Project Manager II
Company: Puget Sound Energy
Posted on: February 16, 2021
Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with
like-minded, top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly
growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to
an exciting and innovative future is now.
PSE's New Product Development team is looking for qualified
candidates to fill an open Project Manager II position!
PSE's Pole Services team is part of the Product Development
department which develops new energy products and services to meet
customer needs. The Pole Services group specifically engages with
PSE's municipal, telecommunications, and construction development
customers interested in street and area lighting, communication
joint use, wireless collocation, and other pole-related
The Project Manager II role will oversee the project management of
collocation and joint use activities associated with the
installation of wireless radio and antenna equipment on power
poles, street light poles, and other vertical pole assets
throughout PSE's territory in Washington State. This individual
ensures customer requirements are met and work is completed to
support PSE's business and financial goals, and is responsible for
ensuring consistent application of PSE standards, processes, and
proactively driving continuous improvement activities. He/she will
also participate in cross-functional teams internally and with our
customers in both leadership and participant roles to develop
appropriate solutions for PSE needs.
Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE's operating
and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes
and supports a culture of total safety.
Coordinates resources, provides oversight and direction to team
Identifies the scope of an assigned project and decides logical
action to meet project requirements and deadlines.
Communicate and manage the customer relationship as the primary
point of contact.
Accurately identify customer needs, set reasonable expectations,
identify potential issues and share alternatives.
Facilitates communication between service providers and internal
customers, which may include technical support at the direction of
a senior project manager.
Perform effective upfront project planning and advocacy of PSE's
operational objectives to minimize costs and change orders,
identify risks, and maximize efficiency through negotiation and
Validate and refine the scope of an assigned project and decides
logical action to meet project requirements and deadlines.
Recognizes technical issues that impact the projects under their
leadership, and obtains resources to mitigate project risks.
Ensure compliance with codes, standards, and design, operation, and
Applies general rules, standards and guidelines to specific
Communicate technical information clearly and concisely to
non-technical audiences, sometimes in public settings.
Gathers, consolidates and analyzes facts in relation to project
Responsible for schedule and budget development, management and
Supports emergency response work as requested.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and/or
At least four years relevant work experience including managing
Demonstrated strong written and verbal communications skills and
ability to work as part of a team.
Basic knowledge and experience in scheduling, estimating,
accounting and finance principles.
Basic knowledge in project management discipline to effectively
arrange resources and manage multiple simple to medium complexity
projects in a cross-functional environment.
Customer-oriented, a positive, team-oriented and collaborative
attitude, flexibility, an understanding of the business issues
driving the need for the project, and solid work ethic are
General knowledge of project management principles, processes and
techniques, applied in a utility setting.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Project Management or related
Experience managing small projects or programs.
Strong communication and presentation skills and techniques to
bring about agreement between divergent points of view. Ability to
write clear, concise and direct narrative and reports.
Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills for single
of multiple technical areas.
Strong negotiating and critical thinking skills.
Knowledge of streetlight construction management, standards,
applications and regulations.
Knowledge of utility methods, techniques and procedures involved in
budgeting, procurement and contract administration.
Advanced Project Management Training and Project Management or
Construction Management Certification from an accredited
institution (PMI or College).
Experience with SAP.
Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they
need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving
Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy
started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future
through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs
and our leadership in renewable energy.
At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them
opportunities to excel. We offer an expansive pay package that
includes competitive compensation, annual goals-based incentive
bonuses, comprehensive benefits, 401(K), a company paid retirement
pension plan, and an employee assistance and wellness program.
Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment
opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on
the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status
or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable
accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential
functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local,
state or federal law.
Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or
reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please
contact the Human Resources Staffing department at email@example.com or
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