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SCADA/DCS Project Manager
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on May 20, 2022
Job Id #55272 Posted March 29, 2022

  • This Intermediate Project Manager is accountable for supporting the on-time, on-budget delivery of Natural Gas Operations projects to support client’s Gas Business Unit under the direction of the project leadership.
  • The Intermediate PM works directly supporting project Senior Project Managers and Program Manager on the project and may independently manage sub-projects.
  • Responsibilities include project scheduling, task planning, managing task assignments and monitoring progress for a cross-functional team comprised of employees, contractors and vendors at distributed work locations, status reporting, and managing issues & risks.
  • The Intermediate PM is responsible for detailed financial forecasting, cost management, actual tracking, and explaining variances.
  • Responsible for supporting complex and high risks projects. Oversees project budgets and schedules.
  • Manage day-to-day aspects of project tasks.
  • Document and manage project risks.
  • Creates and manages project work plans and work breakdown structures.
Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Supports the project planning effort, including the definition of the deliverables and the required delivery dates, creation of a logical work breakdown structure, definition of major project milestones, accumulation of all project cost and benefit estimates.
  • Manages, prepares and produces project management reports, schedules, budgets, and related documentation.
  • Create and manage project financials including budgeting, forecasting, actuals tracking and calculating earned value metrics.
  • Identifies risks and issues and provides effective mitigation. Monitors project activities and resolves/escalates issues as needed.
Skill Set Requirements:
  • Minimum 7 years of project management experience required
  • Experience with managing application development and in place technical upgrades of commercial off the shelf applications projects
  • Experience managing requirements specification, design activities, prototype development, testing and final deployment
  • Vendor management experience including leading RFP’s, SOW creation, financial control, and aggressively driving vendor to meet date and budget commitments
  • Proven experience on a project with a large number of impacted users, (i.e., at least 100 users) and managing the associated organizational change management
  • Experience in managing project budget forecasts and actuals
  • SCADA and DCS system experience preferred
  • Experience with accrual-based accounting preferred
  • Utility or energy industry experience preferred
  • Natural Gas business experience preferred
  • Project Management Professional certification preferred

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