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Construction Training Lead

Date:  Sep 18, 2022
Job ID:  2877

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Remote and Hybrid Work Opportunities:  Hybrid (WA Based)

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you!  With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE's Customer & System Projects team is looking for qualified candidates to fill an open Construction Training Lead position!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.

Job Description

This Project Manager Position III will be part of a team developing, implementing, and managing an innovative and comprehensive training program for our project management teams. This program will involve working closely with multiple departments, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, demonstrating expertise with construction-related practices, and understanding of adult-learner techniques. 


Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE’s operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct.  Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leads and participates in multi-disciplinary project teams to complete program tasks.  Identifies the scope of project tasks and drives logical action to meet project requirements and deadlines.
  • Communicates and updates stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Manages internal and external customer/stakeholder relationships.
  • Leads and participates in developing training materials specific to construction project management.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and expertise in construction project management and a passion for employee learning and development.  
  • Accurately identifies program needs and potential issues, sets reasonable expectations, and suggests viable alternatives.
  • Engages with partner departments to drive innovative and effective training program development.
  • Performs effective planning and assists with organizational change management to enable adoption of the program. 
  • Validates and refines the scope of program needs and takes logical action to meet requirements and deadlines.
  • Understands and communicates technical information clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Gathers, consolidates and analyzes facts in relation to program requirements.
  • Ensures continual improvement of training processes, methods, strategies and techniques.
  • Responsible for schedule development, management and planning.
  • Supports emergency response work as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.
  • At least six years relevant work experience, including managing simple to medium complexity projects.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills and techniques to bring about agreement between divergent points of view. Ability to write clear, concise and direct narrative and reports.
  • General knowledge and experience in scheduling, estimating, accounting and finance principles.
  • Experience with methods, techniques and procedures involved in budgeting, procurement and contract administration.
  • Strong knowledge in project management discipline to effectively arrange resources and manage multiple simple to medium complexity projects in a cross-functional environment.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills for single or multiple technical areas.
  • Strong negotiating and critical thinking skills.
  • Customer-oriented, a positive, team-oriented attitude, flexibility, an understanding of the business issues driving the need for the project, and solid work ethic are expected.
  • Leadership skills that can energize a multidisciplinary work team to respond to business needs.


Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of project management principles, processes and techniques, applied in a utility setting.
  • Experience with utility methods, techniques and procedures involved in construction standards, cost estimating, and tariffs/rules
  • Experience as a coach, mentor, or trainer.
  • Working knowledge of adult learning principles.
  • Knowledge of learning management systems, training video production, editing, and drone operation.
  • Advanced Project Management Training and Project Management or Construction Management Certification from an accredited institution (PMI or College).
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering.

Additional Information








Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.


At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.


Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.


Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at or 425-462-3017.

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