Spec II, Service and Design Project Manager

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Spec II, Service and Design Project Manager
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Engineering
Posting Start Date: November 28, 2017
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours
Duties:

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  12/28/2017

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.

 

SPEC II, Service and Design Project Manager R17-588

Act as the primary point of contact on all assigned projects from first contact to final closing. Provide distribution project management expertise resulting in cost effective, reliable and workable construction designs and customer connections. Provide internal/external customer consultation and project coordination that meets project needs consistent with company Tariff, Design Standards, NESC requirements and applicable codes.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Customer interaction/consultation – 20%
  • Demonstrate strong, responsive interpersonal/communication and persuasion skills with both internal and external customers. 

COMMUNICATIONS

  • Excellent oral, written, electronic communication skills are required to successfully satisfy customer and company needs.   

CHALLENGES 

  • Assignments and support role can involve multi-engineering disciplines and cross-functional direction.  Information and technical references may not be readily available.

DECISIONS MADE (this position makes the following decisions)

  • Recommend project Design.
  • Recommend appropriate application of Tariff, Design Standards, and adherence to ESR and NESC.
  • Own work prioritization other than projects with predetermined due dates.
  • Scheduling of own appointments with customers.
Experience Required:
  • Working ability to use project management concepts and project management skills
  • Working ability to apply engineering and design concepts, PGE and industry standards, and governing codes.
  • Working understanding of common engineering concepts and principles.
  • Working knowledge of PGE’s electrical system.
  • Working knowledge of transmission and distribution standards and practices.
  • Working knowledge of the National Electric Safety Code (NESC) and National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Working ability to effectively plan, organizes, design, coordinate and manage multiple projects with changing timelines at different stages of the connection process.
  • Proficient communication skills. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external entities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a teamwork environment with internal customers
  • Associates degree or Line Department experience preferred (0 to 3 years).
  • Good human relations skills and effective oral and written communication skills.

 

PHYSICAL/MENTAL ABILITIES AND PROCESSES

  • Required to plan and manage multiple assignments/tasks and prioritize workload to meet expectations and timelines.
  • Required to work independently, as needed to complete project assignments.
  • Ability to perform tasks in urgent situations. Job may require working extended hours to meet timelines or unplanned outages.
  • High level of issue resolution skills. (Identify, assess, research, recommend solution(s), and follow through)
  • Required to make independent decisions impacting cost, reliability, and safety.
  • Assist in the restoration of transmission and distribution systems due to adverse and storm weather situations.
  • Must be physically able to work in adverse weather conditions for extended periods of time, including but not limited to snow, ice and extreme wind.
  • May be required to walk on uneven and unimproved surfaces, possibly climb fences, and perform other physical tasks while working in the field.
  • May be required to change flat tires or install tire chains when necessary.
  • May be confronted by agitated customers or animals. A good line of defense may be necessary in these cases.
  • Must possess a valid Oregon driver’s license with no restrictions of use.
How to Apply:

This job description is part one of a three-step continuum – E06, EX08 and EX10.

Advancement is based on skill level, experience and individual performance.

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=R17-588. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

PGE believes in rewarding strong performance. We provide a total compensation package that is designed to reward your contributions to the company, and, at the same time, support your well-being and professional development, both now and into the future.

Assisting with storms or other Company emergencies is a part of all positions at Portland General Electric.

 

THIS IS AN INTERNAL / EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

Posting End Date: December 28, 2017