Weare hiring a full-time permanent Distribution Project Manager working out of Edmonton, Alberta.
The Distribution Project Manager is accountable for managing annualsystem service, system renewal andthird party projects and programsto fulfill Electricity Operations’Franchise requirements, TELUS agreements, and enhance system reliability and safety. This includes developingaccurate project budgets; obtaining approvals from stakeholders and governing bodies; assigning resources based on priorities; monitoring, controlling and reportingproject progress, spending, and quality; and interacting with internal and external stakeholders to proactively identify and resolve issues and obstacles.
What you’d be responsible for
As the Project Manager, Distribution, you will be responsible but not limited to the following:
Providing input and updates to the Distribution Projects Business Plan and developing and implementing respective deliverables.
Ensuring on-going and effective positioning of relationships between other positions withinElectricity Operations.
Planning, overseeing and leading capital projects from initiation to completion.
Developing comprehensive project charters.
Analyzing project financial and schedules to address potential problems and communicates progress andstatus as required.
Completing annual budgets, financial and regulatory project close out, project capitalization, and post implementation reports.
Collaborating with the project scheduler and work coordinators for required resource allocation.
Setting IFC target dates, arranging project design walk-throughs, leading design and construction meetings, and reviewing packages prior to construction.
Evaluating and appointing external contractors and consultants to support project execution in compliance with EDTI procurement, regulatory, HSE, and legal requirements.
Ensuring qualifications, cost minimization, and proper contractor management practices are exercised.
Leading projectmeetings for all large-scale, high-profile, environmentally sensitive or complex projects.
Conducting site visits, document progress, identifying and managing risks and issues, ensuring compliance with scope, schedule, and budget.
What’s required to be successful
As our best candidate, you actively use a variety of communication styles and are able to gain buy-in, champion process improvement, work independently and lead others. You have exceptional communication, facilitation and management skills that engages all audience levels. You excel at motivating and supporting others with positive and constructive feedback. You transcend at project management, prioritization, and multi-tasking in a fast-paced setting, with exceptional scope, cost and schedule management.
The successful candidate will also possess the following qualifications:
Engineering Degree in Civil or Electrical Engineering from a recognized institution.
Extensive experience in utility trades, project management, and/or construction.
5 years of progressively responsible experience in electrical distribution systems, including design or construction in aerial and underground distribution systems.
Demonstrated ability to understand and manage complex budgets and schedules relative to this area of responsibility.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a larger management team within a dynamic environment with a diverse group of people.
Ability to develop, nurture and manage customer relationships.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and stakeholder management.
Demonstrated ability showing strong decision making skills required.
High level of competency with MS Office, IVARA, Oracle, P6, Power BI, and MS Project.
Strong financial budgeting, forecasting, and analysis skills.
The following skills are also considered as assets:
In-depth knowledge of the Customer Connection Guide and Electricity Operations’ Terms and Conditions for Connection and Access Service.
P. Eng or P.L. Eng
Risk management certification.
Experience leading cross-functional teams.
Other important facts about this job
Hours of work: 40 hours per week
Application deadline: April 13, 2021
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Please note the following information:
A requirement of working for EPCOR is that you are at least 18 years of age and legally entitled to work in Canada. (A copy of a valid work permit may be required.)
If you are considered for the position, clearance on all applicable background checks (which may include criminal, identity, educational, and/or credit) and professional reference checks is required. Some EPCOR positions require an enhanced level of background assessment, which is dictated by law. These positions require advanced criminal record checks that must also be conducted from time to time after commencement of employment.
A technical/practical assessment may be administered during the selection process and this exercise will be used as a part of the selection criterion.
To meet the physical demands required of some positions, candidates must be in good physical condition and willing to work in all weather conditions. Clearance on pre-placement medical and drug and alcohol testing may be required.