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Advanced Project Manager - Advanced Reactors in Cranberry Township, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 29368BR

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for an Advanced Reactors Project Manager within the Advanced Reactor Program group in Global Technology Office. The Advanced Reactor group manages the next generation reactor technologies for Westinghouse, including the current programs for the eVinci™ Micro Reactor and the Lead Fast Reactor. These projects are executed within the Innovation portfolio with GTO.

Your Day-to-Day:

* Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines.
* Manage all aspects of project including scope, schedule, cost, risk, procurement, quality, resources, communications, and stakeholders. Interpret and transmit project/contract requirements, and subsequent changes, to functional groups following an integrated change management process. Coordinate project communications ensuring team, customer, and all stakeholders are kept informed of status. Maintain project databases, systems, and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of
* Responsible for all project management processes on moderate complexity projects, a portfolio of lower complexity projects, or a high complexity project. Lead medium-sized team , which may include project controls and sub-project managers. Support proposal process for moderate complexity projects, as assigned.
* Oversee the development of cost estimates and offers for operating plants support and modifications. Support and/or drive customer negotiations.
* Complete all aspects of planning process including authoring project management plans and developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines as well as, risk and stakeholder registers per the Westinghouse Global Project Excellence Procedure (GPEP).
* Properly close project by archiving work in financial, scheduling, document management, and resource management systems/tools. Perform final project quality assessment and report out. Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement, lessons, and risk avoidance for future work.
* Use interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (e.g., internal management) in a matrix environment to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.
* Identify, assess, and implement improvement or recovery opportunities that will promote successful project delivery.
* Manage project details in Wellspring software interface (Innovation)



Minimum Requirements:

Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:


•Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management, or related technical discipline required; Advanced degree in Project Management, Engineering, Construction or Business preferred.
•Minimum of 5 years of experience as project manager leading and directing low to moderate complexity projects to successful completion (3 years in technical/engineering role and 2 years as project manager may be considered as equivalent); 6-10 plus years of applicable Project Management preferred.
•Familiar with the Project Management Institute (PMI®)’s Project Management Body of Knowledge required. PMI Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification or other approved equivalent project management certification is required.
•Westinghouse Advanced Project Manager qualification completed or in process. The successful candidate will be required to complete the APM qualification within a designated time period. Exemptions may be provided based on prior training and work experience.
•Strong interpersonal skills, such as effective verbal and written communications; ability to lead team members; ability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders; and ability to make decisions and carry out multiple tasks as assigned
•Knowledge and skill of project scheduling and cost management.• Strong Computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Up to 5% travel may be required



Benefits:

"Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:


  • Safety & Quality First

  • Valuing Ethics, Integrity & Diversity

  • Passion for Serving Our Customers Globally

  • Dedication to Each Other Through Servant Leadership

  • Creating Value for Shareholders, Customers and Employees

  • Consistently Delivering Our Commitments.



Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being. In the U.S. the following are representative of what we offer:
  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Health, Wellness and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Vacations and Holidays
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Referral Program



While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries. You can learn more by visiting link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com./careers/

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

Keep in mind that only applications completed and submitted via the Westinghouse Careers website will be considered. You can submit your completed application, and also explore other available options, using the following link: link http://www.westinghousenuclear.com/careers/

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