Project Manager at The Select Group (Detroit, MI)

| Detroit, MI
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Project Manager


The Select Groups' utility client is seeking an experience Project Manager to join their team in Detroit, Michigan. This Project Manager will be working on the Electric DO team while overseeing multiple projects at a time. These projects will focus around underground new project work but can also be within the following: Sub Transmission, Relocation of Mdot or county, new customer line extension work, reliability work for distribution systems, new business customer underground projects etc.

  • Experience working on electric utility projects
  • Bachelor's Degree
    • Ideally in Construction or Engineering
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency
    • Ability to create and present PowerPoint presentations to the team and executives when a change request is needed, when projects are moving into construction etc.
    • Ability to manipulate data in Excel using VLOOKUPs and Pivot Tables.
  • 6 years of Project Management experience
    • Ideally in a utility, communication, or construction setting.
  • Maximo software experience
    • Hand in hand with SAP experience
  • Primavera P6 experience or working knowledge
  • OSHA safety training
  • PMP or PM certification
  • Utility experience
  • Lean Six Sigma experience to drive efficiencies
    • White Belt, Green Belt, or Yellow Belt certification.
    • Understanding of root cause analysis and ability to speak to it during presentations
  • Permitting knowledge
  • Ability to work with internal and external team members
  • Monte Carlo experience
    • Risk analysis
    • Cost estimating
    • Project management
  • MicroStation experience
  • Extroverted personality
    • Ability to escalate, delegate and work well with team members
  • Work closely with Cost Engineers and Schedulers to ensure project plans are accurate and up to date while refining the project schedule and financial forecast
  • Lead project meetings with other project stakeholders
    • Take adequate meeting notes and ensure team members have sufficient project information
  • Meet with Design team and ensure project design is correct
  • Ensure all forecasting, scheduling and financial reporting is accurate before presenting to management and team
  • Work with internal and external team members
  • Support identified projects using the Company's defined methodologies and tools for project management, scheduling, and cost forecasting
  • Manage all phases (Initiation, Planning, Scheduling, Execution and Construction) of the projects using the Company's defined phase gate processes
  • Obtain formal acceptance of schedule, resource, quality, customer satisfaction, risks, scope, and time impacts prior to executing changes
  • Estimating and Budget support working with existing Estimation team
  • Conduct weekly site visits to project job sites (or more frequently as necessary to ensure successful completion of the job)
  • Conduct and submit safety pre-job briefs whenever visiting any job site
  • Ensure that all required permits, environmental requirements and other necessary activities are executed on a timely basis as laid out in the project schedule(s)
  • Establish and execute a communication plan with stakeholders
  • Ensure successful completion of all required closeout activities
  • Project monitoring and escalations with all internal and external Stakeholders to the project
  • Project Status Reporting as required, with Monthly formal updates to Company's Distribution Operations Director/VP leadership
  • All Company required Phase Gate deliverables
  • Work order creation and management in Maximo
  • Support PMO Manager in Purchase Order administration and receipting, including Purchase Requisition creation
  • Present change requests, project scope, variances and issues causing variances, cost analysis etc. to team and governance board.
  • Managing 4-5 projects at a time with a 2-10+ million dollar budget
  • Help fill the team's current gap refining forecasts, schedules and cost estimates
More Information on The Select Group
The Select Group operates in the Analytics industry. The company is located in Raleigh, NC, Santa Clara, CA, San Diego, CA, Denver, CO, Frisco, TX, Austin, TX, Huntsville, AL, Atlanta, GA, Charlotte, NC, Greensboro, NC, Columbus, OH, McLean, VA and Boston, MA. The Select Group was founded in 1999. It has 500 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and 401(K). To see all 36 open jobs at The Select Group, click here.
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