POSITION SUMMARY :
Responsible to work independently under general direction and carry out non-routine tasks of substantial variety and / or complexity.
Requires sound understanding of power systems services and related engineering principles and practices.
Requires strong oral and written communication skills.
Reports to the Field Manager
Promotes Tal Trees's expert capabilities and strong brand image in all dealings with customers and the public.
Responsible not to use or disclose trade secrets, confidential or proprietary information of or concerning Tal Trees Power Services Corp.
its owners, affiliates customers or suppliers without the consent of the corporation.
JOB DESCRIPTION :
The Project Manager will manage construction and maintenance projects for and will play an integral role in the efficient execution of work.
The candidate should have prior experience and expertise in, project management of powerline projects as well as high voltage and low voltage power distribution equipment including switchgear, circuit breakers, relays, transformers high voltage and low voltage cables and control systems.
The candidate will have significant contact with customers and will need to interpret their requests and then discuss a plan with management to meet their needs.
The project manager will be required to perform the following :
Develop and provide customer quotations and estimates for powerline and substation construction projects.
Develop and provide customer quotations and estimates for substation and powerline maintenance projects.
Manage working relationship with clients, internal resources, and third parties such as vendors, subcontractors, ESA, and utilities.
Coordinate internal resources and third parties such as vendors, subcontractors, ESA, and utilities for the efficient execution of projects
Ensure resource availability and allocation.
Assist with development of project scopes and objectives taking into consideration risk mitigation strategies.
Develop detailed project plans to track progress.
Use appropriate techniques to manage changes in scope, schedule, and costs.
Measure project performance using appropriate metrics such as timelines, cost, and scope.
Report and escalate issues to management as required.
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Negotiate additional work items with customers as approved by management.
Identify strengths and weaknesses, recommend training requirements, and evaluate performance of technical staff as it relates to the projects they are working on.
Ensure employees understand and follow company and regulatory safety policies and practices.
Participate in branch budget and business plan development, and financial review meetings as required.
Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
5+ years of proven project management experience in a high voltage electrical role including powerline experience.
Ability to read specification, drawings, and manuals.
Familiar with test equipment including : Turns Ratio, HV Power Factor (Doble), VLF, Hipot, Winding resistance, Sweep Frequency, Relay test set, CT and PT test equipment, Infra Red cameras and power quality monitors.
Familiar with current construction means and methodology as it relates to high voltage electrical services.
Effective communication and negotiating skills.
Excellent written and spoken English.
Must be detail orientated with the ability to multi-task and work with minimal supervision.
Understanding of financial terminology and statements is an asset.
Project Management : 5 years