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Engineering Projects, Planner and Scheduler

10/18/2022 Locations Manchester-NH; Hooksett-NH
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As the Transmission & Engineering Planner & Scheduler, you will plan, schedule, manage and report on the Transmission Organization: Capital Projects, Maintenance Projects, and Distribution Projects managed by Transmission across the Eversource projects portfolio. You will complete tasks associated with establishing, maintaining, analyzing, and reporting of costs and schedules associated to project activities contained in the overall project schedules.
Responsible for obtaining and providing information as well as implementing recommendations to meet project goals and positively influence project direction. Assist project managers, project team stakeholders and Transmission & Engineering Controls & Contracts in determining department resource solutions for meeting project cost and schedule objectives. Ability to apply project management theories and methodologies and utilize a variety of related project control tools

Essential Functions: 

  • Develop, maintain, analyze, and manage project activities and resources to the level necessary to support project and department requirements and needs
  • Establish, monitor, and report on baselines for cost and schedule
  • Assist in determining internal and external engineering and construction resource solutions for meeting project objectives
  • Identify internal and external engineering and construction resources in the schedule and any constraints on current projects and future demands
  • Communicate project status and resource loading with team members and management
  • Identify and communicate project plan changes and advise team members and management of potential conflicts and solutions
  • Expedite project plan changes and communicate internal and external reallocation of engineering and construction resources to accommodate changes and conflicts
  • Evaluate project forecasts to assure desired results are achieved
  • Develop alternative solutions for resolving potential project resource constraints, schedule conflicts and cost overruns
  • Participate in intra and inter departmental activities to assure adherence to schedule and established guidelines

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Incumbent must possess excellent multi-task, be detail oriented, meet expectations of multiple organizations, and possess the ability to understand goal-driven deliverables.
  • Incumbent must possess the ability to coordinate and implement the necessary actions to ensure that goals and targets are achieved. 
  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles to communicate and collaborate with peers and management toward goal achievement.
  • Project scheduling experience and knowledge of Primavera (5 or better) preferred
  • Ability to use PC desktop applications (e.g. Microsoft Word and Excel).


  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or equivalent is preferred. 

Licenses & Certification:

  • None


  • Minimum file (5) years of planning and scheduling work experience using Primavera P6 preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:         

  • None

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment which requires sitting, standing, and general movement throughout the office area.
  • Repetitive movement of hands and fingers through typing and writing.  Reaching with hands and arms.  Occasional standing, walking, stooping, or bending
  • Travel will be required to Eversource office locations, project sites and contractor locations
  • Must be able to work emergency storm assignments as required.

Mental Aspects:

  • Work includes analyzing implementing and coordinating. This role works in an environment that often requires the performance of multiple simultaneous activities, where deadlines need to be met and work is performed under pressure while involving significant business commitments and results.
  • The individual must possess good communication skills and demonstrate the ability to lead and direct activities of others.

Leadership Behaviors/Competencies:

Set and Communicate Direction and Priorities

  • Participate in the development of company and department goals and objectives into action plans.
  • Ability to communicate company and department goals and priorities
  • Assist in driving the implementation of company and department goals and monitor progress
  •  Communicate, communicate, communicate

Build Trusting Relationships

  • Role model honesty and integrity in all communication and actions
  • Have honest dialogue with your manager and team members


  • Identify stretch goals to continually improve overall performance and contribution
  • Provide open communication to your manager on your development needs
  • Identify the tools, information, training needed to improve performance

Foster Teamwork and Cross-functional Collaboration

  • Identify competing goals and bring them to the attention of your manager
  • Encourage cooperation and identify and bring forward obstacles between functions
  • Be proactive in teambuilding/development processes
  • Encourage collaboration
  • Translating organizational goals into day-to-day work

Create a Diverse, Inclusive Workforce

  • Involve employees/seek input in decision making, on continuous improvement ideas and change
  • Diversify staff, where possible, in hiring/promotions
  • Seek opportunities to utilize diverse suppliers

Lead Change

  • Exhibit a “can-do” attitude to successfully develop and implement changes in strategy, priorities, and work processes
  • Deliver effective, positive communications about change to your team
  • Respond positively to new demands or circumstances
  • Act optimistically to influence others to embrace change

Focus on the Customer

  • Ensure that everyone on the team understands our customer promise and provides superior customer service
  • Be a role model for the team on delivering superior customer service

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EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

VEVRRA Federal Contractor

Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment.  This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location. 

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