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Project Leader, Utility Construction/Maintenance SR.

PNM Resources

Location: Friendswood, TX US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: August 10, 2022
Reference Code: 6087736
POSTING DEADLINE
This position is posted until filled.

DEPARTMENT
Department: Friendswood Construction Center

JOB DESCRIPTION
Project Leader, Utility Construction/Maintenance SR.
Salary Grade: G06
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$74,796 - $100,975 - $127,152
SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, completes utility construction and maintenance projects in a timely and efficient manner, by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assists in the coordination of gas and electric transmission projects
  • Provides training and technical assistance to other Project Leaders and Designers.
  • Helps establish training needs for other team members
  • Negotiates and manages a variety of contracts for projects, professional services, materials, and equipment
  • Reviews measurements and makes adjustments to the process to achieve team goals
  • Oversees projects that consist of large subdivisions, commercial, minor system improvements, and streetlights, to include the design review, cost estimate approval, and work activity monitoring
  • Monitors field work for compliance and completeness
  • Consults with team to identify and resolve issues that require direct customer involvement on inquiries, right-of-way, complaints, tree trim requests, and damages
  • Communicates and coordinates job requirements to customers, team members and others outside the team as necessary
  • Participates in project scheduling, and assigns job priorities in order to meet company and customer requirements
  • Initiates and administers line extension contracts
  • Documents variances and close projects in an accurate and timely manner

COMPETENCIES:
  • Advanced knowledge in gas or electric theory and design of systems, with general knowledge in the other utility
  • Experience in advanced designs or construction, such as: large subdivisions that required a system improvement to provide power involving three phase and single-phase design, gas meter stations, district gas regulator stations, and small commercial stations
  • Ability to promotes first-class public relations with customers, businesses, outside agencies and community leaders
  • Demonstrated ability to apply and interpret PNM and industry standards for distribution design, construction, and metering
  • Understanding of governmental rules and regulations and other PNM Policies and Procedures as they apply to their area of responsibility
  • Experience in coordinating outages, metering inspections, switching procedures, or pre-design/construction meetings
  • Knowledge of the Gas or Electric Service delivery process
  • Has knowledge of ROW terms and governmental guidelines
  • Must be able to apply, administer and interpret contracts and the gas and electric line extension policies
  • Demonstrated ability to apply engineering and drafting principles by managing routine electric and gas distribution system projects, for example: pole in line or line extension
  • Experience in negotiating and managing construction contracts
  • Experience in advanced designs or construction, such as: large commercial shopping centers with major anchor stores, industrial parks, network systems, and system improvements

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with five to seven years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
  • Must possess a current, legally valid driver's license and meet the company's driving record requirements.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • May assume the role of Team Manager.
  • Initiates personnel recommendations to Team Manager and participates in the process.
  • Provides training and technical assistance in their area of expertise.
  • Provides input to Team Manager concerning personnel recommendations.
  • Assists in achieving team goals and objectives.
  • Directs the work of others assigned to their project.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write complex reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

COMPUTER SKILLS:
  • Working knowledge of knowledge of MS Applications, BANNER and PassPort, FMS and other PNM Systems that are used by the team

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
  • Ability to solve complex practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and/or walk up to 2/3 of the time and frequently visit the construction sites
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Construction site environment.

DEGREES:
Bachelor's Degree

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Driver's License (Required)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Project Leader, Utilities and Construction
Salary Grade: G07
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$66,267 - $87,804 - $109,340
SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, completes utility construction and maintenance projects in a timely and efficient manner for PNM management and customers. Oversees projects that include residential, smaller subdivisions, commercial, minor system improvements, and streetlights and gas mainline coordination. Reviews designs, approves cost estimates, and monitors work activity for compliance and completeness.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Consults with team to identify and resolve issues that require direct customer involvement on inquiries, right-of-way, complaints, tree trim requests, and damages

Presents projects and participates in capital management process

Communicates and coordinates job requirements to customers, team members, Gas Engineering, and others outside the team as necessary

Participates in project scheduling, and assigns job priorities in order to meet company and/or customer requirements

Provides training and technical assistance in area of expertise

Documents variances and close projects in an accurate and timely manner

Initiates and administers line extension contracts

Directs the work of others assigned to their project

Coordinates gas and/or electric transmission projects or the tie-in between distribution and transmission projects

Provides input on a variety of contracts for projects, professional services, materials, and equipment

May negotiate and manage a variety of contracts for projects, professional services, materials, and equipment

Reviews measurements and makes adjustments to the process to achieve team goals

Attends and addresses tribal and city councils

COMPETENCIES:

Knowledge in gas or electric theory, design, and construction of systems, with general knowledge in the other utility

Knowledge of the gas transmission or gas and electric distribution systems

Knowledge of right-of-way and environmental terms and governmental guidelines

Knowledge of governmental rules and regulations and other PNM policies and procedures as applied to area of responsibility

Ability to promote first-class public relations with customers, businesses, outside agencies and community leaders, and to negotiates and manage construction contracts

Demonstrated ability to apply and interpret PNM and industry standards for distribution design, construction, metering, and gas transmission, depending on the area

Demonstrated ability to apply engineering and drafting principles by managing routine electric and gas distribution system projects

Experience in coordinating outages, metering inspections, switching procedures, or pre-design/construction meetings

Ability to apply, administer, and interpret contracts and the gas and/or electric line extension policies

Must be sensitive to the business environment and customers to generate work

Ability to promote team performance by having a positive attitude, being self-motivated, and staying flexible to change

QUALIFICATIONS:

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors degree from a four-year college or university with five to seven years of related experience, or equivalent combination of educations and/or experience related to the discipline.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Must possess current, legally valid driver's license and meet the Company's driving record requirements.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:

Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

Ability to write reports, and business correspondence

Demonstrated customer contact skills

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, and customers

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database software

Working knowledge of computerized customer billing, work management, financial management, mapping/drafting systems, and other PNM systems used by the team

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

DECISION MAKING:

Projects can normally be completed working independently based on established policies, procedures and guidelines and with assistance from senior levels or manager. Ability to make decisions that require judgment, creativity, and interpersonal skills.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and/or walk up to 2/3 of the time and frequently visit the construction sites. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Regularly works outdoors and in remote locations under varying weather conditions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Office and construction environment.

DEGREES:
Bachelors Degree

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Driver's License (Required)

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
PNM Resources and affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. Women, minorities, disabled individuals and veterans are encouraged to apply.
About this Employer‍

PNM Resources is an energy holding company based in Albuquerque, N.M., with 2020 consolidated operating revenues of $1.5 billion. Through its regulated utilities, PNM and TNMP, PNM Resources provides electricity to approximately 800,000 homes and businesses in New Mexico and Texas. PNM serves its customers with a diverse mix of generation and purchased power resources totaling 3.0 gigawatts of capacity, with a goal to achieve 100% emissions-free energy by 2040. PNM Resources is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange as PNM.

PNM Resources strives to create enduring value for customers, communities and shareholders built on a foundation of Environmental, Social and Governance Principles. At the core of our business we are focused on our Vision, our Purpose and our Values.