Exelon Sr Project Manager in OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois
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Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.
Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.
Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon! PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION
Manage transmission, substation, distribution, gas, and/or information technology projects consisting of cross-functional teams involving multiple disciplines and multiple operating areas including contract resources. Responsible for managing the scope, schedule, budget, and safety performance of multiple projects and programs. Leads project teams through business case / capital approval process, development and execution of project plans and project closeout. These projects have budgets that will typically range from $250K to $15 million. Also, may manage business initiative projects with direct accountability for project execution while leading a team to accomplish objectives within a given time frame and with limited resources. Position may be required to work extended hours, including 24 x 7 coverage during storms or other energy delivery emergencies. PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Responsible and accountable for overall project performance for projects including major transmission, substation, distribution, and gas construction, new technology programs, information technology and organizational initiatives.
Ensures project costs, schedule and scope are managed, including the development of recovery plans, to stay within approved limits.
Interface with external and internal stakeholders to coordinate project requirements.
Primary communicator with the sponsor and key stakeholders on project issues, including executive level and interdepartmental presentations.
Ensures a good working relationship between the project team, line managers, and interfacing organizations.
Coaches and leads team members to ensure completion of assigned tasks.
Identify and obtain project team resources.
Ensures project team members understand their respective responsibilities.
The Project Manager is an individual contributor accountable for project budgets, team performance and developing strategic plans to implement projects for various organizations. Responsibilities also include managing scope, budget and schedule within approved parameters and providing structured and detailed reports to the appropriate Management team. Tasks may include but are not limited to, ensuring the completion of business cases, budgetary approvals, project scheduling, requirements engineering, design and engineering tasks, vegetation management reviews, project reporting, project financial analysis, major equipment procurement, environmental analysis, obtaining real estate and relationship management with external customers, vendors, townships and regulatory agencies, project quality assurance, and change management. Interacts routinely with key internal and external stakeholders including senior management, the Utility’s largest customers, and governmental and regulatory officials.
More specifically, the Project Manager will be responsible for leading execution of the last 2-3 years of the Smart/LED Streetlight program with ComEd crews. The Project Manager will also be responsible for facilitating and preparing for monthly Steering and Governance Committee meetings for streetlight related programs.
For construction project management: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field and 5 - 8 years relevant project management or related experience, OR High School Diploma and 9 – 12 years of relevant project management or related experience;
For non-construction project management: Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field and 5 - 8 years relevant project management or related experience, OR High School Diploma and 9 – 12 years of relevant project management or related experience
Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) or achieve CAPM within two years of job entry (PMP certification will fulfill this requirement)
Demonstrated and documented success at managing projects
Ability to work independently and as a team leader including the ability to handle conflicting priorities in a multi task environment
Demonstrated strong independent judgment skills
Demonstrated strong interpersonal and time management skills
Valid driver’s license and access to an automobile
Master’s degree in engineering (or advanced technical degree) or Business Administration
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Professional Engineer License
Experience or knowledge of the specific functional area or discipline (e.g., Utility design/planning/construction or Information Technology experience)
Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. VEVRAA Federal Contractor EEO is the Law Poster
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