Energy Plant Construction Project Manager

Michigan, Jackson

Posted: 11/27/2018 Industry: Other (HR, Admin, Mkt, Sales) Job Number: 12403

Our Client, a Public Utility that provides natural gas and electricity to the majority of Michigan s 10 million residents is seeking a talented and self-driven individual for needs serving in the role of Energy Plant Construction Project Manager.


This EPC Project Manager position will be responsible for achieving the goals of the TD&F Project Management organization as related to internal electric infrastructure improvement and external large customer interconnection projects.

The EPC Project Manager will:
Plan and manage medium-to-large sized projects of moderate-to high complexity, as well as single year and multi-year programs, that deliver key EPM strategies
Ensure project results contribute positive business value
Meet agreed upon scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives
Develop and maintain project plans that provide timely deliverables in order to achieve project objectives
Identify initial risks, issues and constraints impacting project execution
Work collaboratively with other functional areas in the development of project tasks and deliverables ensuring the
successful execution of projects
Manage multiple projects at various stages of development concurrently
Facilitate the flow of work during a project to ensure that it conforms to the project plan covering forecasting, scoping,
planning, scheduling, execution and closeout
Ensure that team members understand their authority and responsibility regarding their portion of the project
Assume project communication lead role throughout the life cycle of the project
Perform presentations for the leadership team
Assist in the development of performance metrics and track performance of the projects executed
Identify and recommend new processes, techniques and standards that drive performance and process management
Identify, prioritize and drive the implementation of process enhancements
Validate financial forecasts and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures


A Bachelor of Science in Engineering/Business from an accredited college or university
4+ years of applied engineering or equivalent working experience. Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is preferred.* If not certified, employee must obtain certification within 3 years of entering the job family.

The following skills may set you apart from others:
Familiarity with electric transmission or distribution infrastructure
o Experience leading complex projects, with impacts to large energy customers, municipalities, or agencies
o Demonstrated success in identifying and managing risk
o Communicating and reporting project status to senior leadership
o Project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
o Planning, organizational and leadership skills
o Strong communication skills including verbal, written, presentations, meeting facilitation and negotiation
o Interpersonal skills, including the ability to make effective presentations and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients
o Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (Required within 3 years of starting this position)
o Experience with process management and improvement
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