Entergy Project Manager in Woodlands, Texas

Project Manager

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Date: Jul 10, 2018

Location: Woodlands, TX, US

Company: Entergy


Manages a program of utility power generation equipment and/or transmission facility replacement and construction projects that are typically $20M and above. Manages the development and delivery of a capital project or program to which he or she is assigned and focuses on the achievement of project cost and schedule objectives while achieving excellence in the areas of project safety and quality. Provides direct management and support to Project Team members throughout the project lifecycle. Works closely with business unit contractor representatives to achieve capital project objectives.


  • Promotes safe behavior and adherence to the safety rules on the project. Leads the project team to establish leading indicators and proactive requirements to ensure safety is considered in all aspects of design and implementation for contractors, Entergy project team members, and the end user. Ensures contract scope of work includes safety deliverables/requirements as needed.

  • Defines the project organization structure required for the project and identifies the technical skills required to achieve project goals. Works with the appropriate Entergy management to assign appropriately skilled individuals to the Project Team. Prepares contracts and approves requisitions, change orders, and invoices. Fulfills role of 'Contract Manager' or as Owner's representative for project contracts. Develops and issues formal correspondence to Contractors.

  • Leads the project team to develop and execute the Project in accordance with the applicable corporate standards and guidelines. Ensures that team members fulfill the responsibilities as required of their roles. Navigates the project through the Entergy Stage Gate process and coordinate activities to meet the requirements of Entergy's Project Delivery Standard. Oversees the project team in the development of project deliverables (cost estimates, schedules, risk registers, etc.). Coordinates the activities of project stakeholders and working groups engaged in project work.

  • Develops and maintains the Project Execution Plan and executes the project in adherence with this plan. Establishes and maintains project documentation. Coordinates the efforts of all project participants including consultants and contractors. Ensures previous projects' Lessons Learned and applicable industry experience is incorporated into the project execution plan. Manages the project in line with the project budget. Ensures project controls are implemented for effectively managing project scope, schedule, quality, cost, cash flow, risk, contracts and communications in accordance with the applicable corporate standards.

  • Provides clear, timely and accurate project status reports for management. Prepares reports and presentations to management. Prepares and issues status reports as required. Identifies, makes timely decisions and takes prompt action on project issues that could impact project performance. Promptly communicates issues to the next level of leadership that are outside the authority or capability of the Project Manager to resolve.

  • Coordinates with all functional departments as required to achieve the requirements of the applicable corporate standards and to achieve project budget and timeline including Finance, Legal, Plant Operations, and Supply Chain. Monitors contractor performance in the area of project safety, schedule, cost, quality of work and compliance with contractual requirements. Turns over completed project equipment/systems to the Plant with all necessary documentation, training and instructions


Minimum education required of the position

Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field or equivalent work experience. Advanced degree preferred.

Minimum experience required of the position

5 years experience in project management

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Expert in project and construction management fundamentals. Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology to power generation, transmission and substation facilities. This includes applying principles, techniques and procedures to the design, construction, commissioning and operations of electrical power generating facilities. Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of power generation, transmission and substation facilities. Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Experience in new ROW acquisition procedures for new transmission line construction.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Desired: PMP Certification.

Primary Location: Texas-Woodlands

Job Function :Professional

FLSA Status :Professional

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 80905

Travel Percentage :25% to 50%

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Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Project Manager, Engineer, Electrical, Supply Chain Manager, Transmission Line Supervisor, Technology, Engineering, Operations, Energy

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