Industrial Project Manager - Electrical Substation

Precision Technology - Houston, TX, United States

Job Description: Industrial Project Manager - Electrical Substation

Client company is seeking an Industrial Project Manager to lead and manage consulting, design, and design-build Transmission and Substation projects. The Project Manager will be responsible for leading and managing substation projects from design to construction, ensuring safety, quality, schedule and budget compliance. You will coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, contractors and engineers to deliver a successful project. This position is part of our Industrial Division, which serves Oil & Gas, Chemical, Food & Beverage, Metals & Mining, Utility, Manufacturing and electric utility clients. As a member of this team, you would contribute to company’s mission by:

-Managing multiple large complex engineering substation projects up to 500kV concurrently from early concept development through detailed design and construction
-Coordinating design and construction activities of new substations and upgrades to existing substations, following industry standards and best practices.
-Supervising and procure equipment, materials and services for substation projects, ensuring technical specifications and contractual requirements are met
-Serving as a mentor and leader of project teams
-Performing technical problem solving
-Leading and managing multi-discipline teams
-Performing guidance and review at the project level while assuring discipline and quality standards are adhered to
-Leading proposal teams and developing project approaches that lead to project wins
-Applying experience and innovation to solve problems of high complexity in area of expertise
-Effectively working with lead practitioners, quality managers, and key technical specialists
-Preparing and monitoring project budgets and schedules in conjunction with assisting in negotiation of contracts and amendments
-Identifying opportunities with existing clients, particularly by expanding service offerings

Minimum Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree.
- 7 years of related experience.
- PMP (PMI), CCM or DBIA certification is required (within 12 months of hire or promotion onto the Approved Project Manager list).
- Domestic and/or international travel may be required. The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands

Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree

Preferred Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field
- Registered Professional Engineer (PE)
- Experience in leading and managing utility substation projects
- Proven experience managing preparation of engineering design packages for construction
- Experience managing project scope, schedule, and budgets
- Exemplary skills in communicating project findings to technical and nontechnical audiences

Skills and Abilities:
Experience working with project management methodology including budget development, project planning, control and assurance methodologies, project management software and finance and accounting concepts and practices. Demonstrates good communications skills, both verbal and written. Possesses in-depth knowledge of project goals, drivers, strategies, risks and opportunities. Work requires verbal skills, ability to interact with varying levels of staff, as well as vendors. Good interpersonal and presentation skills for interacting with team members and clients. Ability to deal with many people and process a large volume of requests as necessary. Good personal computer skills including advanced knowledge in the use of MS Word and Excel. Demonstrates organizational skills to balance and prioritize work.


Posted On: Thursday, June 13, 2024

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