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Principal, Construction Manager (Flexible location)

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 16, 2023

Job Description:

Requisition ID# 143920Job Category: Maintenance / Construction / OperationsJob Level: Manager/PrincipalBusiness Unit: Operations - OtherWork Type: HybridJob Location: OaklandPosition SummaryThe Construction Manager is responsible for construction and improvement projects in the gas transmission system. The Construction Manager identifies contract worthy projects, consults on project feasibility and project site details, coordinates with construction crews, oversees project inspectors, and on a project specific basis performs construct ion oversight. The incumbent may also prepare job packages and construction estimates, conduct job walks, and meet with bidders, contractors, and governing agencies. The Construction Manager ensures projects are completed per company standards, engineering design, regulatory guidelines, permits and schedule.

  • Travel approximately 50% with occasional overnight stays.
  • This position offers a flexible work location within the PG&E service territoryPG&E is providing the salary range that the company in good faith believes it might pay for this position at the time of the job posting. This compensation range is specific to the locality of the job. The actual salary paid to an individual will be based on multiple factors, including, but not limited to, specific skills, education, licenses or certifications, experience, market value, geographic location, collective bargaining agreements, and internal equity. A reasonable salary range is:Bay Area Minimum: $136,000Bay Area Maximum: $232,000&/ORCalifornia Minimum: $129,000California Maximum: $220,000This job is also eligible to participate in PG&E's discretionary incentive compensation programs.Responsibilities:
    • Works autonomously, applying extensive unique subject matter expertise to solve unique and complex problems, anticipates issues and develops innovative solutions on projects in multiple disciplines such as civil, electrical, process instrumentation and pipeline construction management.
    • Works with senior management to support strategic planning and decision making.
    • Manages major cross-functional projects and initiatives. Acts as a thought leader; applying extensive and unique subject matter expertise in the development of strategy and resolution.
    • Establishes and maintains complete and accurate portfolio of Gas Transmission construction projects. Partners with sourcing and contracts group to ensure contracts and records are in compliance.
    • Maintains relationships with all management level staff to ensure accurate Gas Transmission construction project details are communicated to Regional Construction Managers (RCM's) and other stakeholders, ensuring all construction management services are provided timely.
    • Ensures Gas Transmission construction job estimates are prepared in accordance with company standards and job estimates accurately reflect the CM & inspection resources required to perform the work.
    • Attends meetings and represents the M&C organization effectively to internal and external stakeholders. Attends and conducts project bid walks and construction site meetings as necessary.
    • Provides constructability reviews, cost development, resource loading, coordinates schedules including establishment and updates of accurate milestone dates during the pre- construction/design phase of projects when needed.
    • Attends job scope walk downs, leads job scope discussions and attends 30/60/95 day design reviews by Engineering to provide constructability input. Leads formal job walk downs with Project Managers and/or Gas Operation Supervisors to review the IFC (Issued For Construction) drawings and discuss schedule and target dates.
    • Monitors construction activities and ensures construction operations meet the program's safety, quality, cost and schedule goals. Utilizes workload management database, updates any assigned projects, reviews workload analysis reports for action and manages full planning team process from inception via request for contract.
    • Oversees the inspection of the construction work. Coordinates the work of field inspectors to ensure adequate coverage of all work performed.
    • Communicates any engineering and design issues with Project Coordination and Engineering, seeks or makes decisions on any change affecting cost and schedule according to the DOA. Requests a PG&E GC field engineer to perform site verification of content of test data and other as-built documents for accuracy and completeness.
    • Provides mentoring to all other level employees.QualificationsMinimum:
      • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
      • 10 years or more of experience in the field of Industrial engineering or ConstructionDesired:
        • 15 years working experience in the field of Industrial Engineering or Construction.
        • 10 years as a construction superintendent in heavy civil, industrial or Gas Transmission construction managing projects with a value or $10M or greater combined with 15 years or greater in a construction trade.
        • Knowledge of carbon steel piping materials, welding processes and standards used on Gas Transmission Construction.
        • Working Knowledge Primavera P6, Unifier, Primavera Contracts Manager, Prolog or similar.
        • Demonstrated abilities in Cost accounting / Inspection / Contract administration.
        • Demonstrated knowledgein Gas Transmission Construction.
        • Ability to perform cost and project scheduling.
        • Gas Transmission material / construction / welding standards.
        • Expert knowledge of Gas Transmission construction projects in all disciplines: civil, mechanical and pipelines.
        • Familiarity with the processes and orientation of construction contracting firms.
        • Strong project and people management skills.
        • Ability to understand, interpret and communicate civil/electrical work procedures, process instrumentation, work methods, standards, policies, and guidelines.
        • Demonstrates skill in achieving cooperation from others in order to achieve a goal.
        • Ability to lead teams to perform
        • effectively under deadlines and in emergency situations
        • Expert Knowledge of California and
        • Federal regulatory requirements such as Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
        • Knowledge of the company's
        • emergency managementprocesses.
        • Ability to lead trainings and coach less experienced employees.
        • Long-term planningand scheduling skills.#featuredjob

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