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Project Manager - 18-00390
Ref No.: 18-00390
Location: Westwood, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract

Role and Scope of Position:

This position contributes to the planning, monitoring and managing of the Company's mid-size transmission, distribution, substation and line construction projects.
This position also oversees the securing of approval for permits and licenses, budgets, materials, contractors and other resources for these projects.
Contributes to the development of group processes, metrics, standards and tools to manage project resources in order to ensure on-time completion in accordance with approved specifications, schedules and budget.

Essential Functions:
  • Leads the project planning process for mid-size transmission, distribution, substation and line construction projects.
  • Leads and integrates the planning of mid-size construction projects and securing approval for permits and licenses, budgets, materials, contractors and other resources.
  • Contributes with developing, monitoring and reporting project management metrics concerning quality, technical specifications, reliability, schedule and budget.
  • Oversees the planning of work to ensure optimal integration and coordination of both internal and external resources and the timely delivery of material and equipment.
  • Directs the coordination and selection of NSTAR and contract employees needed for the project team based on the technical and behavioral skills required to support mid-size projects.
  • Contributes with the determination of assignments, timetables and responsibilities for project team members.
  • Monitors project progress through the compilation and reporting of schedule milestones and changes, as well as cost and resource adjustments.
  • Contributes with the review of systems, processes and procedures, and oversees the implementation of modifications.
Technical Knowledge/Skill:
  • Requires knowledge in the theoretical and practical application of project management techniques and tools including project management software.
  • Also requires knowledge of design and construction of electric transmission and distribution facilities and equipment. Requires sound written and oral communication skills.
  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, related discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) year in transmission and distribution construction and project management activities.
Licenses & Certifications:
  • None
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Taking a logical approach to analyzing problems, developing solutions and organizing work.
  • Confidence/Decisiveness
  • Demonstrating self-assurance in one's ideas, judgments and capabilities and taking clear timely action in situations that require it.
  • Customer Focus
  • Anticipating and working to meet the needs of internal and external customers.
  • Initiative Taking independent action and going beyond what the job or situation requires.
  • Teamwork
  • Facilitating cooperation within and across functions in order to achieve common goals.
Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment which requires sitting, standing and general movement throughout the office area.
  • Work will require visiting multiple locations on a frequent basis.
  • Attends to problems in off-hours and for extended periods, if necessary.
Mental Aspects:
  • Work involves calculating, comparing, technical writing, editing, planning, evaluating, interpreting, organizing, consulting, analyzing, designing, documenting, specifying, coordinating, implementing and presenting.
  • This role works in an environment that often requires the performance of multiple simultaneous activities, where deadlines need to be met and work is performed under pressure while involving significant business commitments and results.