Transmission PM Principal in Tulsa, OK at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 8/18/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  980579
One of our large electric clients is looking for new Project Managers from a telecom or construction based background. If you are interested in being considered, please email your resume to
This position will range from a Trans PM Senior to Trans PM Principal level. 
25% travel consists of traveling to project sites. Some travel time may be needed on weekend to get to project by Monday morning. Usually, travel is within the weekday time frame. Schedule M-F, possible OT 

Manage a portfolio of predominately medium to high risk projects and/or a large program of projects within a matrix team environment. Provide leadership, direction, training, coordination, and effective communication to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control, and close projects in a safe, efficient, economical, risk-balanced approach to achieve short and long range goals and to obtain maximum customer satisfaction. Develop relationships and effectively communicate with all stakeholders including internal customers, external customers, team members, suppliers, contractors, vendors, and industry peers. Perform supervisory duties and responsibilities if direct reports are assigned. 

Principal Accountabilities: 
Plan, organize, direct, coordinate and supervise assigned project work activities with demonstrated proficiency in all aspects with minimal management oversight. 

Support and hold employees and contractors accountable for the AEP System Safety Process, ensuring a safe working environment focused on “Commitment to Zero Harm”. 

Supervise, develop, review and coordinate the project plan, schedule, budget, with demonstrated proficiency in all aspects. Effectively manage cost and timely reallocate funding. 

Effectively communicate project details and status updates. Lead planning meetings and project updates including detailed and complex stakeholder presentations. Provide clear and concise written reports. 

Develop and actively manage working relationships with the project team, internal and external customers or partners, contractors, vendors, and suppliers. Foster teamwork and actively monitor customer satisfaction. 

Provide wide range of detailed guidance, instruction, and training to improve design, systems, procedures, processes, schedules, and costs. 

Confidently challenge others at a high level of informed understanding in all project work. 

Ensure maximum customer satisfaction and demonstrate effective and efficient performance of project work activities on complex project level. 

Supervise up to 5 others as assigned including duties such as completion of well written performance plans. Provide support to direct reports in their development activities and mentor other project and assistant project managers. 

Represent AEP with industrial customers, vendors, and regulators as assigned projects dictate. 

Education: Bachelor Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business or related field of study 

Experience: Ten years’ experience including work in these areas: major construction field experience, project estimating, project controls, and/or comparable external experience in a competitive production environment. 

Experience must include a demonstrated level of successful project management, developed business acumen including some supervision of others with at least two years’ experience in Trans Project Mgr Sr position. Trained in areas of construction safety, negotiations, scope development and control, cost estimating, construction contracting, project controls and reporting, quality control, risk management. 

Licenses/Certifications: Project Management Institute’s (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required 

• Provide effective leadership, team building and meeting management as outlined in PMBOK and the AEP leadership competencies and values. Demonstrate a very high level of ability, motivation, and attitude in leading a team and a project to successful conclusion. 

• Demonstrated proficiency in Oracle’s Primavera P6 scheduling software. 

• Effective and compelling communication, including the use of effective listening, with all stakeholders including team members, sponsors, management and senior management. 

• Apply economic analysis techniques and business acumen in project decision making and ensure alignment of project and company financial goals 

• Influence the Engineering & Design, Procurement, Contracting, Estimating, and Construction procedures and processes to optimize a project. Identify opportunities for business process improvement across projects. 

• Apply working knowledge of PMBOK Project Management tools and techniques. 

• Provide strategic thinking, planning, risk assessment and prioritization of project activities. Globally view the project from all angles such as safety, constructability, sequence, changing conditions, contingencies, contractual, predictability, level of priority, sense of direction and sense of productivity to quickly identify and to avoid or to mitigate project risks. Demonstrates very sound decision making practices. 

• Provide organization of project activities, delegate project task assignments, confidently set team requirements and expectations, manage deliverables and hold team members accountable. Provide constructive feedback to project team members. 

• Effectively prioritize and manage conflict to provide solutions to issues that maximize synergies with an overriding goal to do the 'right thing' for the company. Take timely independent action and offer recommendations to management for resolution of elevated issues. 

• Proficient in scope management, utilization of risk balanced technical options, and project risk management. 

• Proficient and highly effective in contract development and management especially skilled in allocating risk between owner and contractor within terms of the contract. 

• Evaluate and determine the skill sets and capabilities of team members then make recommendations and/or provide constructive feedback to ensure project success. Demonstrated ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams to plan and execute
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