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Stantec Project Manager for Transmission and Construction in Fort Collins, Colorado

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Your Opportunity

Stantec is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Project Manager with a strong background in electric transmission, distribution, substation projects and construction.

The successful candidate will be accountable for all project management responsibilities (scope, schedule, budget). Responsibilities include but are not limited to design, financial, scheduling, permitting. Responsibilities also include coordinating team efforts, assigning tasks, developing detailed project plans, project schedules and ensuring timelines are met.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and participate in project planning, scheduling, developing cost estimates, and establishing critical project objectives utilizing knowledge gained in previous Transmission Power Delivery sector.

  • Develop and implement a project execution plan (PEP), including engineering, procurement, and construction execution, the quality assurance plan, safety & health plan, subcontracting plan, project staffing plan, organization chart, and procurement plan. This includes training of new project team members on the PEP.

  • Provides leadership and guidance in multiple facets of projects including safety, quality, engineering, procurement, construction, environmental compliance, project controls, and public/community relations.

  • Lead and coordinate directly with project discipline leads to establish development and distribution of deliverables per project schedule and requirements.

  • Ensure projects are executed per client’s governance and project management standards and procedures, as well as Stantec’s Project Management Framework

  • Analyze and communicate project status, risks, schedule, and costs to all internal and external stakeholders.

  • Manage downstream contract administration including Request for Information (RFI’s), submittals, change management, contract closeout, and claims mitigation.

  • Analyze and approve internal and external reports including project scheduling, budgeting, cash flow forecast, and project status reports.

  • Manage and audit the project documentation (including daily construction field reports) and filing systems.

  • Work with construction project manager, superintendents, and site manager to verify compliance of subcontractors and client contractors with contract documents, safety & health requirements, quality, and schedule.

  • Adhere to Stantec and Client safety programs, training and policies, as well as promote and manage the Safety & Health performance of project team members and subcontractors.

  • Create and oversee project non-conformance reporting process.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Expert in the review, negotiation, approval, and execution of prime contracts, subcontracts, and change orders.

  • Strong experience with document control, scheduling, cost control, and project management software is preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong presentation and organizational skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail.

  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment Preferred:

  • Multiple years of experience on construction project sites or executing program management in the Transmission Power Delivery sector

  • History of leading projects through collaborative approach

  • Business computer skills, such as Microsoft Office Suite Programs (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS-Project, etc.), as well as ability to learn and become proficient in using clients’ required software and applications.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or its equivalent in Business, Construction, Construction Management, Engineering, Project Management or a related field.

  • A minimum of 8 years relevant project management experience in electric utility siting, planning, permitting, and contruction.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Project Manager

Primary Location: United States-Utah-Salt Lake City

Other Locations: United States-Colorado-Colorado Springs, United States-Nevada-Reno, United States-Colorado-Fort Collins, United States-Colorado-Denver

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: 210000KF

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