Ameren Transmission Company is a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation dedicated to electric transmission infrastructure investment, expanding Ameren's already robust transmission system of more than 7,500 circuit miles of high-voltage transmission lines in Illinois and Missouri. We're focused on providing safe, reliable electricity and natural gas today, while developing even better ways to do that in the future. That's our focus - now, and for life.
About The Position
The Project Manager manages large engineering & construction projects. The Project Manager is responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of project plans for assigned projects and is responsible for the successful completion and operational integration of large–scale, multi-million dollar projects.
Key responsibilities include:
•Directly manage assigned CPOC, SLPOC, and mid-tier projects following Ameren and other applicable corporate and function procedures and policies. Responsible and accountable for overall project performance.
•Identify and direct project team and integrate all assigned resources. Ensure project team members understand their respective responsibilities and lead team to completion of assigned tasks.
•Lead the project delivery process including initiation, authorization, planning, design, engineering, material procurement, construction, commissioning, and close out.
•Provide leadership, guidance and support in the area of scope definition, cost management, schedule development, change management, meeting design basis criteria, risk identification and risk management.
•Develop effective working relationships among all project team members, stakeholders, and the project resources including managing external vendors, consultants, and contractors as appropriate.
•Responsible for project updates and metrics tracking, associated reporting to stakeholders, and compliance with corporate and function procedures.
•Provide project updates to the Capital Project Oversight Committee (CPOC), Senior Leadership Project Oversight Committee (SLPOC), and other project stakeholders as appropriate.
•Ensure outage coordination of all electric facilities that are affected by the assigned projects.
•Provide safety leadership and guidance.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required. Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering, Engineering Management, or Construction Management discipline preferred. Seven years relevant project management experience required. Relevant experience includes large-scale project management, and/or project lead engineering experience on large/complex projects. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred (required within 12 months of employment in this position). Experience on utility projects preferred. Team leadership or supervisory experience preferred.
In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
Knowledge and experience with project management processes and tools. General understanding of utility operations. Proficiency with financial analysis tools in a utility setting. Excellent leadership and organizational skills. Ability to work effectively with competing priorities and stressful situations. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.