Alliant Energy Project Manager - Energy Delivery in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Performs basic to complex project management work for assigned process including understanding customer needs, selecting equipment and material, scheduling and coordinating all internal and external engineering and construction resources. Applies project management concepts to construction projects to facilitate the timely completion of work and prudent cost control.
Oversees the field engineering resources in the design and implementation of construction and maintenance work.
Interacts with customers regarding work performed. Also ensures customer interactions associated with other processes are handled promptly and efficiently. Works with account managers and serves on account teams as needed to ensure customer needs are met.
Works with operations managers to manage the construction phase of projects. This includes managing crew productivity, ensuring the efficient execution of the construction process, identifying equipment requirements, removing barriers for construction crew, making arrangements for staging area, and other activities associated with cost effective execution of the work.
Accountable for performance measurements, standards of associated processes, and utilization of information to improve process (e.g. cost control, scheduling execution, safety, etc.) across business unit. Assists in evaluating and developing standards for tools, equipment, vehicles, materials, and construction techniques.
Complies with accountabilities outlined in Service Level Commitments (SLC), corporate or Energy Delivery procedures, and SOX related requirements. Understands and enforces rules set by regulatory bodies (i.e. DOT, OSHA, DNR, IUB, PSCW, MNOPS, etc.).
Demonstrates leadership in the area of safety. This requires: observing and enforcing safety rules and operating practices, encouraging safe work behaviors and promptly correcting conditions and unsafe work behaviors, maintaining a safe and qualified well trained workforce, performing training and coordinates training as appropriate. Responsible for the safe operation of assigned utility systems.
Supports regional efforts during storm restoration, including but not limited to, management of internal or external construction resources. Responsible for being a contact to emergency government personnel. Acts as a decision-maker during life-threatening emergency situations involving facilities, people and property.
Assist in developing community account plan, plays a key role with community relations as described in the plan and participates in information exchange with the community. Responsible for assigned media contacts.
Understands, interprets, and manages contracts with contract service providers. Maintains excellent relationships with contractors and effectively utilizes contractor crews.
Responsible for managing local environmental issues. Acts as primary contact and interfaces with environmental staff on environmental issues directly related to the manager's assigned process and acts as a contact to emergency government personnel.
All other duties as assigned.
Requisition ID:3713BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Looking to power up your career? If the answer is yes, we invite you to explore Alliant Energy!
Alliant Energy has a rewarding and exciting opportunity for a Project Manager-Energy Delivery. This position will work out of our Cedar Rapids, Iowa location.
This role will:
Manage basic to complex electric or gas projects including management of engineering, material acquisition, and construction aspects to complete projects as scheduled and within budget.
Coordinates required engineering and construction resources, materials, tools and equipment associated with new customer work, system rebuilds, and maintenance and reliability projects to support system growth, and emergency response work.
- A Bachelor’s degree, with emphasis in business administration, engineering, or related area preferred AND five years technical and/or professional experience in large electric construction, gas and electric operations, project management, or related work OR nine years of this relevant experience.
Excellent salary and benefits
A dynamic work environment, that provides challenging work assignments that are critical to the company’s success
Working for Alliant Energy provides benefits that carry beyond the end of the workday. We are a part of the communities we serve, a privilege and responsibility we take very seriously. We are proud to be a Midwest energy company that provides electric and natural gas services to our customers and communities through Wisconsin and Iowa.
Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position.Job Category:Field Operations Job Qualifications:
Education or experience equivalent to a four year degree from an accredited college or university, with emphasis in business administration, engineering, or related area preferred.
A minimum of five years technical and/or professional experience in large electric construction, gas and electric operations, project management, or related work.
PMP (Project Management Professional Certification) preferred
Working knowledge of electric, gas or steam operating practices, construction standards, work methods, equipment, maintenance practices, regulatory compliance and materials preferred.
Demonstrated experience working with labor union management preferred.
Knowledge of safety rules and applicable electric codes and DOT regulations preferred.
Demonstrated ability to read and understand utility maps, plan and profiles, and drawings preferred.
General understanding of project management methods and application to managing work.
Demonstrated effective leadership skills.
Demonstrated financial skills such as budgeting and basic accounting.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (e.g., e-mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and project management). Proficient with information technology systems (e.g. STORMS, DMS, enterprise resource planning, financial systems, etc.) preferred.
Promotes and supports diversity initiatives and equal employment opportunity.
Ability to work in a diverse work environment.
*Note: This job is covered by the Department of Transportation regulations on drug and alcohol testing
(CFR 49, Parts 40 and 199), and is subject to drug testing according to said regulations.
*Note: All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.
We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.
Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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Posting Title:Project Manager - Energy Delivery