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Manager, Engineering Projects

Londonderry, NH, US, 03053

Our purpose is sustaining energy and water for life, and it is demonstrated in everything we do as a business, and as an employee team.

At Liberty, we hire passionate people who care about doing the right thing for our customers. We are entrepreneurial, creative, and outcome-focused. Here, your natural talent and achievements will flourish in an inclusive environment of teamwork, trust and continuous learning. We are always pursuing excellence to exceed our ambitions goals, rewarding both the goal outcome and how we achieve it. 

Purpose

The Manager, Engineering Projects will lead the organization in the development of an industry standard Project management Organization focused on constructing distribution lines and substations to ensure quality construction, accurate budgeting, schedule adherence, and implementation of cost controls systems.  This Project Management team including Work Planners are focused on developing construction plans, a Capital Lead focused on Project Delivery, and Analysts responsible for project closeout.  Duties include negotiation of large contracts, procurement, construction, and ongoing operations and maintenance to ensure that the company’s interests are being met.

Accountabilities

  • Lead Capital construction projects coordinating all aspects of the project, especially construction activities. Work to effectively complete each project within budget, schedule, and scope and that the quality of each project will provide safe and reliable service to the company.
  • Work with various departments and stakeholders to evaluate contractor selection and performance to enhance value to customers, shareholders, and employees.
  • Manage a staff of professionals. Promote, monitor and enforce area safety program emphasizing individual responsibility and ensuring compliance with all applicable procedures, work rules, regulations and codes.
  • Develop project execution plans that include detailed budgets, scopes of work, contracts and schedules. Maintain the project documents throughout the life of the project and ensure the all documentation is accurate and readily available. Support the monthly project and financial reporting as required.
  • Assess the adequacy, engineering and financial quality of the data being used in the project development cycle for the purpose of risk identification and analysis as well as recommending additional resources to address deficiencies. Assess the completeness, adequacy and relevance of deliverables prepared by external parties
  • Lead project management team to develop annual work plan identifying internal and external resource requirements
  • Provide leadership to Implement Project Management Policies and Procedures in line with the Project Management Institute Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK).
  • As a member of the management team responsible for new builds and major capital construction projects on Liberty’s system. Ensure engineering, operations and maintenance personnel are incorporated in the construction and commissioning process of these projects to allow a smooth transition to long-term operation and maintenance in order to enhance the value of the projects to the Company.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years’ Experience  in the electric utility industry,
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent with experience in distribution line construction and project management
  • A thorough understanding of the principles, purpose and operation of utility electrical and mechanical equipment and a practical knowledge of distribution line construction techniques.
  • 1- 3 years of Supervision of teams required
  • PMP Certification Preferred or ability to obtain within 12 months of being a successful candidate
  • A valid driver's license

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion of assets across North America and internationally.

For more than 30 years, Algonquin has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to delivering clean energy and water solutions. Our rapid growth has led both our regulated utility services and renewable energy business groups into different geographies and commodities, but our purpose remains unchanged – Sustaining Energy and Water for Life.

Through our operating business (Liberty), we provide regulated electricity, water, and natural gas utility services to over 1 million customer connections, primarily in North America. And, our growing portfolio of clean, renewable wind, solar, hydro and thermal power generation facilities represent over 3 GW of renewable generation capacity in operation and under construction.

With our robust, diversified, and growing presence in communities across North America and internationally, we are continually demonstrating our “Think Global,  Act Local” business model.

What we offer

Company funded Pension program

401k with Company match

Full insurance benefits (health/dental/vision/life)

Collaborative environment with a genuine flexible working policy

Share purchase/match plan

Defined Contribution savings plan

Top Talent Program

Volunteer paid days off

Employee Assistance Program

Achievement fund

Free parking, including free electrical charging

 

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce.  If you are excited about this role and are not certain you meet the all the qualification requirements, we encourage you to apply to further investigate the opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value each person’s unique background, diversity, experiences, perspectives and talents. Full participation of all employees in a safe, healthy and respectful environment is key to individual and company success. We are committed to fully utilizing the abilities of all of our employees and expect each of our employees to honor this commitment in their daily responsibilities.


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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