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Senior Project Manager

Company:  AVANGRID RENEWABLES, LLC
Location: 

Portland, OR, US

Company

Company

Iberdrola is a global energy leader, the number one producer of wind power, and one of the world's biggest electricity utilities in terms of market capitalisation. The group supplies energy to almost 100 million people in dozens of countries including Spain, the United Kingdom (ScottishPower), the United States (AVANGRID), Brazil (Neoenergia), Mexico, Germany, Portugal, Italy and France, with a workforce of more than 35,000 people.

Iberdrola is leading the transition towards a sustainable energy model through its investments in renewable energy, smart grids, large-scale energy storage and digital transformation, to offer its customers the most advanced products and services. Thanks to its commitment to clean energy, Iberdrola is one of the companies with the lowest emissions and an international benchmark for its contribution to sustainability and the fight against climate change.

 

 

Purpose

The Project Manager will manage engineering and construction activities during the pre-construction and construction phases of new projects and during modifications to existing projects for Avangrid Renewables. The Project Manager will provide recommendations on costs, schedules and other factors for construction and operations of proposed or existing energy facilities. He or she will also manage project activities, including budgeted cost and schedule, during the engineering, procurement, and construction phases of Company's projects.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing design, procurement, and construction contracts during project pre-construction phases.
  • Directs project engineers and construction site managers to ensure that project milestones are met safely, on schedule, and within budget.
  • Responsible for negotiation and management of engineering, procurement, and construction ("EPC") activities.
  • Responsible for owner's project management during project implementation phases on multiple wind and thermal energy projects.
  • Leads a team of professionals who provide technical expertise and project support through design, construction, commissioning, and operations.
  • Provides periodic updates to company senior management group on project activities, progress, and issues.
  • Develop a safety awareness culture, emphasized at the personal workplace, within project designs and throughout construction and operation.
  • Assists with technical due diligence in conjunction with other departments.
  • Responsible for effective forecasting of Company's capital budget spending on assigned projects.
  • Responsible for providing support to plant operations, including plant and process improvements, equipment acquisition, plant breakdown analysis, and recommending corrective actions.
  • Ensures process feedback mechanisms are implemented and utilized for identifying process efficiencies and improvements, including process and functional quality audits, and focusing on Company strategic initiatives.

Skills and Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related study.
  • 10 years’ experience in project engineering and construction of electric generation projects.
  • 5 years’ experience in project development or management.
  • A working knowledge of construction law, contracts, claims avoidance, insurance, and contract administration is preferred.
  • Proficiency using personal computer tools such as Word, Excel, and Primavera P6. 
  • Ability to foster and participate in a productive team environment by establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with co-workers, managers, customers, contractors, and vendors.
  • Ability to analyze project risks and proactively identify solutions with a flexible, creative, and solution-focused outlook on problem solving.
  • Maintains effectiveness during procedural/organizational changes and when dealing with varying personality styles and tasks.
  • Effectively provides and receives information orally in individual and group situations. Written expression is clear, concise, and conveys the desired message.
  • Ability to navigate and succeed in a highly matrixed reporting Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties.
  • Ability to travel 20%.

Competencies

  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
  • Technical Skills

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at 203-499-2777 or careers@avangrid.com


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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