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Sr Project Manager

Company: Puget Sound Energy
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Puget Sound Energy is looking to grow our community with top talented individuals like you! With our rapidly growing, award winning energy efficiency programs, our pathway to an exciting and innovative future is now.

PSE'sVice President of Operationsteam is looking for qualified candidates to fill anopenSr Project Managerposition!
Specific details regarding the work arrangements for this position will be discussed in further detail during the interview process.
Job Description
Senior Project managers direct and control projects that may require gaining the cooperation of multiple governmental or community based organizations. Projects may involve multiple and dissimilar functions and impact a large geographical or regional area.

Projects at this level are often high risk and address the combined interests and missions of PSE, State, County and municipal organizations, special interest groups and various communities.

Initiates project, including internal and external stakeholder commitments, demonstration of business need and project feasibility. Leads project teams to identify time frame, methods for accomplishing the project, and allotment of available resources to various phases of the project. Works with stakeholders to develop contractor statements of work, bid documents, and coordination of estimates.

Upholds the safety compliance standards inherent in PSE's operating and/or field procedures related to work responsibilities. Promotes and supports a culture of total safety.

Demonstrates commitment to conduct business honestly, ethically and consistent with our core values and Code of Conduct. Ensures duties are performed in accordance with all regulatory compliance obligations.
Job Responsibilities

  • Assembles and leads multi-disciplinary project teams. Identifies the scope of an assigned project and decides logical action to meet project requirements and deadlines.
  • Applies general rules, standards and guidelines to specific technical problems.
  • Responsible for development/ assistance/ implementation of general training along with support with C&SP's processes and procedures.
  • Recognizes technical issues that impact the projects under their leadership, and obtains resources to mitigate project risks.
  • Communicates technical information clearly and concisely to non-technical audiences, sometimes in public settings.
  • Gathers, consolidates and analyzes facts in relation to project requirements.
  • Responsible for schedule and budget development, management and forecasting.
  • Support emergency response work as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience.
    • At least eight years relevant project management experience.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills and techniques, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms. Ability to write clear, concise and direct narrative and reports.
    • Extensive knowledge of team management techniques to bring about agreement between divergent points of view.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in scheduling, estimating, accounting and finance principals.
    • Extensive experience with utility methods, techniques and procedures involved in budgeting, procurement and contract administration.
    • Strong knowledge in project management discipline to effectively arrange resources and manage multiple medium to high complexity projects in a cross-functional environment.
    • Extensive knowledge of techniques used to involve community members in development of project affecting their community.
    • Strong negotiating and critical thinking skills.
    • Customer-oriented, a positive, team-oriented and collaborative attitude, flexibility, an understanding of the business issues driving the need for the project, and solid work ethic are expected.
    • Leadership skills that can energize a multidisciplinary work team to respond to business needs.
      Desired Qualifications
      • Extensive knowledge of project management principles, processes and techniques, applied in a utility setting.
      • Advanced Project Management Training and Project Management or Construction Management Certification from an accredited institution (PMI or College) Continuing Education appropriate to the profession.
      • Bachelor's Degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering.
        Additional Information
        Sr. Project Manager -

        • Projects may involve new construction, upgrades, uprates and modifications of the electric distribution and transmission system; substations; gas pipelines, district regulators and other gas facilities.
        • Projects also include the addition of new generation facilities and modifications and upgrades to existing facilities.


          • Strong knowledge of team management and communication techniques to bring about agreement between divergent points of view. Ability to write clear, concise and direct narrative and reports.
          • Extensive knowledge of project management principles, processes and techniques.
          • General knowledge of techniques used to involve community members in development of project affecting their community.

            At PSE we value and respect our employees and provide them opportunities to excel. We offer a competitive compensation and rewards package.

            The pay range for this position is$97,600.00-$162,500.00, and this position is eligible for annual goals based incentive bonuses.

            PSE offers a suite of benefits to our employees. Employees are eligible for medical, dental, vision, basic life, and short- and long-term disability insurance. There are additional voluntary options of supplemental life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, flexible spending accounts for health care and dependent daycare, and an Employee assistance program (EAP). For long term savings, PSE offers a 401(k) investment option and a cash balance retirement plan. Employees will also receive Paid Time Off (PTO) and Paid Holidays throughout the calendar year.Detailed benefit overviews can be found on our Career page - .

            Families and businesses depend on PSE to provide the energy they need to pursue their dreams. Our steadfast commitment to serving Washington communities with safe, dependable and efficient energy started in 1873. Today we're building the Northwest's energy future through efforts like our award winning energy efficiency programs and our leadership in renewable energy.

            Puget Sound Energy is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, veteran status or presence of a disability that with or without reasonable accommodation does not prevent performance of the essential functions of the job, or any other category prohibited by local, state or federal law.

            Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources Staffing department at jobs@pse.com or 425-462-3017.

Keywords: Puget Sound Energy, Tacoma , Sr Project Manager, Executive , Tacoma, Washington

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