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Project Manager (RGE 71610) ROCHESTER, NY, US in Rochester, NY at Avangrid

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Publication date: 04.02.2019REFERENCE: 5109884101


Company: ROCHESTER GAS & ELEC CORPDepartment: Electric System EngineeringJob Title: Project ManagerLocation: RGE-NY-Scottsville RoadCross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and DepartmentRGE-NY-Scottsville RoadRochester,NY


Job Summary:Scope of Work – Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, and other relationships:

The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating activities between several line projects, located in Maine, NewYork and Connecticut, by managing resource requirements, priorities, investment plans, project execution strategyand internal/external resource requirements. Lines projects may originate due to reliability, asset health, systemcapacity customer or other project 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 budget delivery considering theenvironment, operating efficiency, regulatory, CWIP and operational needs.

Represents the company in regulatory and public forums.Coordinate activities of project team members including engineers, construction managers, and externalcontractors. Facilitates the work of external contractors and other internal business areas. Holds contractorsaccountable for performance. Holds project team members accountable for results. Provides technical advice tosenior management when required. Responsible for the overall project control and reporting, providing leadershipand coordination of the scheduling, cost controlling and reporting processes and functions. Ensure projects aredelivered on schedule, within budget and 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 skills.
•Leadership 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 budgets and deadlines areachieved.
•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 andprocedures.
•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 or localagency 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 proceduresaccording to established guidelines.
•Responsible for the overall management and control of project unit budgets including O&M and Capital.
•Informs management and project teams regarding cost and schedule performance variances and corrective actionrequired.
•Responsible for ensuring the risk control system is utilized.
•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.
•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 asrequired.


Job Requirements:

Required Education:
•Bachelors degree with 7 years relevant experience required.Degree in Engineering or experience in energy industry preferred. MBA preferred.
•Project Management Certification preferred.

•Ability to mobilize team members to deliver projects on time and under budget.
•Expert in integrating Scheduling IT tools and software: MSProject 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 (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.

•Experienced in contract negotiations and supplier management.
•Proven experience obtaining siting permits.
•Project Management Professional Certification.

Competency Requirements:It is preferred that for this job, the candidate fulfills therequirements in terms of levels indicated below.

1. Delivering for the Business:
• Global view of the Business – Advanced
• Achieving Results and continuous improvements - Advanced
• Initiative – Advanced
• Innovation & Creativity - Advanced

2. Global Relationships:
• Flexibility & Globalization - Competent
• Customer Focus - Advanced
• Communicating & Influencing – Advanced
• Team Work - Advanced

3. Global Leadership:
• Team management – Advanced
• Developing Others - Advanced

This opportunity will offer

AVANGRID 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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