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Transmission & Distribution Construction Manager (ID# 44077)

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC153781389
Company Name
WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff
Physical Address

Augusta, ME 04332
Job Description

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  1. Transmission & Distribution Construction Manager (ID# 44077) Augusta, ME

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  1. Category: Construction Management

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  1. Job Type: Full Time

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Minimum Experience: 10 Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree

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  1. Job Description

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Be involved in projects with our Power: Transmission & Distribution Practice Team ; be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.

At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!

WSP is currently initiating a search for a Transmission & Distribution Constrction Manager for our Augusta Maine office.

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  1. Duties and Responsibilities:

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+ Responsible for management and performance of Field Construction Managers for the construction of electric substations, transmission lines, generation upgrades and other projects

+ Determine contract resource requirements, service specifications and manage contractor performance

+ Manage activities related to coordination of field inspection and sign offs for construction projects.

+ Monitor and evaluate activities of outsourced Construction companies to ensure adherence to safety, quality, schedules and budgets, cost effectiveness and control, and results

+ Develop, review and evaluate contracts and agreements affecting the project execution and functional area operations and make appropriate recommendations

+ Collaborate with management staff to resolve problems and coordinate activities with the field construction managers

+ Ensure that construction management is integrated into the planning, scheduling, cost tracking, construction, installation, and testing and acceptance activities

+ Ensure Field Construction Managers obtain all construction materials and material handling plans are established and managed

+ Coordinate the transmission substations and lines construction schedules with the other functional areas within the company

+ Provide constructability feedback on electrical, mechanical, protection and civil construction standards

+ Research, recommend and implement changes as necessary to be aligned with AVANGRID Standards and Business Area goals and objectives

+ Collaborate with other business organizations, contractors and subject matter experts to resolve disputes and prioritize business requirements

+ Participate in the ongoing budget process to provide items, manpower, and control of the construction budget

+ Participate in the transmission facilities construction projects negotiations and joint planning efforts with other utilities

+ Help lead and collaborate the activities to address or remedy substation and lines transmission system emergencies as necessary

+ Identify construction risk during the planning, execution and construction phases and prepare risk mitigation plans.

+ Adhere to company policies, programs and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

+ Safety: Maintain safety awareness and ensure contractors comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures to assure a safe working environment at the construction site. Properly wear and care for applicable safety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to Contractors, Project Manager and assure safety concerns and issues are resolved.

+ Ensure all field construction managers are managing the project and construction resources within the schedule and budget.

Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges. If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

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  1. Job Requirements

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Minimum Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent education with 7 years relevant experience required.

+ A minimum of ten (10) years of progressive related electric utility industry experience, with transmission facilities construction management experience preferred.

+ Five (5) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity preferred

+ Microsoft Word and Microsoft Project or Equivalent

+ Must have a valid Driver’s License

+ Must be willing to travel to construction sites on a day to day basis

+ Attend & lead onsite and offsite meetings

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  1. About WSP USA

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WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 7,000 people in 100 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa

WSP provides a progressive mix of benefits including medical, dental 401k and long term disability focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.

At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base. Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges, are you ready to get started?

As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer – Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin and Veterans and Disability.

The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status


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