Project Manager

Location: OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL, United States
Organization: ComEd
Job ID: 221891
Date Posted: Oct 9, 2019

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Job Description

Description

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

  1. Manage (or support a Principal or Senior Project Manager with the management of) transmission, substation, distribution, and gas projects consisting of cross-functional teams that can involve multiple engineering disciplines and multiple construction areas including contract resources.  Responsible for managing or supporting the management of project’s scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance of multiple construction projects and programs.  Leads or supports project teams through business case / capital approval process, development and execution of project plans and project closeout.  These projects have budgets that will typically range from $250K to $5 million.
 
  1. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24/7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES 

 Item
Accountability
  • %
  1. 1

Responsible and accountable for leading or supporting overall project and program performance for projects / programs including transmission, substation, distribution or gas construction, and organizational initiatives.

  1. 25
  1. 2

Ensures project / program costs, schedule, scope and risks are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits schedule and spending.

  1. 20
  1. 3

Interface with external and internal stakeholders to coordinate project requirements.

  1. 15
  1. 4

Interface effectively forming good working relationships with team members, line managers, internal interfacing organizations and contract service providers as applicable.

  1. 10
  1. 5

When leading projects, is the primary communicator with the sponsor and key stakeholders on project issues, including executive level and interdepartmental presentations.  When supporting larger projects, provides project lead with information required for effective communication with key stakeholders.

  1. 10
  1. 6

Coaches and leads team members to ensure project team members understand their respective responsibilities and complete assigned tasks.

  1. 10
  1. 7

When leading projects, identify and obtain project team resources with the assistance of Manager – Project Management.  When supporting larger projects, helps ensure all team resources are identified and obtained.

  1. 10

 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:
Preferred:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field and 2 - 5 years project management or related experience, OR High School Diploma and 6 - 9 years project management or related experience

Experience or knowledge of the specific functional area or discipline (e.g., Utility design, planning or construction experience)

Demonstrated ability to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Ability to work independently and as a team leader including the ability to handle conflicting priorities in a multi-task environment

Demonstrated proficiency and experience managing projects

Demonstrated leadership, communications and presentation skills

Understanding of job budgeting, costing and performance metrics reporting

Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies including technology and performance

 

Demonstrated strong judgment and time management skills

 

Demonstrated project management skills, writing skills and PC skills including Work, Excel, Access, Power Point, Project, Passport

 

Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile

 
 
  1. POSITION SCOPE
  1. The Project Manager is an individual contributor accountable for leading projects with estimated costs typically up to $3M.  In this role the project manger will actively manage or support a Principal or Senior Project Managers team performance, scope, budget and schedule within approved parameters and providing structured and detailed reports to the appropriate Management team.  Tasks include but are not limited to, ensuring the completion of business cases, budgetary approvals, project scheduling, design and engineering tasks, vegetation management reviews, project reporting, project financial analysis, major equipment procurement, environmental analysis, obtaining real estate and relationship management with external customers, vendors, state and local agencies, and regulatory agencies.  Interacts routinely with key internal and external stakeholders including senior management, the ’ customers, and governmental and regulatory officials.

Qualifications

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION

  1. Manage (or support a Principal or Senior Project Manager with the management of) transmission, substation, distribution, and gas projects consisting of cross-functional teams that can involve multiple engineering disciplines and multiple construction areas including contract resources.  Responsible for managing or supporting the management of project’s scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance of multiple construction projects and programs.  Leads or supports project teams through business case / capital approval process, development and execution of project plans and project closeout.  These projects have budgets that will typically range from $250K to $5 million.
 
  1. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24/7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies.
 

PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES 

 Item
Accountability
  • %
  1. 1

Responsible and accountable for leading or supporting overall project and program performance for projects / programs including transmission, substation, distribution or gas construction, and organizational initiatives.

  1. 25
  1. 2

Ensures project / program costs, schedule, scope and risks are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits schedule and spending.

  1. 20
  1. 3

Interface with external and internal stakeholders to coordinate project requirements.

  1. 15
  1. 4

Interface effectively forming good working relationships with team members, line managers, internal interfacing organizations and contract service providers as applicable.

  1. 10
  1. 5

When leading projects, is the primary communicator with the sponsor and key stakeholders on project issues, including executive level and interdepartmental presentations.  When supporting larger projects, provides project lead with information required for effective communication with key stakeholders.

  1. 10
  1. 6

Coaches and leads team members to ensure project team members understand their respective responsibilities and complete assigned tasks.

  1. 10
  1. 7

When leading projects, identify and obtain project team resources with the assistance of Manager – Project Management.  When supporting larger projects, helps ensure all team resources are identified and obtained.

  1. 10

 

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Minimum:
Preferred:

Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field and 2 - 5 years project management or related experience, OR High School Diploma and 6 - 9 years project management or related experience

Experience or knowledge of the specific functional area or discipline (e.g., Utility design, planning or construction experience)

Demonstrated ability to build consensus, establish trust, communicate effectively and foster culture change

Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Ability to work independently and as a team leader including the ability to handle conflicting priorities in a multi-task environment

Demonstrated proficiency and experience managing projects

Demonstrated leadership, communications and presentation skills

Understanding of job budgeting, costing and performance metrics reporting

Demonstrated ability to develop and implement process enhancements and efficiencies including technology and performance

 

Demonstrated strong judgment and time management skills

 

Demonstrated project management skills, writing skills and PC skills including Work, Excel, Access, Power Point, Project, Passport

 

Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile

 
 
  1. POSITION SCOPE
  1. The Project Manager is an individual contributor accountable for leading projects with estimated costs typically up to $3M.  In this role the project manger will actively manage or support a Principal or Senior Project Managers team performance, scope, budget and schedule within approved parameters and providing structured and detailed reports to the appropriate Management team.  Tasks include but are not limited to, ensuring the completion of business cases, budgetary approvals, project scheduling, design and engineering tasks, vegetation management reviews, project reporting, project financial analysis, major equipment procurement, environmental analysis, obtaining real estate and relationship management with external customers, vendors, state and local agencies, and regulatory agencies.  Interacts routinely with key internal and external stakeholders including senior management, the ’ customers, and governmental and regulatory officials.

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