Specialist V, Construction Management R18-175

Company Name: Portland General Electric
Phone Number: (503) 464-7250
City: Portland
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97204
Job Title: Specialist V, Construction Management R18-175
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Miscellaneous Positions
Posting Start Date: March 9, 2018
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours


Portland General Electric values the energy of teamwork, diversity, and innovation to provide our customers with safe and reliable power. As Oregon’s largest provider of electric service, PGE is helping to shape Oregon’s energy future.

What is it like to work at PGE? Well, it’s fun. It’s challenging. It’s enriching. And with the average employee spending nearly 14 years with us, we think you’ll like it too.

You’ll work with talented coworkers in a supportive and results-oriented environment. Our progressive vision and commitment to excellence in our service and operations will keep you and your coworkers engaged and aimed towards excellence.

Are you ready to be part of an essential, dynamic and motivating company? Join our team – apply for a position today.

Specialist V, Construction Management



This position’s purpose is to ensure PGE Operations Contractors are available and provide the value and quality of line work outsourced to our Line operations contractors. It plays a key role in PGE’s accountability to service quality requirements mandated by the PUC regarding sour system responsibility to public safety.

It provides Construction Management services to ensure PGE standards, safety objectives and regulatory requirements are adhered to as they oversee T&D construction projects under contract. This position crosses functional boundaries of design, finance and construction with construction contracts to ensure individual project targets are met so T & D operations meet corporate goals. It provides PGE’s Sourcing and Contracts Supply Chain essential operational oversight in creation of written contracts, the RFP process, construction quality assurance and approval for payment in adherence to their contracts.

It services individual contract needs for T&D Engineering Service and Design Project Managers, Transmission Engineering Specialized Design, Fitnes Program, Dock Crew contract, Design services contract, and Flagging Contracts working closely with Planning and Scheduling Line Dispatch to meet scheduling needs.

This position inside of Contract Services and Inspections may take on the role of coordinating and scheduling individual job assignments to the department’s Construction Managers ensuring schedule, and cost control.

Experience Required:


    • Typically a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or at least 3 years, experience in managing projects, directing workflow, contract negotiations and interpretation, implementation of procedural and work processes.
  • Ideally Working Line Foreman experience .
  • Typically a Journeyman Lineman with minimum of 5 years in the trade preferred. Consideration given for 10 years of trade experience in Line or Civil construction or Line Construction Project Management
  • Knowledge and experience of PGE construction standards, specifications and the National Electric Safety Code’s (NESC)
  • Line construction experience on large scale projects with multiple stakeholders, time constraints and budget pressures
  • Excellent human relations and communication skills; verbal, face to face and written text for analytical, negotiation and problem solving
  • Job experience in a self-directed role requiring strong organizational and time management skills
  • Confident in computer use in multiple computer programs. Minimum of 1 year of work experience with computer program operation is preferred. (Working knowledge in Outlook, PeopleSoft, Arc FM, Maximo, Field Manager, MS Word, Excel, Access, Maximo, Arm Scheduler, GIS,OMS a plus)
  • Educational or work experience in Contract management and administration (knowledge of Labor agreements a plus)
  • Educational or work experience in Project management
How to Apply:

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=R18-175. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 503-464-7250.

Interested in the extras? PGE offers a range of competitive benefits including medical insurance, paid vacation, a company matching gift program, tuition reimbursement and retirement savings that includes a 401(k) plan with matching company contributions and a PGE stock purchase plan. Additionally, PGE provides robust on-the-job development and training opportunities, as well as incentives for meeting company goals and encouraging health, safety and community volunteerism.

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



Posting End Date: March 26, 2018