Project Mgr Assc

Project Mgr Assc

03 Nov 2023
Virginia, Roanoke, 24001 Roanoke USA

Project Mgr Assc

Job#: 1308194

Job Description:

Apex Systems, America's second largest technical staffing firm, has an opening for a

Project Manager Associate

with a growing client in the Virginia area. This is a fast-paced environment offering professional growth and long term stability.

Title: Project Manager Associate

Location: Roanoke, VA- hybrid (2 days onsite, 3 days remote)

Duration: long term contract with potential to hire

Primary Accountabilities:

Project Mgr Assc - Project Mgr.
Schedule M-F, possible OT as required. Travel 5% consists of traveling
to project sites. All projects executed by the contractor will be in
West Virginia, Tennessee and Virginia. Travel is mostly day trips, some of the
projects may require one to two overnight stays due to the long drive
time.
This position is designated as Hybrid and will be required to work
two days a week in onsite. Remaining days will be remote. Candidates
local to Roanoke and surrounding areas only. Potential to convert, as a
reminder AEP does not sponsor. Some flexibility with rate. Preferred utility experience in transmission, distribution or construction.
Project Mgr Assc Max bill rate is $55.00
Basic Qualifications :Education: Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, business, project management, or related field of study dependent upon business unit requirements with no experience (0 years); two-year Associate's degree in the same required disciplines with two (2) years of qualified experience
Project Mgr Max bill rate is $64.00
Education: Bachelor's degree in construction management,
engineering, business, project management, or related field of study
with 3 years qualified experience, or two-year Associates degree in the
same disciplines with 5 years of qualified experience.
Qualified experience includes work in project management, major construction field experience, project estimating, project controls, project engineering, and/or comparable internal or external experience in a competitive production environment. Experience must exhibit progressively increasing project management and business acumen and
responsibility for most of the PMI PMBOK knowledge areas. Demonstrated preparedness for journey level PM knowledge capability in areas of construction safety, negotiations, scope development and control, cost estimating, construction contracting, project controls and reporting, quality control, risk management, etc
Licenses/Certifications: Valid Driver's License
Manage intermediate or complex projects, within a matrix team environment. Provide leadership, direction, training, coordination, and effective communication to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control, and close projects in a safe, efficient, economical, risk-balanced approach to achieve short and long range goals and to obtain maximum
customer satisfaction. Develop relationships and effectively communicate with all stakeholders including internal customers, external customers, team members, suppliers, contractors, vendors, and industry peers.
Essential Job Functions & Tasks :
Plan, organize, direct, coordinate and supervise assigned project activities becoming proficient in all aspects. Support and hold employees and contractors accountable for the System Safety Process, ensuring a safe working environment focused on Zero Harm . Manage, develop, review and coordinate the project/outage plan, schedule, and
budget becoming proficient in all aspects. Manage cost and timely reallocation of funding. Effectively communicate project details and status updates. Lead planning meetings and project updates including typical stakeholder presentations. Provide clear and concise written and oral reports and other communications. Develop and actively manage
working relationships with the project team , plant and operating company staff, internal and external customers or partners , contractors, vendors, and suppliers. Foster teamwork and actively pursue customer satisfaction. Provide specific guidance, instruction, and
training to improve design, systems, procedures, processes, schedules, and costs. Confidently challenge others at a level of informed understanding in all project work. Ensure maximum customer satisfaction and demonstrate effective and efficient performance of project work activities on intermediate project level at a minimum.
1. Conduct or assist in planning, organizing, directing, and coordinating assigned project activities. Perform coordination and administrative tasks as delegated by the lead project manager(PM) or supervisor. Develop an understanding of various project management
principles and techniques and successfully implement these techniques in project management for the organization. The Development PM is responsible for taking projects from engagement through functional scoping at which point the project is handed off to an Execution PM. The Development PM is also responsible for seeking funding approval when appropriate.
2. Support and hold employees and contractors accountable for the
AEP System Safety Process, ensuring a safe working environment focused
on Zero Harm.
3. Develop, review and coordinate the project plan, schedule, budget, tools, and staff. Perform coordination role as assigned to increase awareness in all knowledge areas of project plans.
4. Communicate project details and status updates. Lead planning meetings and project/outage updates with supportive role in stakeholder presentations. Provide written and oral reports and other communication.
5. Develop working relationships with the project team, plant and operating company staff, internal and external customers or partners, contractors, vendors, and suppliers. Foster teamwork and seek customer satisfaction.
6. Provide guidance and feedback, to improve design, systems,
procedures, schedules, and costs. Provide specific guidance in these
areas and begins to challenge others at an apprentice level of informed
understanding in all project work.
7. Ensure, or assist the lead PM in ensuring, efficient and timely performance of project work activities. Proficient and effective in assisting the lead PM and/or delivers similarly when leading intermediate projects on their own.
8. Develop and manage procurement plans for necessary outside resources. Manage, or assist in managing, contracts for outside services, including developing requests for proposals, evaluating competitive bids, selecting vendors, participating in contract
negotiations, overseeing vendor performance/quality, ensuring work is performed in accordance with the contract, etc.
9. Conduct or assist in closeout processes, including an analysis of the success of the project with respect to accomplishing the project objectives and realizing project benefits.
10. Develop an understanding of the project management organizational standards and assist in the management of projects to those standards. Adhere to the guidance and standards put forth by the Project Management Governance Committee.

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