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Project Manager

National Grid


Location:
Waltham, MA
Date:
06/27/2017
2017-06-272017-07-26
Job Code:
20171186
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Description: Description About the Position: Primary goal is to facilitate the planning, delivery, management, and governance of business development transmission and substation projects in accordance with the National Grid project management processes defined by scope, schedule & quality. Provide leadership and clear direction to project team within a matrix organization. Projects can be across US, not just in National Grid footprint, and extensive travel will be required, depending on project location. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to): Manage electric transmission line and substation projects, including new facilities, major additions, and retrofit projects. Manage all aspects of assigned project(s) including: · communications; team leadership;
· develop and gain approval of scope, cost estimate, schedule and resource plan;
· control of project scope, cost, quality and schedule parameters / risk management;
· compliance with environmental, safety and National Grid standards and policies;
· acquisition of required permits, licenses and land rights;
· engineering and design deliverables;
· contracted services, equipment and material procurement and administration;
· construction, interface with operations, and commissioning;
· closure activities including project acceptance; and
· project status reporting to team members, management and stakeholders.
  • Promote a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and efficient resource utilization both throughout the department, the project team(s) and project support groups including Engineering & Design departments, Operations, Asset Management groups, Supply Chain Management, Business and Commercial Services, Real Estate, Environmental and Administrative Service groups .
  • Provide project management consulting and expertise for peers within the Engineering & Design groups. Seek and promote ‘best practices’ approach to project management within the team and work group. Qualifications Knowledge & Experience Required: 5+ years experience with project management or equivalent relevant experience. A Bachelor’s degree, preferably in an engineering discipline and/or significant relevant project management, engineering and construction experience in all aspects of utility substation/line construction operations. MBA preferred.
    Certified Project Management Professional preferred.


    Experience with successful delivery of complex projects and possess team leadership skills.


    Strong influencing and negotiating skills.


    Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative and ability to interact with company personnel, contractors, regulatory representatives, and town/city officials in a positive collaborative manner.


    Knowledge of power system operations, electrical and civil engineering, environmental, engineering economics, and familiarity with legal, purchasing, and utility accounting regulations.


    Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple projects under budget and time constraints. Bottom-line oriented, budget-conscious, metric/measurement driven.


    Ability to create a high energy team climate whereby team members are able to discuss relevant issues freely and where there is a strong emphasis on continuous improvement.


    Ability to build strong relationships with key stakeholders (e.g. both external and internal).


    Strong skills in: negotiations, presentation, construction management, interpersonal & written communication, and critical analysis.


    Exhibit high personal standards of commitment and integrity.
    Valid driver’s license with a safe driving history required.
    National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.
    Job : Proj Mgmt & Constr Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : Proj Mgmt & Constr Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : May 15, 2017, 8:32:37 AM Unposting Date : Ongoing

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