Monday , May 20 2024

Southern California Gas Jobs – Project Manager

Website SoCalGas

Job Description:

Lead and manage multiple major Capital or O&M projects. Projects including Transmission, Storage, or Distribution pipeline installations, relocations, or hydrotesting; mainline valve installation/automation; pressure control and measurement facilities construction; business and technical studies and evaluations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Present or testify before and/or prepare supporting documentation for CPUC, FERC, and other government agencies concerning cost estimates and/or design and performance of facilities for the project.
  • Overall project management responsibilities from cradle to grave and single point of accountability for all aspects of projects under his/her area of responsibility and control.
  • Collaborates and leads stakeholders to define and manage the scope, budget, schedule, execution plan, and risk management plan for the projects under his/her area of responsibility.
  • Deliver presentations to senior management or external stakeholders where technical and financial aspects of the projects are discussed.
  • Prepares, edits and approves written communication on technical and non-technical matters for all levels of management.
  • Develop and obtain approval of design parameters which establish performance, safety and reliability requirements for proposed projects.
  • Analyze proposed designs for practicability and compatibility with overall project and existing systems, policies and procedures.
  • Develop Request For Proposals (RFPs) and bid solicitations to obtain outside services or materials.
  • Negotiate contracts and contract change orders with engineering firms, suppliers, construction contractors, and other agencies.
  • Lead and manage indirect reports, consultants, and contractors supporting his/her projects.

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess strong leadership skills and demonstrate good management practices in order to direct, monitor and assist team members, both company employees and outside contractors. Candidate will have indirect reports and outside contractors reporting to him/her requiring strong supervisory and performance management skills.
  • Conceptual and innovative thinking skills are essential to solve complex problems, propose creative solutions, and ensure all feasible options are considered. Must have strong analytical thinking skills to evaluate complex proposals and bids for the basis of making objective decisions. Will be required to link new concepts and technologies.
  • Candidate must have a fundamental understanding of pipeline engineering and design, procurement, contracting, construction, field operations, and be able to communicate technical issues clearly and concisely to a non-technical audience.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate the company’s position on sometimes adversarial or controversial issues to regulatory agencies or the public. Must speak convincingly regarding all matters of the project and be able to present oneself as a credible spokesperson, especially when dealing with regulatory agencies and the public.
  • Must possess knowledge of business process improvement and quality tools including work process design, development of project procedures, and benchmarking.
  • Must have a basic understanding of contract law and be able to represent the company’s interest in dealing with disputes.
  • Candidate must have a solid understanding of project management principles including scope development, developing and using a work breakdown structure, estimate development, cost control, schedule development and earned value progress measurement, change management, project financials, and risk management.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Successful candidate should have an engineering degree or equivalent knowledge and experience. Must have a minimum of 8+ years of proven successful project management experience in the area of distribution, transmission, or other industrial projects.

Job Details:

Company: SoCalGas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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