Post Date: 01/02/2019
Close Date: 01/14/2019
APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 14th, 2019
For over 125 years, Portland General Electric has proudly served Oregon. Our dedication to helping customers is matched by our commitment to providing PGE employees with a diverse array of rewarding career opportunities. Diversity and community are at the heart of what we do for our customers and for each other. We are committed to a team that looks like the Oregon community that we know and love.
PGE team members are creative problem solvers who love to apply themselves to challenges, big and small. We are looking for team members who will grow their skills, their career and their future with us.
Associate Design Project Manager (R18-797)
In this role, you’ll provide transmission and distribution project management expertise with construction designs and customer connections. You’ll also serve as primary liaison from first contact to final closing on projects.
Managing multiple projects of moderate complexity (e.g., 3rd party permits, Make Ready, 3rd party pole replacements, FITNES, streetlighting, system maintenance, budgeted projects and large road widenings.) of varying size and at varying steps within the project process; delivering project results that provide timely, effective, reliable and workable construction designs and customer connections.
You will support our journey by:
Managing multiple projects of moderate complexity (e.g., 3rd party permits, Make Ready, 3rd party pole replacements, FITNES, streetlighting,, system maintenance, budgeted projects and large road widenings.) of varying size and at varying steps within the project process; delivering project results that provide timely, effective, reliable and workable construction designs and customer connections.
Conducting complex technical analyses and prepares complete designs using current design technology resources, including design software, drawings, material lists, design specifications, material specifications, corporate accounting, cost estimates, easements, permits, service requirements and line-extension agreements.
Making design decisions that reflect a cost-effective, reliable, safe, constructible/maintainable transmission and distribution system.
Ensuring all steps of the project process are completed, considering timeliness and responsiveness to internal or external customers; effectively prioritizes and balances multiple tasks and projects to meet customer expectations; interprets and coordinates work with other PGE departments to fulfill project requirements; works independently and may mentor other project team members.
Fulfilling project requirements consistent with company tariff, design standards, NESC requirements and applicable codes.
Serving as the primary point of contact on all assigned projects from first contact to final closing; consulting with customers to identify requirements and translates them into design and service connection solutions consistent with tariff, company standards, Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR’s),requirements and applicable codes.
Responding to questions from other team members and stakeholders; may provide information or training to newer team members.
You will bring the following skills to our team:
A Bachelor’s degree in engineering technology, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent experience.
Three or more years in utility operations or a related field.
Working knowledge and application of all company standards and tariffs, company policy, applicable codes and local jurisdiction requirements.
Working knowledge of common engineering concepts and principles.
Intermediate knowledge of PGE’s electrical system, transmission and distribution standards and practices, of the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and National Electrical Code (NEC).
Working skills in using computer design tools, including structural analysis, electric analysis, work management and GIS.
Intermediate ability to apply engineering and design concepts, PGE and industry standards and governing codes.
Working ability to use project management concepts and skills in planning and executing projects.
Working ability to effectively plan, organize, design, coordinate and manage multiple projects with changing timelines at different stages of the connection process.
Working ability to work collaboratively in a teamwork environment with internal customers.
Intermediate analytical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving, writtne and or communication skills and customer skills.
A valid driver’s license and a history of safe driving practices.
Join us today and power your potential!
PGE is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. PGE will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.
To be considered for this position, please complete the following employment application by the deadline: https://PGN.igreentree.com/CSS_External/CSSPage_Referred.ASP?Req=R18-797. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.
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