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Substation Construction Manager (short term 2-4 month project)

Company: PFES
Location: Jefferson
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

CONSTRUCTION MANAGER**Please note that this role will be supporting immediate project work that will range from 2-4 months in duration OVERVIEW

  • Required to have a bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent work experience and a minimum of 5-10 years of experience with construction management in the power delivery industry (specific to substation project work).
  • This individual will direct the construction management of the project.
  • This position reports to the Project Director and is responsible for all construction activities as well as construction support for start-up and technical activities.RESPONSIBILTIES
    • Aggressively manages and inspects the day-to-day activities of multiple electric contractor crews, for substation project work.
    • Facilitates the installation of electric infrastructure and ensures that all safety standards, company construction standards, company specifications and governmental regulations are met.
    • Manages work to ensure that all performance objectives for cycle time and cost are on target.
    • Oversees and directs contractors performing electric cable installations and electric cut-ins.
    • Makes the proper notification to all federal, state and local agencies before, during and after construction as required.
    • Prior to commencement of construction, coordinates with customer(s) at the job-site to determine specific customer requirements, construction sequencing and provides site readiness verification.
    • Maintains frequent and regular contact with contractor supervision regarding job performance and documents results appropriately.
    • Knowledgeable about distribution contracts.
    • Ensures that the terms and conditions of the contract and technical specifications are met.
    • Verifies key unit quantities.
    • Makes the necessary field decisions regarding job changes and communicates them as necessary to the Supervisor and Program or Project Manager; documents all job changes to ensure compliance and ensures the updates get documented in the appropriate information technology systems.
    • Schedules and coordinates all required electric system outages. Performs weekly safety audits of crews and documents performance in the Asset Suite Safety Audit/Observation Tool.
    • Coordinates permit and work-with requirements with 3rd party utilities and permit agencies.
    • Reviews and approves all documents submitted by the contractor verifying the accuracy and completeness of the documentation.
    • Regularly communicates job status to the appropriate parties to facilitate scheduling commitments.
    • Maintains customer coordination during construction phase and conducts job walk-down with customer and contractor at job completion.
    • Performs storm duty assignments as needed.
    • Reports to service center, job-site or remote locationKNOWLEDGE
      • Thorough knowledge of Company work, environmental, and safety practices, including a working knowledge of electric operations, and the ability to maintain or obtain switching and outage authorization.
      • In-depth knowledge of materials, construction standards, regulations (OSHA), and safety requirements for electric distribution and substation construction.
      • Thorough knowledge of PC and job/work management applications including AS8, Atlas, Mobile Maps & MS Office Suite.SKILLS / ABILITIES
        • Ability to interpret construction and vendor drawings, feeder prints and job jacket contents.
        • Ability to effectively plan, schedule, manage and coordinate daily work activities.
        • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to anticipate and resolve problems promptly.

Keywords: PFES, Salem , Substation Construction Manager (short term 2-4 month project), Professions , Jefferson, Oregon

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