizing Microsoft Project or Primavera

•Results oriented

•Understanding of quality assurance processes and implementation with project structure.

•Knowledge and experience in managing the execution of large high voltage transmission and substation capital

•Knowledge and experience in the regulatory environment and clear understanding of the filings and approvals
required at State, Local and Federal levels for execution of the work required.

•Experience and understanding of tools/controls needed to monitor and control projects required.

•Experience managing large teams of technical experts required.

•Experience utilizing SAP financial system preferred.

•Experience utilizing Microsoft Project or Primavera preferred.

•Background in electrical or civil engineering preferred.

•Proven ability to lead teams and work in a team environment

•Team oriented


•Enterprise initiatives of strategic or regulatory sensitivity.

•Experienced in contract negotiations and supplier management

•Proven experience obtaining siting permits

•Project Management Professional Certification

Required Education:

•Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field in the energy industry with 7 years relevant project management
experience including three years in managing complex enterprise initiatives of strategic or regulatory sensitivity

•Engineering Degree Preferred

•MBA 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.

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employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
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