Senior Project Manager

Requisition Number:  7856
Company:  Westinghouse Electric Co
Location: 

Cranberry Township, PA, US, 16066

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!

 

This Senior Project Manager position will be managing projects within the ESS Engineering Project Execution and Delivery organization where we design and build operating plant NSSS modifications and support operating plants.  The Senior PM will be responsible for all project management processes on low complexity projects, or on a portion (i.e. work package) of a medium complexity project. Requires leading small teams (average <15 team members) which may include project controls. As experience and capability increase, may be assigned to several low complexity projects or medium work packages simultaneously.   May serve as a Technical Inputs Lead for the low complexity proposal projects as assigned.  May be assigned overall project manager responsibility of a highly complex project in a deputy capacity (with direct guidance of a Program Manager or higher)

 

Example project disciplines include: Engineering, Mechanical Manufacturing, Innovation/Product Development, and Process Improvement.  All project management is performed in accordance with the established Westinghouse policies, procedures, systems, and requirements.

 

Your Day to Day:

  • Project planning
    • Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines.
  • Project executing, monitoring and controlling     
    • Assume overall responsibility for profitability of contracts. Based on project plan, follow department protocols for acquiring team members to complete the work. Manage all aspects of project including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, 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. Prepare or oversee project cost expenditure forecasts and progress evaluations/projections (including Earned Value Management) to support project performance and financial reporting requirements.  Review 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.
  • Project closing    
    • 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.
  • Develop positive relationships with cross functional/product line team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in-country representation (for international projects), and other stakeholders to drive project to successful completion.    
    • 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. 
  • Seek opportunities and implement continuous improvements to enhance project performance.    
    • Identify, assess, and implement improvement opportunities which will add value.

 

 Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable disciplines include: Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management or related technical discipline.
    • Preferred - Advanced degree in Project Management, Engineering, or Business.
  • 4 years project management experience OR 2 years project management experience and 2 years’ experience in technical role in nuclear or construction industry.
  • Familiar with the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge.

 

 

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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