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Project Manager

Tahoe Vista, CA, US, 96148

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.

Purpose

Under general supervision or direction, this position is responsible for providing project management services to promote successful completion of various capital projects as assigned for the electric regulated utility operations in the State of California.

Accountabilities

  • Lead projects, as assigned, for the company ensuring that company policy is followed and that proper planning, execution and documentation is being done.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for information pertaining to assigned projects including project scope, justification, finances, schedule, partners and all issues associated with projects.
  • Provide timely and thorough communication to project stakeholders ensuring that appropriate collaboration is taking place.
  • Use project management techniques to help guide projects to successful completion.
  • Ensure that company objectives quality standards are being met.
  • Promote safety and adhere to company safety policy in all aspects of executing projects and performing job duties.
  • Ensure that projects are completed and documented in a timely manner including as-built documentation, GIS updates and closing projects to plant.
  • Track and audit on a regular basis the financial aspects of project ensuring that costs are being accounted for accurately and that approved budgets are being met and that no expenditures are being made without proper authorization.
  • Initiate, coordinate, and direct work efforts in the field with regard to multiple trade subcontractors as well as Liberty operations team members. This will include general understanding of construction processes, complete understanding of project scope of work in addition to providing direction to project team as issues arise throughout the duration of each project.
  • Assists in preparing the annual capital budget and rate cases on an as needed basis by providing such things as cost estimates and justifications to assist staff planning documentation.
  • Supports Company activities from other business units.

Education and Experience

  • Must have an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Construction Administration, Engineering in a related field
  • PMP certification
  • Minimum 5 years of technical experience with a utility or other related field.
  • Must have a demonstrated solid understanding of project management and construction management practices.
  • Experience with plant accounting, construction administration and fixed assets for an investor owned utility is highly preferred.
  • Understanding of operational needs of an investor-owned utility and California Public Utilities Commission regulatory guidelines.
  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office required.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills along with interpersonal skills and work with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Maintain effective and cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work both internal and external partners.
  • Must meet established goals and deadlines with minimal supervision.
  • Exercise independent judgment, discretion, finesse, professionalism, and tact in all areas of work including matters of a sensitive and/or confidential nature.
  • Must have good organizational, problem-solving, and math skills.
  • Must be able to take direction, be a self-starter, and be self-motivated.

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. is a growing renewable energy and utility company with over $15 billion1 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.1

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

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: Sacramento

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