Project manager - SCADA/DERMS

Job#: 2022655

Job Description:

Apex Systems is actively hiring for a Sr. SCADA Project Manager role with a Power and Utilities Client!

This position is designated as hybrid with candidates working in San Antonio, Texas

**For immediate consideration, please send your most up-to-date resume in a Word Document to Alex at [email protected]*

Position: Project Manager - SCADA/DERMS  
Location: San Antonio, TX
Purpose: This consultant will be overseeing multi-year SCADA/DERMS Projects
Experience: 7+ years of relatable professional experience in engineering, consulting, or project management preferred.
Hours: M-F, 40 hours per week. 
Length of Assignment: 12 month contract with strong potential of extension

Job Summary:
Under general supervision of either a department manager or director of engineering/operations, oversees multiple projects as a project manager, discipline lead, and/or field construction coordinator for power plant projects developed to maintain or improve power plant safety, environmental quality, reliability, infrastructure modernization, and efficiency.  In addition to having responsibility for all aspects of the project over the entire project life (initiate, plan, execute, control, close), is responsible for assembling project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of assigned projects. Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.
 

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manges the planning, design and construction of multiple capital and/or O&M projects (e.g., modifications/additions to facilities and infrastructure) under supervision.
  • Facilitates teams, including team chartering, group problem solving and/or process improvement work.
  • Ensures the integration of sound project management principles and practices into all projects.
  • Develops solutions to critical business issues and presents alternatives. Develops and submits business cases and/or project justifications for projects.
  • Develop detailed project plans and ensure project scopes, team responsibilities, milestone dates, and the procurement strategy are clearly stated for all assigned projects.
  • Stewards project to ensure project objectives regarding safety, schedule, budget, scope, code compliance, environmental compliance, and quality are met through metrics and benchmarking.
  • Develops procurement and technical specifications for vendor and contractor services.
  • Coordinates with procurement to solicit external materials and services as required for project deliverables, including stewarding purchase orders and contracts, paying invoices, and interfacing with Storeroom personnel.
  • Negotiates with vendors and contractors regarding work scope changes and ensure that all contract commitments are completed on time per the scope of work and technical specifications.
  • Plans and monitors on-going design and construction activities for contract and industry code compliance, QA/QC program compliance, schedule performance, and quality workmanship for multiple craft disciplines.
  • Reviews and approves design documents and drawings for contract and industry code compliance, company standards and practices.
  • Coordinates the development of conceptual and detailed designs.
  • Effectively communicates issues and recommends strategies and tactics.
  • Interfaces with appropriate management levels including senior management to gain necessary approvals and manage risk in accordance with corporate governance.
  • Develops, reviews, and approves startup & testing procedures for check-out, startup, and commissioning.
  • Trains power plant operating and maintenance personnel on newly installed systems.
  • Develops documentation of business processes within applicable divisions.
  • Coordinates construction management team activities in conjunction with field operations for quality assurance.
  • Performs check-out and start-up in conjunction with plan staff to include assigning electrical, instrumentation/controls and mechanical tasks to technical leads, and coordinates performance testing.
  • Provides Subject Matter Expertise to support Power Generation Operations and Maintenance personnel.
  • Performs analysis of project data; generates reports and data.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related field from an accredited university, or equivalent technical/craft work experience in power generation
  • Accountable for the execution of projects to support Corporate and Business Unit strategy.
  • Technical expert on Project Management methodologies, practices and procedures
  • Ability to oversee major engineering projects, programs, and or initiatives with no supervision
  • Provides technical guidance, leadership, and manages the planning, design, and construction of multiple high-risk large, multi-million dollar (typically $5M+), multi-disciplinary, complex, capital and O&M technical projects (e.g. modifications/additions to facilities and infrastructure) under minimal to no supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to train other Project Managers on technical and PM-process issues related to the initiation, planning, executing, monitor and controlling, and closing of projects
  • Deals with content that is substantially complex with diverse issues and problems
  • Decisions may have significant impact on time, cost, safety, or reliability
  • Participates in and assists in development of Power Generation 5 year capital budget.
  • Extensive interaction with upper management regarding Business Case and project status, Board of Trustee Presentations, contract implementation strategies, negotiation strategies, multi-unit strategy studies, etc.
  • Maintains high degree of communication with key interdepartmental stakeholders.
  • Communicates with power plant personnel via plant communication meetings.
  • Provide coaching to less experienced project managers, engineers and other project team members to assist in their career development
  • Creates project update videos and/or power point presentations for upper management.
  • Project Management Professional

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Employee Type:
Contract

Location:
San Antonio, TX, US

Job Type:

Date Posted:
March 29, 2024