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Project Manager, Transmission

04/25/2023

Locations Westwood, Massachusetts

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Project Manager, Transmission

04/25/2023

Locations: Westwood, Massachusetts

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here!

Eversource is hiring for a Project Manager, Transmission  to be located in Eastern Massachusetts. The role operates with a high level of independence, manage underground transmission projects in Massachusetts to ensure all phases of approved projects are completed efficiently and within scope, on schedule, and within budget. Work closely with personnel throughout the Eversource Company to engineer, design, site, permit and construct assigned projects. Primary duties  include overall responsibility for the management of all aspects of projects including the coordination of regulatory approvals and interface with regulators and local elected officials and town department managers; managing the development and process for evaluation of bid documents for engineering, design and construction, as well as for the procurement of material and equipment; and ensuring all aspects of the projects are documented and completed in accordance with company policies and all regulations and laws.

Essential Functions: 

  • Individual is assigned traditional projects such as one-for-one equipment replacement projects, transmission facility expansion projects, projects of lower complexity, or assigned to assist in supporting specific project management responsibilities of a larger traditional or major project.

  • Management of project will be monitored by the Manager of Transmission Projects or Manager-Construction and Maintenance Transmission.

  • Assigned projects are multi-discipline in nature, multi stakeholder involvement, and medium to high financial risk exposure profile requiring management reporting communications. 

  • Responsible to take the necessary action to see that the projects are completed efficiently, on time and within the established budget.

  • Works closely with Eversource Energy Delivery personnel, Legal, Regulatory Relations, Purchasing, Communications and all Transmission Business functions to ensure project success.

  • Integrates and manages a cross functional project team to develop appropriate project roles and responsibilities. 

  • In general, manages the planning, engineering, siting/permitting, procurement, construction, commissioning and close out project phases.

  • Manages the team’s development of a comprehensive project plan, schedule, communications plan and establishes the change control methodology.  

  • Manages execution of the project plan and project change control management process.

  • Coordinates the development of a detailed project budget and cash flow.

  • Manages the monthly maintenance and reporting of project scope, budgets and schedules.

  • Manages the development of a comprehensive siting and permitting needs assessment.

  • Manages the development of and participates in the required regulatory siting, permit filings and other regulatory filings.

  • Coordinates environmental assessment and the necessary regulatory approvals (federal, state and local) needed to begin construction.

  • Ensures the timely preparation ISO-NE project submittals.

  • Manages the development and evaluation of bid documents for engineering, design, construction and test procurement of material and support systems.

  • Manages the development of required outage and energization plans.

  • Manages the timely preparation of the long-term outage plan project submittals.

  • Manages project close out in a timely manner to support corporate business goals

  • Provides clear concise and comprehensive reports for management

  • Mentors Associate Project Managers

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and solve problems, analyze data, write effective reports and make presentations. 

  • Possess the ability to cope with deadlines, manage time, set and manage priorities, define roles and responsibilities and make decisions. 

  • Ability to run meetings, motivate others, and interact with others at all levels of the organization. 

  • The ability to schedule, plan and manage numerous complex transmission projects concurrently. 

  • Self-starter with effective communication skills, including active listening, speaking and writing skills.   

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (preferred), Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, equivalent degree will be considered or equivalent experience 

  • Master’s Degree and Project Management class work are desirable                  

Experience:      

  • Minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of related experience required

  • Familiarity with Project Management methodologies is highly desirable         

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The salary range for this position starts at $109,719 and the market rate is $121,910 plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for a fill list of benefits.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Professional Engineer’s (PE) License and formal project management (PMP) certification are highly desirable

  • Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License is required

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.

  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.

  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment which requires sitting, standing and general movement throughout the office area. 

  • Limited travel will be required between office, project sites, and stakeholder locations. 

  • Work will require visiting field construction sites including high voltage substations and utility Rights-of-Way. 

  • Attends to problems in off-hours and for extended periods, if necessary.

