Field Services Project Manager

Requisition Number:  17117
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Chattanooga, US

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

 

We are currently hiring a Field Services Project Manager, based out of our Chattanooga office. This individual will be responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling resources, procedures, and timing for a field services project including: organizing project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, developing project schedules, and determining resource requirements; monitoring and reporting on the status of projects including cost, timing, and staffing; ensuring adherence to internal and external quality standards (e.g., International Standards Organization); identifying/resolving obstacles to completing project on time and to budget. May coach, review and delegate work to lower level professionals. Problems faced are difficult and often complex.

 

Your Day to Day:

  • Support development of project plans and cost baselines. Work with customers and internal stakeholders to develop scope and schedule baselines.
  • Assume overall responsibility for the field delivery of a contracted scope of work. Based on project plan, follow department protocols for acquiring team members to complete the work. Manage field implementation of a project including scope, schedule, cost, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders through use of delegates/support as applicable. Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process. Manage project expenditures for compliance with project baselines and scope. Promote teamwork and effective communication, including issuing and maintenance of project process metrics and process maps to ensure team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of project status.  Develop or oversee project databases, systems and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation between project team members.
  • Properly close project by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools. Perform final project quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons, and risk avoidance for future work.
  • Serve as single representative to customer, architect engineer, constructor and Westinghouse business areas in support of project. Interpret and transmit contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups. Integrate project’s objectives and actions through participation with other project groups in matters of common concern.
  • Identify, assess, and implement improvement opportunities which will add value.

 

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree. (6 – 10 years of experience leading and directing medium or high complexity nuclear industry projects may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree)
    • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing or Business is preferred.
  • 5 years of experience leading and directing field work for medium or high complexity projects to successful completion. 3 years in technical/engineering role and 2 years as project manager may be considered as equivalent.
    • 6 -10 years of experience leading field work in a technical industry such as engineering, manufacturing, nuclear or construction
  • Broad technical knowledge of nuclear power plants. Familiarity with utility business practices including knowledge of utility operations, maintenance and engineering practices, knowledge of procurement processes and material management are desirable but not mandatory. For international projects, knowledge of local business practices and contracting.

Key Competencies:

  • Communication
  • Driving for Results
  • Employee Development
  • Planning and Organization
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Teamwork
  • Advanced interpersonal skills such as effective verbal and written communications, ability to lead and direct complex team structures, able to develop relationships with stakeholders in upper management positions, able to analyze problems, establish facts, and make complex decisions with little to no supervision.

 

Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability

Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program

While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting http://www.westinghousenuclear.com.

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