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Manager - Programs/Projects (Engineering/Utilities) at Avangrid in Rochester, New York

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:


Interfacing with customers, and customer engineering and contracting teamsmunicipal stakeholders and local permitting agencies.

Program and project management skills.

Leadership skills.

Document control.

Participates in project team scheduling and budgetary planning processes.

Works within the project unit, managing internal and external project resources . Sets unit goals and direction to align and undertakes action plans, program management to accomplish goals.

Oversees project budgets.

Analyzes project unit performance and initiates actions to control scope, schedule, and cost performance.

Proactive approach to overseeing work measures progress and takes actions to ensure budgets and deadlines are achieved.

Approves project plans, executes contract strategies to undertake work and controls

and a authorizes expenditures.

Initiates actions to ensure compliance with a project management and quality management processes and procedures.

Assures that projects are completed within the approved scope, schedule and budget.

Coordinates with other departments, consultants, attorneys, utilities, regulatory agencies, government agencies, and major customers.

May represent the company and testify in regulatory hearings or at Federal, State, local gency or municipal meetings.

Considers innovative ways to undertake work, promoting automation and efficiencies in day to day work streams.

Provides recommendations on policies and goals desired and implements new/revised processes and procedures

according to established guidelines

Responsible for the overall management and control of project unit budgets including O&M and Capital.

Informs management and project teams regarding cost and schedule performance variances and corrective action required.

Responsible for ensuring the risk control system is utilized.

Continually monitors individual progress to insure meeting of specific deadlines.

Responsible for Project accountability overview, making sure that it complies with FERC, NERC, and any other applicable regulation.

Attendance to Cost & Schedule Meetings.

Works with Coordinator on the Risk definition, cost, and the Mitigation Action analysis.

Attendance to Executive management meetings, providing and presenting reports and cost-schedule-risk views as required.

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience Required:

•Bachelors' degree with a min of 5 years relevant experience required. Degree in Engineering or experience in the energy

industry preferred. MBA preferred.

•Project Management Certification is an asset, but not required, preferred.


•Ability to mobilize team members to deliver projects on time and under budget.

•Ability to manage staff usingExpert in integrating Scheduling IT tools and software to generate appropriate schedules and cost reports.

: MS Project with costs and resource requirements.

•Experience Expert in developing and implementing risk management and mitigation plans.

•Expert in utilizing MS Excel for data analysis, budgeting and planning, and optimizing schedules.

•Ability to use and query SAP.

•Excellent oral and written communication skills.

•Public presentation skills and ability to summarize concepts utilizing Microsoft ProjectAbility to summarize and present cost, schedule, and risk elements to managers, regulators, customers, and other stakeholders.

•Results oriented.

•Understanding of quality assurance processes and implement throughout all phases of the projects with project structure.

•Knowledge of main configuration and general arrangements of networks (substations, overhead lines, and cable) infrastructures.

•Supervision of field personnel and construction contractors

•Proven ability to lead teams and work in a team environment.

•Team oriented


•Experienced in contract negotiations and supplier management.

•Proven experience in taking onwwnership of projects and working independently leading a team.obtaining siting permits

•Project Management Professional Certification

  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate & Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile

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