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Project Manager II/ III - Customer Technology

Arizona Public Service (APS)
Phoenix, Arizona 85027
  • Job Code
    20190776
  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

You have high expectations for yourself and your career.

So does APS.

Imagine what we will achieve together.

You could have a powerful future with APS!

 

Arizona Public Service (APS) is Arizona’s largest and longest serving electric utility, providing power for nearly 1.2 million customers in 11 of the state’s 15 counties. Since our founding in 1886, APS has demonstrated a strong commitment to our customers in one of the country’s fastest growing states, earning a reputation for customer satisfaction, shareholder value, operational excellence and business integrity. Our success derives from the creative and dedicated people of our company who demonstrate our core values of accountability, safety, integrity, and trust and respect. At APS, we focus every day on our vision: “Creating a sustainable energy future for Arizona.” We will continue to meet the energy needs of our customers with a solid combination of price and service.

 

Project Manager II/ III - Customer Technology

Job # 20190776 • Phoenix, AZ

 

Customer Technology is an exciting, dynamic area of the company that manages the installation of new technology such as batteries, solar, and advanced inverters.

 

The Project Manager II/III has managerial and technical oversight for the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closure of assigned business unit or cross-functional projects. Manages multiple projects typically lasting six (6) months to two (2) years involving multiple internal departments and/or external stakeholders. Works with leaders to determine team resources and lead multidisciplinary teams of five (5) to ten plus (10+) people.  Manages budgets and project resources across one (1) to two (2) business units. Project budgets typically between $500,000 to $25,000,000 and project scopes identified as medium complexity as defined within the APS Project Complexity guidelines. Develops comprehensive execution plans. Communicates status updates and results to mid-level, inter/intra departmental management and potentially to senior executives, enterprise-wide stakeholders and, at times, external stakeholders.

 

The successful candidate will serve as a PM and Project Control Manager for all projects. They will have the ability to manage complex and sometimes competing priorities is required as the projects are innovative and require multiple stakeholders. This candidate with have background with negotiating contracts with the assistance of APS’s legal team. Acts as the gate keeper for all projects including other projects within the department. This role is responsible for Enterprise Project Management System (EPMS) management for the department and will also focus on electric vehicle chargers.

 

Major Accountabilities

  • Plans, monitors and manages all aspects of moderately scaled projects across one or more departments or business units including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closure in accordance with internal process methodologies. Ensures completion according to project plan (i.e. scope, schedule, budget).
  • Develops and presents comprehensive project plan to project sponsors and management. Obtains all necessary approvals.
  • Leads or coordinates project planning, resourcing, staffing, progress reporting, people management, vendor relationships and troubleshooting.
  • Monitors performance and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions.
  • Oversees schedules and directs team resources. Ensures that materials and equipment are delivered on time.
  • Ensures project results meet requirements regarding quality, reliability, schedule and cost.
  • Provides timely and accurate information and status updates to project teams, business management, project sponsors, and senior management.

 

Project Manager II Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Information Systems or related field OR an equivalent combination of college coursework and experience as a Project Manager or related responsibilities defining and/or managing project scopes, timelines, budgets and delivery equaling four (4) years, and
  • Five (5) years related project management experience.
  • Experience managing multiple small to medium size projects simultaneously. Extensive understanding of project management processes, principles and methodologies. General functional/technical knowledge of the business unit's line of business, practices, and procedures may be preferred or required.
  • Demonstrated leadership, project management and organizational skills. Strong oral and written communication and people management skills.
  • Easily adapts to change and uncertainty.
  • PMP certification strongly recommended.

 

Project Manager III Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Information Systems or related field OR an equivalent combination of college coursework and experience as a Project Manager or related responsibilities defining and/or managing project scopes, timelines, budgets and delivery equaling four (4) years, and
  • Eight (8) years related project management experience.
  • PMP certification required.
  • Experience managing multiple medium to large scale projects simultaneously. Extensive understanding of project management processes, principles and methodologies.
  • Comprehensive functional/technical knowledge of the business unit’s line of business, practices, and procedures may be preferred or required.
  • Strong critical thinking and creativity skills along with the ability to exercise sound judgment by making decisions based on accurate and timely analyses. Able to understand needs and values of stakeholders and team members and apply that understanding to motivate behaviors and results.
  • Experience in directing multi-discipline teams.
  • Demonstrated leadership, project management and organizational skills. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication, negotiation, and people management skills. Adapts to changing environment, shifting priorities and uncertainty.

 

Preference:

  • Microgrid and/or energy technology related experience is highly preferred

 

Export Compliance/EEO

This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, "U.S. Export Control Laws").  Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws.  All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status.  All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors.  For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

 

To Apply:

Candidates interested in this opportunity, please go to: www.aps.com/careers - search job # 20190776

 

Alternate Application Options:

These options are reserved for use by individuals with disabilities. Information received via these options will be routed to specialists who will provide appropriate assistance to these individuals to ensure that their data is entered into the APS online application. These specialists will not have access to existing profiles in the APS online application process and will not be able to provide any application status updates.

 

If you have a condition that hinders your ability to apply online, please choose one of the alternate options to submit your expression of interest in a position with APS: Call us at 602-250-2101

 

Mail Your Resume and Letter of Interest to:

APS

Attn: Talent Acquisition

400 North 5th Street

M.S. 8412

Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

AA/EO Employer by Choice:

Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates (“Pinnacle West”) provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

 

Visit our website today for more information!

www.aps.com

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Posted: 2019-10-09 Expires: 2019-11-23

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