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Gas Project Manager - Gas Distribution Utilities - San Diego,CA

Location: San Diego, California Salary: US$55 - US$85 per hour + competitive
Sector: Power and Renewables Type: contract

Gas Project Management Specialist will consult the Utility on the following requirements:

  • Partner with supply management to work on contractor bids, control costs and negotiate new contracts;
  • Verify permits and partner with FCA's on projects in construction;
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with contractors and external Utility stakeholders;
  • Hold a strong eye for detail in identifying contractor trends and communicate these accordingly to supply management;
  • Organize internal departments to effectively control scheduling of projects and communicate findings to contractors;
  • Partner with contractors to ensure efficiency and cost control. Negotiate on contracts in the interests of Utility to maintain cost efficient processes;
  • Communicate with external and internal stakeholders on project status and requirements;
  • Act as a representative for senior Utility stakeholders in internal and external meetings. Ensure the highest standards are met in the interests of Utility;
  • Be involved in the grading of contractors in terms of their vendor scoring i.e. DBE, safety, leadership.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience working in the project management function of a utility (western states only)
  • Experience working with contractor supply management
  • Understanding of gas construction aspects
  • Excellent standard of verbal and written communication
  • Proven ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders - i.e. good follow up and follow through, does what they say they're going to do.
  • Very strong numeric/analytical skills. Proven ability to track, analyse and identify trends in large data sets
  • Software: Excel - advanced, MS projects

If you are interested in this position, please send an updated resume & references for review. We are looking to conduct final round interviews next week with a decision being made by the 26th of June. I commit to responding within 24 hours of resume submission.

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