Project Manager II #21-58481


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Primary Purpose:

Manage and direct large-scale, major projects within the department or business unit. Responsible for the development of work scope, budget, schedule, and resource requirements. Prepare, negotiate and approve contracts for contractors or consultants.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate all activities leading to the successful completion of projects including project scoping, timelines, cost estimates and design.  Develop and maintain project parameters for project requirements.  Provide direction to contractors, consultants, and project team.  Coordinates input from and participation with various other departments within the Company as needed to meet project objective.
  • Analyze and determine regulatory impacts and requirements of the project.  Develop replies to regulatory inquiries and provide compliance reporting. May build business cases and justifications.
  • Responsible for providing team/project goals and evaluating performance.  Research and evaluate available contractors and consultants.  Prepare, negotiate and approve or recommend approval of contracts.  Negotiate contracts changes.
  • Manage related workforce planning, budget analysis, prepare budget forecasts and maintain strategic outlook.
  • Testify before and/or prepare supporting documentation for CPUC and other government agencies concerning cost estimates.
  • Perform other duties as assigned (no more than 5% of duties).


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Engineering, Business, related field or equivalent training and experience.
  • 6 years related experience or equivalent training and experience.
  • Project management knowledge required.
  • Must be able to assess the potential financial impact of a project to the Company.
  • Must possess the ability to review complex problems and propose innovative solutions.
  • Must be able to develop, forecast and manage a budget.
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An MBA or advanced degree.
  • Experience with regulatory processes and interactions is desired.
  • Experience with Smart Meter systems and architecture is preferred.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.