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GPEx Project Manager in Madison, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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    Madison, PA
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Job Description

Job ID: 26764BR

Project initiating and planning
Complete all aspects of initiating and planning processes including authoring charters and project management plans which include developing scope, schedule, and cost baselines as well as, risk and stakeholder registers.

Project executing, monitoring and controlling
Based on project management plan, follow department protocols for acquiring team members as needed to complete the work. 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. Develop or oversee project records in standard databases, systems, and procedures to ensure efficient handling and transmission of project correspondence and documentation internally and externally.

Project closing
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 learned, and risk avoidance for future work.

Develop positive relationships with team, customer, suppliers, Westinghouse in-country representation (for international projects), and other stakeholders to drive project to successful completion.
Use interpersonal skills to cultivate positive relationships with team, customer, and other stakeholders (e.g., internal management) to facilitate successful project completion as well as identify opportunities for additional business growth.

Seek opportunities and implement continuous improvements to enhance project performance.
Identify, assess, and implement improvement or recovery opportunities that will promote successful project delivery.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree. Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management, Manufacturing or related technical discipline.
Advanced degree in Project Management, Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing or Business.

1 year of experience as project manager leading and directing low complexity projects to successful completion
2-5 years of experience as project manager in a technical industry such as engineering, manufacturing, nuclear or construction

KSA (Knowledge/Skills/Abilities)
Familiar with the Project Management Institute (PMI®) Project Management Body of Knowledge.
Required Competencies:
 Communication
 Driving for Results
 Planning and Organization
 Strategic Thinking
 Teamwork
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, with minimal guidance from supervisory Project Managers and mentors.
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft® Office tools.
Demonstrated ability or understanding of the transformation of data to information for visual reports; database concepts in order to manage data within systems; the interaction of company functions that are touch points to projects (Finance, Legal, Quality, Supply Chain, etc.). High-quality presentation skills.
Expected to complete assigned training in Westinghouse systems, procedures, and policies applicable to assignments.

Broad technical knowledge of nuclear power plants. Familiarity with utility business practices including knowledge of utility operations, maintenance and engineering practices, procurement processes, and material management are desirable but not mandatory. For international projects, knowledge of local business practices and contracting


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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