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Project Manager-9212
Entergy | Lumberton, Texas
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Job Description

Primary Location: Texas-Beaumont
Job Function: Other
MRV Minimum Salary: $80,000.00
MRV Maximum Salary: $121,000.00
FLSA Status: Professional
Relocation Option: Approved in accordance with the Entergy guidelines
Union description/code: NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU
Number of Openings: 1.00
Req ID: 72762
Travel Percentage:Up to 25%

 

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE
Manages capital projects that are typically less than $30M. Works directly with Construction Supervisor to ensure projects are delivered with cost and schedule certainty. Identifies, manages, and mitigates project risks. Works directly with Project Controls Specialist to ensure process alignment and proper project controls are implemented. Works with Finance group to ensure costs are managed; change control is established and controlled; and that contingency is properly controlled. Manages the development and delivery of capital projects to which he or she is assigned and focuses on the achievement of project cost and schedule objectives while achieving excellence in the areas of project safety and quality. Provides direct management and support to Project Team members throughout the project lifecycle. Works closely with business unit contractor representatives to achieve capital project objectives.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Promotes safe behavior and adherence to the safety rules on the project. Leads the project team to establish leading indicators and proactive requirements to ensure safety is considered in all aspects of design and implementation for contractors, Entergy project team members, and the end user. Ensures contract scope of work includes safety deliverables/requirements as needed.

Defines the project organization structure required for the project and identifies the technical skills required to achieve project goals. Works with the appropriate Entergy management to assignment appropriately skilled individuals to the Project Team. Prepares contract and approves requisitions, change orders, etc. and process invoices.

Leads the project team to develop and execute the Project in accordance with the applicable corporate standards, guidelines, policies and processes. Ensures that team members fulfill the responsibilities as required of their roles. Navigates the project through associated deliverables (estimates, schedules, gates, deliverables, etc.). Oversees the project team in the development of project deliverables. Coordinates the activities of project stakeholders and working groups engaged in project work.

Develops and maintains the Project Execution Plan and execute the project in adherence with this plan. Establishes and maintains project documentation. Coordinates the efforts of all project participants, including consultants and contractors. Ensures previous projects' Lessons Learned and applicable industry experience is incorporated into the project execution plan. Manages the project in line with the project budget. Ensures project controls are implemented for effectively managing project scope, schedule, quality, cost, cash flow, risk, contracts and communications in accordance with the applicable corporate standards.

Provides clear, timely and accurate project status reports for management. Prepares reports and presentations to management. Prepares and issues status reports as needed. Identifies, makes timely decisions and takes prompt action on project issues that could impact project performance. Promptly communicates issues to the next level of leadership that are outside the authority or capability to resolve.

Coordinates with all functional departments as required to achieve the requirements of the applicable corporate standards and to achieve project budget and timeline including CC&A, and Supply Chain. Monitors contractor performance in the area of project safety, schedule, cost, quality of work and compliance with contractual requirements. Delivers projects with cost and schedule certainty; manages and controls costs; manages risk by identifying and mitigating risks.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
Minimum education required of the position
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field or equivalent work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position
0-5 years experience in Distribution, Substation or Transmission required.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position
History of safe performance, active safety involvement and participation and strong desire for a safer workplace. Experience in new ROW acquisition procedures for new line construction. Strong Negotiation, Interpersonal & Group Communication skills. Strong Planning\Organization\Time Management skills. Knowledge of Transmission Line or Substation Design Standards and Construction & Maintenance practices. Strong Computer skills and proficient in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel & Outlook, Power Point).

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position
None

 

EEO Statement: The Entergy System of Companies provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Entergy System of Companies complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Entergy System of Companies expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of the Entergy System of Company employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Entergy provides reasonable accommodations for online applicants. Requests for a reasonable accommodation may be made orally or in writing by an applicant, employee, or third party on his or her behalf.

 

Additional Responsibilities: As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

 

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test.  The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions.  Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests, Logon ID:  entergy, password:  practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

About Entergy

Entergy Corporation (Entergy) is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. It owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatt of aggregate electric generating capacity. The Company is also a nuclear power generator in the United States. The Company operates in two business segments: Utility and Non-Utility Nuclear. In addition to its two primary, reportable, operating segments, Entergy also operates the non-nuclear wholesale assets business. The non-nuclear wholesale assets business sells to wholesale customers the electric power produced by power plants that it owns while it focuses on improving performance and exploring sales or restructuring opportunities for its power plants. As of December 31, 2009, Entergy delivered electricity to 2.7 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

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