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Project Manager Large Construction and Maintenance I, II

PNM Resources

Location: Albuquerque, NM US
Position Type:
Rqd Education: Certification
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: January 15, 2023
Reference Code: 6087680
POSTING DEADLINE
This position is posted until filled.

DEPARTMENT
Department: NM Ops PPMO

PREFERENCES
No job description available

JOB DESCRIPTION
Project Manager Large Construction and Maintenance II
Salary Grade: G05
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$86,016 - $116,120 - $146,226
This position is covered by NERC CIP cyber security standards. Prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment, which includes identity verification and a criminal background check. Prior to being granted unescorted access to cyber secure areas, the candidate must attend cyber security training. Annual cyber security training is also required.

SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, plans, develops, coordinates and directs all phases of medium to large-scale, high profile construction projects. Coordinates with internal and external organizations and government agencies to successfully implement project delivery. Implements the Construction Management Process (CMP) used throughout the company for large construction project delivery. Responsible for project scope, cost, and schedule and coordination and management of project requirements to ensure labor and material resources (internal & external) are deployed for timeliness, efficiency and success of project delivery.

(This position is specific to the Large Construction Project Management Department and should not be used in any other area)

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develops, institutes, and improves cross-functional processes and procedures regarding project management, work management, and cost estimating
  • Handles the interface between corporate initiatives such as safety, environmental, reliability improvement programs into the corporate CMP process and procedures for large gas and electric construction projects
  • Handles the project delivery of large scale construction projects; directs internal and external meetings
  • Identifies, assesses, and implements corporate programs related to project management, cost estimation, planning and scheduling, including software and other tools
  • Forecasts, documents, verifies, and reports of all variances to senior management
  • Compiles, charts, and reports all weekly, monthly, and yearly Project Management Performance Measures to senior management
  • Works with senior management to define, coordinate, and manage project requirements to ensure labor and material resources are deployed for timeliness, efficiency, and success of project delivery
  • Leads or conducts project performance, cost, scheduling studies, and evaluations that require advanced and innovative project management techniques and/or the modifications of standard practices and concepts
  • Develops and modifies system improvements related to large scale construction

COMPETENCIES:
  • Ability to maintain positive and productive working relationships with various individuals and groups
  • Ability to manage diverse, highly technical, and complex issues
  • In-depth knowledge of company policies and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge of project management, work management, and cost estimating principles
  • Highly developed problem solving and consensus-building skills

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field with five to seven years of related experience, in construction and operations management and project management, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience related to the discipline.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Six Sigma certification are strongly desired.
  • Must possess a current, legally valid driver's license and meet the company's driving record requirements.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ability to coordinate and supervise activities over internal and external staff assigned to projects in a matrix management environment.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS:
  • Advanced negotiation skills and ability to gain concessions without damaging relationships
  • Ability to write complex reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret highly complex documents
  • Ability to effectively listen and get clarification to respond to a wide-range of questions

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

COMPUTER SKILLS:
  • In-depth understanding and ability to modify project management, cost-estimating, and work management software
  • Advanced knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software

ANALYSIS AND PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY:
  • Ability to apply, interpret, develop concepts using mathematical and engineering expertise.
  • 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.

DECISION MAKING:
  • Determines corporate framework for resource allocation used in projects.

SCOPE AND IMPACT:
  • Impacts corporate ability to complete projects within profitable parameters regarding time and resources within regulatory compliance, including DOT, IEEE, ANSI, NEC, NESC, and OSHA.
  • Responsible for $20 million in capital project management.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Ability to stand or walk up to 1/3 of the time and regularly required to sit up to 2/3 of the time.
  • Manual dexterity is required to perform computer applications and good vision is required to perform all aspects of the job.
  • May occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Office environment
  • Regular travel required.


JOB DESCRIPTION
Project Manager- Construction and Maintenance
Salary Grade: G06
Minimum Midpoint Maximum
$74,796 - $100,975 - $127,152
This position is covered by NERC CIP cyber security standards. Prior to being hired, promoted, or transferred into the position, the candidate must successfully pass a Personnel Risk Assessment, which includes identity verification and a criminal background check. Prior to being granted unescorted access to cyber secure areas, the candidate must attend cyber security training. Annual cyber security training is also required.

SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, oversees the timely and efficient project management of utility construction and maintenance projects that are moderate to complex in engineering scope and nature. Implements the work management process used throughout Construction and Reliability. Plans schedules, and estimated all engineering, craft, and non-labor resources necessary to successfully complete the work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manages electric projects that consist of residential, industrial and large commercial developments, major system improvements, network systems, highway relocations, electric transmission, relay, and communications projects

Plays a major role in negotiating and managing construction and maintenance contracts for projects, professional services, materials, and equipment

Reviews all work for completeness, meets with requester to resolve issues, determines if additional engineering or design is needed

Communicates engineering design recommendations when needed during work site visits

Plays a major role in project decisions involving moderate to complex engineering problems

Supports operational areas through the application of standard and non-standard engineering techniques, practices, and procedures

Determines labor and non-labor resource requirements for all work and compares to the availability of resources

Makes the final assessment of labor and non-labor resource reallocation and informs directors of decision

Directs project scheduling, and assigns job priorities in order to meet Company and/or customer requirements

Develops the yearly master schedule, which encompasses all preventative maintenance and capital projects

Ensures internal and external customer needs are met on the customers schedule

Trends, documents, verifies and reports all variances to senior management

Compiles, charts, and reports all weekly, monthly, and yearly Key Process Indicators for senior management

Directs involvement with the Variance team to make recommendations for variance resolutions

Responsible for the reallocation between Company and contractors of technical, craft, and other assets across departmental and divisional boundaries

Leads or conducts performance, cost and scheduling studies and evaluations that require advanced and innovative techniques or the modifications of standard practices and concepts

Provides training and technical assistance to other construction and maintenance project managers

Helps establish training needs for other team members

Provides input to Team Manager concerning personnel recommendations

COMPETENCIES:

Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve broad technical or organizational issues affecting Company goals and objectives

Demonstrated ability to apply broad engineering principles to manage and inspect complex and unique construction projects, i.e., electric distribution, transmission, relay and communication systems

Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills

Thorough knowledge of the electric work management process with the Company

Advanced knowledge in electric theory and design of systems

Demonstrated ability to apply and interpret PNM and industry standards for design

Demonstrated ability to make complex decisions that require judgment, creativity and interpersonal skills

Understanding of governmental rules and regulations and other PNM Policies and Procedures as they apply to their area of responsibility

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

In-depth knowledge of ROW terms and governmental guidelines

Must be able to negotiate, apply, and interpret complex business contracts

Ability to read and interpret complex engineering print sets

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university with three to five 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.

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

Ability to write 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 calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume

Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Knowledge of spreadsheet and word processing software

Advanced knowledge of BANNER and PassPort, FMS and other PNM Systems that are 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 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 walk, sit, and/or stand up to 2/3 of the time. Requires fine dexterity. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Travel required. May be exposed to occasional hazardous conditions on some job sites.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Field/Office environment.

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.