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Construction Senior Project Manager

Location: Valparaiso, IN, United States
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Req ID: R00930604

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Job Description

Job Title: PM Major Projects - Electric

Job Code:   107873-E 

This position can be filled as the 3 levels below based on candidate's work experience and education:

  • Assistant Project Manager

  • Project Manager

  • Sr. Project Manager

Summary 

Working closely with Construction Management, the Project Manager ensures adherence to standards to deliver safe and reliable electric service efficiently and economically. Collaboration and strategic coordination with counterparts across NiSource companies and the industry are integral to achieving cost-effective project management that enhances the overall customer experience. The Project Manager oversees the planning, estimation, permitting, scheduling, budgeting, risk analysis, material procurement, land agreements, engineering services, and facilitates the preparation of electric distribution and transmission projects for the bidding process. Additionally, they play a key role in assisting with contractor selection, monitoring field construction, overseeing in-service facilitation, and managing project close-out. The Project Manager maintains open communication, both written and verbal, with peers and leadership, providing regular updates and addressing any concerns.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities 

Establishes effective scope, schedule, and cost baselines and drives change management to measure progress against plans and identifies when corrective actions are needed 

Works with Construction Management to provide safe, efficient, quality construction that complies with policies, practices, procedures and standards

Collaboration between project managers, construction management, engineers, environmental, supply chain, and other project stakeholders, holding them accountable

Completes construction projects that exceeds customer expectations and meets all established project requirements 

Promotes relationships with external municipalities and local authorities

Understanding and management of project contracts 

Ensures timely and accurate schedule updates and invoicing

Effective team relationships throughout field and office 

Project success is based on the ability to complete all projects in a safe, reliable, efficient manner, within the authorized budget, on time and with no significant environmental/regulatory notices, violations, or citations 

Monitors and communicates progress of projects related to baselined schedule/milestones, forecasted/approved spends, project status updates, , material management, and land services requirements

Constant monitoring and evaluation of project risks

Job Title:  Assistant PM Major Projects

Pay Grade:  $77,400.00 -  $116,200.00 Annual 

Job Code:  106425

Required Qualifications for Position

Bachelor’s Degree in Technical plus 2 years technical experience or 5 years project/architectural engineering/technical experience or existing Construction Manager (CM), or Project Engineer 2 (PE2) or Senior Project Developer

Expand the project management knowledge base in project management methodology, processes, tools, techniques, and software, increasing personal maturity in project management (Level 3 maturity)

Expanded comprehension in project management guidelines, standard, processes, and job aids​.

Expanded proficiency in project management information systems (PMIS) utilization and integration; scheduling software, risk management software, cost management software, and performance metrics (and dashboards) and tool integration of project controls information​.

Applies an increasing proficiency in leadership, management, organizational theory, personal, people skills in a "situational leadership" application. Manages project stakeholders using cognitive ability, personal effectiveness, innovation, value-based decision-making, integrated communication (soft and hard skills); conflict resolution, and team work

Capability to efficiently perform duties under stringent deadlines, schedules, and conditions.

Must be able to work a flexible work schedule. 

Must be able to work in areas of high noise, dust, extreme temperatures, confined spaces, and chemical hazards.

Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.  

Position may require up to 50% travel.

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

Bachelor’s degree in engineering; experience in large industrial Capital Project environments.

Job Title: Project Manager  

Pay Range:  $91,000.00 - $136,600.00 Annual

Job Code:   107873 

Required Qualifications for Position ​

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Construction, Project Management, or other related field of study ​

5+ years’ experience managing construction related projects. ​

3+ years’ experience working with pipeline construction contractors. ​

3+ years’ experience working with project budgets. ​

Valid Driver’s License ​

Travel Percentage:  30 - 40% ​

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position ​

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification ​

Knowledge of gas system design and operations including gas flow, construction, contracts, and emergency response. ​

Knowledge of local, state, and federal operating codes and construction codes ​

Proficiency with personal computers, construction scheduling software, Microsoft Excel, Power Point Presentations, and other computer software related to pipeline construction project management. ​

Working knowledge of operations support systems, i.e. WMS, etc. 

Job Title:  Sr Project Manager

Pay Range:  $107,000.00 - $160,500.00Annual

Job Code:  106426

Required Qualifications for Position

Bachelor’s Degree in Technical plus 6 years technical experience or 9 years project/architectural-engineering/technical experience or Project Manager plus 2 years’ experience as a PM​

Expand the project management knowledge base in project management methodology, processes, tools, techniques, and software; increasing personal maturity in project management (Level 3 maturity)​

Expanded comprehension in project management guidelines, standard, processes, and job aids​

Expanded proficiency in project management information systems (PMIS) utilization and integration; scheduling software, risk management software, cost management software, and performance metrics (and dashboards) and tool integration of project controls information​

Applies an increasing proficiency in leadership, management, organizational theory, personal, interpersonal skills in a "situational leadership" application. Manages project stakeholders using cognitive ability, personal effectiveness, innovation, value based decision-making, integrated communication (soft and hard skills); conflict resolution, and team work​

Capability to efficiently perform duties under stringent deadlines, schedules, and conditions.​

Must be able to work a flexible work schedule. ​

Must be able to work in areas of high noise, dust, extreme temperatures, confined spaces and chemical hazards.​

Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.  ​

Position may require up to 50% travel.​

All successful applicants will be required to pass the PMP PMI Project Management certification within either one year of their hire date or one year after the employee meets the necessary requirements to qualify for the examination.​

Preferred Additional Qualifications for Position

PMP PMI Project Management Certification; experience in large industrial Capital Project environments.​

 Disclaimer 

This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position 

Inclusion & Diversity 
Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others perspectives/convictions, engaging others opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities. 

Safety Statement
Promote a safe work environment by actively participating in all aspects of our employee safety program.  Report any unsafe conditions and take actions to prevent personal injuries.  Support our interdependent safety culture by ensuring the safety of your co-workers.  Stay focused on the task at hand and promote productivity through good work habits.

Salary Range:

$77,400.00 - $160,500.00

Posting Start Date:

2024-04-05

Posting End Date (if applicable):


Please note that the job posting will close on the day before the posting end date.
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