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Project Manager - Gas Operations (NYSEG 72055) Binghamton, NY, US in Binghamton, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

Publication date: 11.03.2019
REFERENCE: 5110372501


Company: New York State Electric & Gas (NYSEG)
Department: Gas Operations
Job Title: Project Manager

Location: Binghamton, NY
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department
NYSEG-NY-Binghamton ECC


Job Summary:

The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating activities for Gas
projects located in New York, and will manage resource requirements,
priorities, investment plans, project execution strategy and internal/
external resource requirements. Gas projects may originate due to
regulatory compliance, reliability, asset health, system capacity
customer or other project needs.

Responsibilities include meeting corporate goals for capital investment,
managing new regulatory compliance initiatives, coordinating the
prioritization of the capital budgets between Gas Operations and Gas
Engineering, insure proper implementation of new electronic forms
initiatives, implementation of standardized reporting, monitoring
regulatory and safety compliance programs, and other projects as
required. Must manage and monitor team performance to maximize the
effectiveness of capital budget delivery, O&M budgets, Gas Safety
Performance Measures and other operational needs.

Represents the company in regulatory and public forums. Coordinate
activities of project team members including engineers, construction

managers, and external contractors. Facilitates the work of external
contractors and other internal business areas. Holds project team
members accountable for results. Provides technical and business 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 budget and in
conformance to quality and engineering standards.

Major Roles and Responsibilities:

•Interfacing with municipal stakeholders and local permitting

•Agencies program and project management skills leadership skills document control

•Participates in project team scheduling and budgetary planning

•Works within Gas Operations, managing internal and external
project resources. Sets unit goals and direction to align and undertakes
action plans, program management to accomplish goals.

•Oversees project budgets. Analyzes project unit performance and
initiates actions to control scope, schedule and cost performance.

•Proactive approach to overseeing work measures progress and takes actions to ensure budgets and deadlines are

•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

•Assures that projects are completed within the approved scope, schedule
and 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, local agency or municipal meetings.

•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 procedures according to established

•Responsible for the overall management and control of project
budgets including O&M and Capital

•Informs management and project teams regarding cost and schedule
performance variances and corrective action required.

•Continually monitors individual progress to ensure meeting of
specific deadlines.

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

•Attendance to Cost & Schedule Meetings

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

•Attendance to Executive management meetings, providing and
presenting reports and cost-schedule-risk views as required.


Job Requirements:


•Ability to mobilize and motivate 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.

•Expert in risk management and mitigation plans.

•Expert in utilizing MS Excel 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 (meter stations, regulator stations, and mains) infrastructures

•Supervision of field personnel and construction contractors

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

•Team oriented


•Experienced in contract negotiations and supplier management.

•Proven experience in Gas Operations.

•Project Management experience.

Required Education:

Bachelor#s degree in Business, Engineering or relevant experience in the
energy industry with 5 -7 years relevant project management or gas
operations experience
Engineering Degree Preferred

MBA Preferred

This opportunity will offer
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