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Transmission and Substation Construction Project Mgr

Kansas CIty, Missouri 64105
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    1st Shift

JOB TITLE: Transmission and Substation Construction Project Manager


DEPARTMENT: Large Transmission and Substation Construction – F&M Manchester Service Center

LOCATION: Kansas City, MO

Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with additional work hours as needed.

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Senior Director, Large Transmission and Substation Construction, the candidate has overall responsibility for the management of projects to construct a variety of reliable transmission and substation upgrades in a safe, timely, cost effective and environmentally sound manner. The types of multi-discipline projects will include: building new transmission lines, rebuilding existing transmission lines, building new substations, and modifying existing substations some of which will be complex, multi-million-dollar capital projects with multi-year timeframes. The candidate has responsibility to direct and manage a team of internal and external resources that typically include engineering, vegetation management, procurement, real estate, project controls, administrative, regulatory, legal, etc. to complete the required projects, fostering them from conception and strategic analysis through energization and completion. The candidate will provide for the development and implementation of appropriate project control systems, adherence to scope, schedule, cost, and safety to support the overall project management effort. The candidate will regularly provide formal and informal project communications to numerous internal and external stakeholders.


Education and Experience:

The Project Manager: A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Finance, or other related fields is highly preferred. This position requires five or more years of project management experience working on projects that are generally in the $5 million range and a demonstrated ability to manage multi-dimensional projects working with multiple vendors and contractors. Individuals with less than five years of dedicated project management experience may be considered if they possess at least seven years of supervisory or managerial experience in an operations environment or seven years of experience in project support capacity.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

The Project Manager must have demonstrated the following leadership skills and abilities:

Working knowledge of OSHA, KDHE, MoDNR or other regulatory type agencies

Ability to handle multiple priorities and manage multi-disciplinary projects of moderate size

Adequate level of knowledge regarding project controls including familiarity with utilizing project schedules, cost tracking systems, and field progress monitoring systems to successfully complete projects utilizing prescribed processes and practices

Ability to create procurement plans and write contract scopes of work for moderate scale material, equipment, and labor procurements utilizing existing contracts and suppliers

Working knowledge of contracting practices and demonstrated ability of holding contractors and others accountable for completed work using contractual means

Ability to communicate project status in summary form to management

Demonstrate the ability to complete moderate scale projects with management oversight

Ability to influence others and set clear expectations

Ability to make decisions with limited information, non-routine or unexpected judgments; apply reason and logic; respond quickly; and process information in an organized, timely, and accurate manner

360 communication skills including strong technical and business writing skills and ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders internal and external to the organization

Candidate must have the ability to perform the physical requirements of the position and have a history of encouraging and establishing a safe work culture

Working Conditions:

Combined office and construction site working conditions. Requires some in-state and overnight travel. Must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Posted: 2019-11-18 Expires: 2020-01-17

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