Senior Project Manager
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As a Senior Project Manager for Priority Power, you will lead engineering, procurement, and construction on substation, transmission and distribution projects between $3 million - $50 million in value. Primary objectives are to complete projects safely, on time, below budget and in compliance with project specifications. In support of these objectives, the Senior Project Manager will take ownership of the project schedule, cost and revenue forecasting, contract compliance, risk and opportunity assessment and ensure compliance with company safety and quality assurance standards. Responsibilities will also include complying with all stakeholder agreements such as electrical interconnection agreements, land agreements, permits and the terms and conditions of all purchase orders and contracts with vendors and contractors. Critical to project success will be the procurement of engineering, construction services, equipment and material to the required specifications and in support of the project schedule. The Senior Project Manager will be expected to travel about 25% of the time to other Priority Power offices, customer meetings, and construction site locations.

The successful candidate will work on a cross functional team interfacing with project development, engineering, project controls, procurement, financial planning, accounting, and legal.  



Job Responsibilities:

· Lead all aspects of project execution after project development through project completion and turnover to customer.

· Be accountable for projects controls including project schedules, cost, and revenue forecasts.

· Report to customer and internal purposes as required in the areas of project cost and forecasting, schedule performance, contract compliance, safety and project risk.

· Work with EHS Manager in support of a safe working environment for employees and contractors and compliance with customer, PPM and contractor safety policies.

· Manage the quality of the project through quality assurance programs.

· Work with procurement team and engineering companies to procure engineering services, consultants, contractors, equipment, and material suppliers.

· Manage contract obligations in key project documents and negotiate and agree change orders with customers and contractors.

· Ensure that parties are compliant with terms and conditions of contracts and agreements to minimize risk.

· Resolve project issues and conflicts effectively and ensure that change is documented.

· Lead project meetings with internal and external stakeholders.

· Acquire required permits if not already obtained during the project development phase and ensure compliance as required.

· Coordinate additional resources or outside consultants/contractors required in support of project management.

· Apply critical thinking needed to communicate and influence employees at all levels regarding project risks, opportunities, and recommended action.

Required Job Skills & Qualifications:

· 5 years of project management experience on utility-class electrical infrastructure.

· Bachelor of Science degree, required in either electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, or project/construction management. 

· Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.

· Contractually and commercially aware and capable of negotiating and complying with EPC agreements and other customer agreements.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills.

· Self-starter, very self-reliant and capable of operating with minimum supervision.

· Ability to work within a cross-functional team environment for project development and execution.

· Ability to manage client expectations within the context of project execution.

· Ability to effectively address and either manage or participate in the resolution of conflicts with clients or other project stakeholders which may arise throughout the course of project execution. 

· Willingness and ability to travel as required to successfully manage projects.

· Experienced in using Microsoft Office products (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point).

· Ability to use project management software such as Procore and NetSuite.

· Experienced at using project scheduling software such as Microsoft Project or Oracle P6.

· Experienced at managing multiple projects simultaneously.