Senior Project Manager

Plainfield, Indiana, United States

Job Reference 1188726

Location Plainfield, Indiana, United States

Industry Power - Transmission

Function Project Management

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 8, 2023

Senior Project Manager

Airswift is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join one of our energy clients in Plainfield, IN on an initial one-year contract basis. This position is responsible for the management of all phases of project planning and execution to ensure all project success factors are met, including but not limited to scope, schedule, cost, quality, environmental, safety, communications, security, and integration. In addition, this position is highly involved in the funding management and budgeting of the project / program responsible. This position will work directly with a full project team daily that includes Project Controls, Construction Management, Engineering, Real Estate, Environmental, Permitting & Community/Public Engagement to name a few.
This position typically will be assigned “Green” projects typically ranging from $50 to $250M with a moderate to high level of complexity. These projects typically involve complex but mature technology, moderate scope complexity, and stakeholders that include facility and department level personnel in addition to Senior Management, and possibly the Board of Directors and External Agencies. The PM serves as the unifying agent providing leadership, management, direction, coordination, and control of the overall project in accordance with the established policies, procedures, systems, and requirements of the Company.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Project Management – 25%
  • Establish and maintain communications among all project/program’s stakeholders.
  • Structure, lead, and/or assist in leading all project-related meetings and reports required to ensure open communication between all team members, key stakeholders, and management (regular project reviews, kickoff meetings, weekly reports & monthly reports) and to properly report project status.
  • Assure that Project Plan, all appropriate reports and reporting means are developed and managed according to PMCoE Standards.
  • Coordination with the various internal and external organizations that are providing services to the project (development, engineering, project controls, estimating, construction management, supply
  • chain, legal, EHS, QA/QC, operations, communications, regulatory, security, fuels, transmission, etc.).
  • The PM manages all matrixed members of the team daily and is responsible for assuring all project deliverables (KPIs) are being met.
Project Planning – 40%
  • Plan the project(s) assigned to, including scope, schedule, cost, safety, and quality aspect of the project.
  • Drive the process of project planning including scope definition, estimating, schedule formation and monitoring, cost control measures, procurement/contracting strategies, equipment selection, vendor selection, start-up and commissioning plans, and integration processes. This includes project planning and execution activities like scope definition, detailed design, construction, start-up and commissioning, turnover to operations, and warranty management.
Project Execution – 25%
  • Execute projects according to plan within designed scope, cost and schedule limits. Includes objectives, stakeholders, scope, roles and responsibilities, assumptions and constraints, deliverables, WBS, schedule, external communication, regulatory strategy, procurement strategy, contractor and supplier strategy, resource plan, budget, lessons learned, risk plan, quality plan, safety plan, environmental plan, security plan, integration plan, data management plan, communications and reporting plan, change management, and project close out.
Presentation – 10%
  • Ability to create, develop and deliver project / business case presentations to Senior Management and project sponsors.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent technical field.
  • 16+ years of experience in lieu of degree
  • 10+ years of Transmission Project Management experience executing both new & rebuild/expansion of Substations & Transmission Lines.
  • PMCoE recommends PMP within 24 months of placement
  • Expertise to Strong Expertise in Project Management, Decision Making, Critical Thinking, and Problem Solving; Project related work experience; Risk Management; Leadership; Oversight
  • Valid Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications
  • High School, Associate, Bachelor, Masters – business (MBA), project management, or equivalent
  • Licenses, certifications or registrations: PMI (PMP) / CMII / AACE / Utility Technical Certifications, Contractors License, Professional Engineer License
  • Utility Experience; Construction Management knowledge; Expertise to Strong Expertise in project related Scheduling, Cost Controls, Quality, Risk, Primavera (P6) scheduling; Advanced knowledge/experience in Microsoft office products including OneNote, SharePoint, Outlook, and Excel Pivot Tables.

Additional Information
  • Required to wear FR clothing and EH rated boots. Company will provide a hard hat and non-prescriptive safety glasses.
  • Will this worker work in the field, plant, lab or office environment? Field and office.
  • Will this worker encounter any hazardous work conditions? Yes, they will need to visit active construction zones within a substation and in public area for transmission line projects.
  • Will this worker be required to drive as part of their duties? Yes

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