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GPEX Project Manager in Cranberry Township, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

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Job ID: 26741BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a GPEx (Global Project Excellence) Project Manager. In this position, a GPEx Project Manager can expect to be responsible for the following:
  • Primarily supporting AP1000.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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) 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.
EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Please know, your application will only be considered if it is completed and submitted via the Westinghouse careers website.
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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • Bachelor’s degree. Applicable disciplines are Project Management, Engineering, Business, Construction Management, or related technical discipline.
  • Either (a) 4 years project management experience or (b) 2 years of project management experience and 2 years of experience in a technical role in the nuclear or construction industry.
  • Familiar with the Project Management Institute (PMI®)’s Project Management Body of Knowledge required. PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM®) or Project Management Professional (PMP®) certification or other equivalent project management certification completed or in progress strongly preferred. Project controls-related certification (scheduling, estimating, earned value, risk, etc.) will be viewed as a plus.

  • 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.
  • Westinghouse Project Manager qualification completed. For external candidate, must be able to meet Project Manager fast-track exemption requirements.



Benefits:

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.

Notice:

Employment opportunities for positions in the United States may require use of information which is subject to the export control regulations of the United States. Hiring decisions for such positions are required by law to be made in compliance with these regulations. Applicants for employment opportunities in other countries must be able to meet the comparable export control requirements of that country and of the United States.

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