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Project Manager II

Date:  Mar 22, 2021
Job ID:  1504
Location: 

Kent, WA, US, 98032 Kent, WA, US, 98032

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 Project Manager II position!

Job Description

The Project Manager Position II directs and manages the processes and activities of projects that carry medium risk and financial impact.  Project development may be guided with the assistance of the senior department staff.  Manages and executes projects with a clearly defined scope of work, which may involve multiple internal customers or departments, as well as external customers.  Coordinates and communicates tasks with other departments such as Engineering, Real Estate, Environmental, Permitting, System Planning, and Energy Resources.  May draft medium complexity contracts, monitor contracts and contractors.

 

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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates resources, provides oversight and direction to team members.
  • Identifies the scope of an assigned project and decides logical action to meet project requirements and deadlines.
  • Communicate and manage the customer relationship as the primary point of contact.
  • Accurately identify customer needs, set reasonable expectations, identify potential issues and share alternatives.
  • Facilitates communication between service providers and internal customers, which may include technical support at the direction of a senior project manager.
  • Responds to customer concerns and works with appropriate parties for resolution.
  • Facilitates technical assistance to internal and external customers.
  • Applies general rules, standards and guidelines to specific technical problems.
  • Reports on project and program progress as directed.
  • Gathers, consolidates and analyzes facts in relation to project requirements.
  • Responsible for schedule and budget development, management and forecasting.
  • 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 four years relevant work experience including managing simple projects.
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communications skills and ability to work as part of a team.
  • Basic knowledge and experience in scheduling, estimating, accounting and finance principles.
  • Basic knowledge in project management discipline to effectively arrange resources and manage multiple simple to medium complexity projects in a cross-functional environment.
  • Customer-oriented, a positive, team-oriented and collaborative attitude, flexibility, an understanding of the business issues driving the need for the project, and solid work ethic are expected.

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Project Management or related discipline.
  • Experience managing small projects or programs.
  • 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.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills for single of multiple technical areas.
  • Negotiating and critical thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of utility methods, techniques and procedures involved in budgeting, procurement and contract administration.
  • Advanced Project Management Training and Project Management or Construction Management Certification from an accredited institution (PMI or College).

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 jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.


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