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Location: Chester, VA, United States
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Req ID: R00936019-OTHLOC-326

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Job Title: PM Major Projects 

Job Code:   107873 



Manages the planning, estimating, permitting, scheduling, risk analysis, material procurement, agreements for land, engineering services, pipeline interconnects and reimbursements, prepares projects for bid process and assist with contractor selection, monitors field construction, and in-service facilitation and project close-out, progress and financial monitoring and additional project management of extraordinary gas transmission and distribution facilities and high profile projects requiring specialized project management support and oversight. Manages projects in accordance with all applicable codes and standards, ensuring safe, reliable service to customers in an efficient, economical manner.  Collaborates and strategizes with peers within NiSource companies and in industry to ensure cost effective project management. Supports Engineering, New Business, and Sales & Services in cost estimating potential projects. Supports Local Operations through communications and commitment by applying input into projects.  


Principal Duties and Responsibilities 

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

Safe/efficient high-quality construction work that complies with policies, practices, and standards 

Collaboration between project managers, project specialists, and contract construction inspectors 

Provides construction support for all internal/external customers 

Completes construction projects which meet customer expectations and budget requirements 

Promotes relationships with external municipalities and local authorities 

Timely and accurate invoice payments 

Effective team relationships throughout field and State staff functions 

Project success is based on the ability to complete all projects in a safe, reliable manner, within 5% of the cost estimate, on time and with no significant regulatory notices, violations, or citations 

Monitors and communicates progress of projects related to capital spends and projected spends, project status updates, inspector schedules, and land services requirements   




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 PM Major Projects

Job Code:  106426


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Employs project integration processes to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and effectively transient the project to the customer and ensure project objective accomplishment
  • Integrates competence in the product life cycle components to the definition and management of non-product objectives (safety, cost, schedule, human resource, etc.)  Expand competence in integration management to align project resources for optimal productivity. Implements product to project scope configuration management. Applies expanding interpersonal skills to lead, manage, and direct the project management team and project stakeholders.
  • Employs quality management processes to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and ensures customer satisfaction.
  • Employs risk management processes to effectively initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control and deliver project objectives
  • Employs procurement management proficiencies and processes to effectively transfer product and project risk (threats) and exploit, enhance, and share product opportunities to third parties at a fair and equitable price to establish and deliver objective value to both buyer and seller as a result of the project.
  • Employs cost management proficiencies to effectively estimate, budget, and control costs within project objective (success) parameters for the project
  • Employs schedule management proficiencies to effectively plan, schedule, and deliver the project within the designated project time objective (success) parameters for the project
  • Employs the NIPSCO risk management utility to the development and management of projects, human resources, and stakeholders
  • Applies and integrates proficiency in NIPSCO human resource processes and skills to optimize coordination of the project management team performance and ensure optimum coordination is achieved given existing human resource policies and procedures. Uses effective human resource tools and techniques to motivate and drive contractor performance
  • Effectively engages project stakeholders; employs effective strategies in dealing with negative stakeholders and integrate the project objectives with the composite of individual project stakeholder requirements and expectations.
  • Applies proficiency in effective communication management to manage and control project stakeholders
  • Applies proficiency in project governance and utilize effective communication and objective management to ensure that the project's safety and environmental objectives are realized.
  • The Project Manager will manage the project in accordance with industry best practices, the NIPSCO Organizational Process Assets, the Project Management Guidelines and Standards 

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.

Pay range: $91,000 - $160,500

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:

$91,000.00 - $160,500.00

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