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Transmission & Distribution Construction Manager

Rochester, NY 14614
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Be involved in projects with our Power: Transmission & Distribution Practice Team; be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges.
 
At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
 
WSP is currently initiating a search for a Transmission & Distribution Constrction Manager for our Rochester NY office.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for management and performance of Field Construction Managers for the construction of electric substations, transmission lines, generation upgrades and other projects
  • Determine contract resource requirements, service specifications and manage contractor performance –
  • Manage activities related to coordination of field inspection and sign offs for construction projects. –
  • Monitor and evaluate activities of outsourced Construction companies to ensure adherence to safety, quality, schedules and budgets, cost effectiveness and control, and results –
  • Develop, review and evaluate contracts and agreements affecting the project execution and functional area operations and make appropriate recommendations –
  • Collaborate with management staff to resolve problems and coordinate activities with the field construction managers
  • Ensure that construction management is integrated into the planning, scheduling, cost tracking, construction, installation, and testing and acceptance activities –
  • Ensure Field Construction Managers obtain all construction materials and material handling plans are established and managed
  • Coordinate the transmission substations and lines construction schedules with the other functional areas within the company
  • Provide constructability feedback on electrical, mechanical, protection and civil construction standards
  • Research, recommend and implement changes as necessary to be aligned with AVANGRID Standards and Business Area goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with other business organizations, contractors and subject matter experts to resolve disputes and prioritize business requirements
  • Participate in the ongoing budget process to provide items, manpower, and control of the construction budget
  • Participate in the transmission facilities construction projects negotiations and joint planning efforts with other utilities
  • Help lead and collaborate the activities to address or remedy substation and lines transmission system emergencies as necessary
  • Identify construction risk during the planning, execution and construction phases and prepare risk mitigation plans.
  • Adhere to company policies, programs and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)
  • Safety: Maintain safety awareness and ensure contractors comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures to assure a safe working environment at the construction site. Properly wear and care for applicable safety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to Contractors, Project Manager and assure safety concerns and issues are resolved. 
  • Ensure all field construction managers are managing the project and construction resources within the schedule and budget. Responsible for management and performance of Field Construction Managers for the construction of electric substations, transmission lines,generation upgrades and other projects
  • Determine contract resource requirements, service specifications and manage contractor performance –
  • Manage activities related to coordination of field inspection and sign offs for construction projects. –
  • Monitor and evaluate activities of outsourced Construction companies to ensure adherence to safety, quality, schedules and budgets, cost effectiveness and control, and results –
  • Develop, review and evaluate contracts and agreements affecting the project execution and functional area operations and make appropriate recommendations –
  • Collaborate with management staff to resolve problems and coordinate activities with the field construction managers
  • Ensure that construction management is integrated into the planning, scheduling, cost tracking, construction, installation, and testing and acceptance activities –
  • Ensure Field Construction Managers obtain all construction materials and material handling plans are established and managed
  • Coordinate the transmission substations and lines construction schedules with the other functional areas within the company
  • Provide constructability feedback on electrical, mechanical, protection and civil construction standards
  • Research, recommend and implement changes as necessary to be aligned with AVANGRID Standards and Business Area goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with other business organizations, contractors and subject matter experts to resolve disputes and prioritize business requirements
  • Participate in the ongoing budget process to provide items, manpower, and control of the construction budget
  • Participate in the transmission facilities construction projects negotiations and joint planning efforts with other utilities
  • Help lead and collaborate the activities to address or remedy substation and lines transmission system emergencies as necessary
  • Identify construction risk during the planning, execution and construction phases and prepare risk mitigation plans.
  • Adhere to company policies, programs and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)
  • Safety: Maintain safety awareness and ensure contractors comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures to assure a safe working environment at the construction site. Properly wear and care for applicable safety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to Contractors, Project Manager and assure safety concerns and issues are resolved. 
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
 
Talent is the essence of meeting our client’s objectives, goals and challenges.  If this sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to have that first discussion of you joining our team.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent education with 7 years relevant experience required.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of progressive related electric utility industry experience, with transmission facilities construction management experience preferred.
  • Five (5) years' experience in a supervisory capacity preferred -
  • Microsoft Word and Microsoft Project or Equivalent
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License - Must be willing to travel to construction sites on a day to day basis, attend meetings  
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies

About WSP USA
 
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
 
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
 
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
 
As a federal contractor and recipient of federal funds, WSP USA is a drug free workplace and Equal Opportunity Employer  - Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status  
 
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This position is contingent upon WSP being selected for a contract or program we are currently pursing.
 
This position is subject to and contingent upon client approval of candidates put forth for consideration by WSP.

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Posted: 2020-06-16 Expires: 2020-10-15

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