Acting as Owner's Rep./Project Manager, the ideal candidate shall project manage the design & pre-construction of HV/MV substations for large hyperscale data centers across North America. In this role, you will not be the designer-of-record, but rather you will be managing client-approved electrical and structural engineering design consultants in the design of data center substations.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop Design and Construction SOW's for Substation design projects and coordinate, clarify, and track design packages with Client, design, and construction contractor partners for Substation projects across North America
Support in design risk evaluation, risk management and budget control throughout design lifecycle.
Manage change control process for Substation design execution and manage cost approval process with external and internal partners in line with client's company policy.
Manage proposal reviews, contract award, and similar tasks and process the contract documents through the established client processes.
Monitor and track proposal and contract schedules and generate weekly progress reports
Support contract negotiation, typically in concert with the client's PM and legal counsel, including establishment of all GC "business terms" including mark-ups, fees, insurance, labor rates, escalation, etc.
Provide / gather cost estimates working with subs and other vendors for scope gaps and changes.
Ensure QA/QC process is being followed and report any issues/gaps.
Oversee invoice/payment application processing, tracking and reporting.
Assist client to negotiate, resolve and close any outstanding change orders, design proposal quality issues or contract disputes.
Assist client in scheduling, coordination and management of all owner-direct vendors
Support the design execution program for Substation and travel to meetings as required.
Other duties as assigned.
None. This is an individual contributor role, but you will be asked to manage and direct outside vendors, design engineers, etc.
UP to 25% after client's COVID-19 travel restrictions are lifted around September 1st, 2021.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum six years of related experience and/or training.
Prior experience in a supervisory position (direct report responsibilities) required if specific duties include direct report responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in a technical field or equivalent practical knowledge /experience. (prefer electrical engineers, structural engineers, or any engineering discipline that touches HV/MV substations) Minimum of 2 years of full-time paid work experience in managing technical design projects with a focus on large electrical facilities infrastructure. Experience in high voltage substation design or construction contract management. Electrical engineering or structural design knowledge preferred.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Internal Number: 21010235
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