Project Management Advisor
Seattle City Light
Job Function: Project Management
Location(s): Seattle, Washington, 98101, United States
Posted: October 13, 2014
Entry Level: No
Job Type: Full-Time
Min Education: Bachelors
Min Experience: 3-5 Years
Salary: $37.00 - $56.00 (Hourly Wage)
Apply URL: http://www.seattle.gov/jobs
SALARY: $37.87 - $56.82 Hourly
LOCATION: North Service Center, 1300 N. 97th St., Seattle, Washington
JOB TYPE: Classified Civil Service, Regular, Full-Time
DEPARTMENT: Seattle City Light
BARGAINING UNIT: Teamsters, Local 763 - Municipal Court
CLOSING DATE 10/28/14 04:00 PM Pacific Time
Seattle City Light, a department of the City of Seattle, is one of the nation’s largest municipally owned utilities in terms of the number of customers served. Over the years we have worked very hard to keep Seattle's electricity affordable, reliable, and environmentally sound. Today, City Light is a recognized national leader in energy efficiency and environmental stewardship. A Project Manager faces many challenges. What is needed to excel in this position is proven experience in Project Management as well as demonstrated diverse experience in technical aspects around utilities. The role requires the ability to work in an environment that is fast paced and the ability to manage aggressive delivery schedules. Also important is the ability to successfully work with technical and non-technical people alike, and a desire to learn new tools, processes and concepts.
The Project Manager works with the “communications engineering” staff and crews to provide project planning and development for the group. This position provides guidance on all agreements tied to SCL communications projects. In addition, facilitate the acquisition of the correct equipment and interfaces with the different segments within the department; i.e. engineering, crews as well as other City Departments. Developing contracts and interagency/interdepartmental agreements to implement work plans that accomplish individual projects. Support to determine the implementation of strategies of in-house/external contracting. Work with individual or unit managers to confirm staffing availability; coordinate engineering inputs; develop and manage SCL communications budget.
This position will report to the Technical Services Manager.
Education: A degree in engineering or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience directly related to project management (preferably in the utility industry)
Certification/License: Washington State Driver License
Five (5) years of telecommunications engineering
Five (5) years successfully managing construction projects, including experience working in crew setting and on-site field work
Record of good attendance and punctuality
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent presentation/communication skills
Organizational and leadership skills
Proven abilities in project planning, and resource
Quality and detail-oriented
Strong team player in a multi-cultural environment
Self-starter and pro-active
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines under pressure
Knowledge and Interest in continuing to learn and identify new technologies and new tools
Strong understanding of statistical analysis
Job offers are contingent on the verification of credentials and other information required by the employment process including the completion of a background check which includes criminal history and driving history review.
Want to know more about Seattle City Light? Check out our web page: http://www.seattle.gov/light/.
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: Job #2014-01073
If you are unable to apply on-line you may submit a paper application by the closing date to our office. OUR OFFICE IS LOCATED AT: Seattle Municipal Tower 700 5th Avenue, Suite 5400 Seattle, WA 98104 206-684-8088
The City of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to diversity in the workplace. Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided on request. The City is a Drug Free Workplace.
Job posted on 23 October 2014.
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