#tranajd

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

2

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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Overview

Eversource currently operates more than 4,270 circuit miles of transmission lines, 72,000 pole miles of distribution lines, 578 substations, 449,737 distribution transformers and 11,683 miles of natural gas distribution pipelines across our service territory. As an integral member of our transmission team, you'll work in a dynamic and collaborative environment to identify business opportunities and balance risk-mitigation strategies to drive our growth.

Culture

Our goal is to remain the best energy company in the nation, and to be the first with carbon-neutral operations by 2030.

We will achieve this by valuing the diversity of employees who bring different perspectives to the table. We are committed to :

  • Creating an inclusive workplace where all employees, customers and stakeholders are respected and valued.
  • Leveraging the talent, unique perspectives, cultural and life experiences of every employee to ensure our continued success .
  • Attracting, developing and retaining a diverse workforce that can work together to meet the changing needs of the customers we serve while delivering reliable energy and superior customer service.

About us

We are Eversource

At Eversource, our mission is to safely deliver reliable energy and superior customer service to our electric, natural gas and water customers across New England. We do this ethically, respectfully and honestly to meet the expectations of our customers, regulators and ourselves.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Transmission team member?

Check out the top traits we're looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Customer Focus
  • Team Player
  • Adaptable
  • Detail Oriented
  • Positive

Employee Quotes

Nicole, Siting and
Construction Services
Specialist

Meet Nicole

Mom, community volunteer, and one of our Siting and Construction Services Specialists. On any given day you can find Nicole providing reliability project updates to community leaders and town officials, connecting with local residents and business owners at an open house, or sharing her experience working at Eversource with students at a college career fair. “I'm glad to help the communities we serve,” said Nicole. “It's empowering to be part of a team that's working on projects to improve reliability for our customers while modernizing the grid.”

Alexia, Siting and
Construction Specialist

Meet Alexia

Alexia joined the Eversource team in Massachusetts as a Siting and Construction Specialist at the beginning of the year and she's really hit the ground running. Alexia reviews work the company is doing on Cape Cod and Martha's Vineyard, and partners with other members of the team to develop creative community solutions for our reliability and battery storage projects. She's inspired by the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her encouraging message to young women, “Fight for the things that you care about, but do it in a way that will lead others to join you.”

Julia, Associate
Transmission Development
Program

Meet Julia

“In the Transmission Development Program, I have the opportunity to explore different aspects of the energy industry and the future of this industry. I currently guide project teams through engineering, design, siting, permitting and construction of both substation and line projects. I have the opportunity to understand the process of how energy is bought and sold, and I participate in conversations with customers about construction on transmission lines. Graduating, with a business degree, I never thought I would be working in the energy industry but this program and has given me an understanding and appreciation of the way energy systems work. The people at Eversource Energy are willing and ready to help you develop as a young professional and grow into your career.”

Job Description

Project Manager, Transmission

04/25/2023

Locations: Westwood, Massachusetts

Check out this video and find out why our team loves to work here!

Eversource is hiring for a Project Manager, Transmission  to be located in Eastern Massachusetts. The role operates with a high level of independence, manage underground transmission projects in Massachusetts to ensure all phases of approved projects are completed efficiently and within scope, on schedule, and within budget. Work closely with personnel throughout the Eversource Company to engineer, design, site, permit and construct assigned projects. Primary duties  include overall responsibility for the management of all aspects of projects including the coordination of regulatory approvals and interface with regulators and local elected officials and town department managers; managing the development and process for evaluation of bid documents for engineering, design and construction, as well as for the procurement of material and equipment; and ensuring all aspects of the projects are documented and completed in accordance with company policies and all regulations and laws.

Essential Functions: 

  • Individual is assigned traditional projects such as one-for-one equipment replacement projects, transmission facility expansion projects, projects of lower complexity, or assigned to assist in supporting specific project management responsibilities of a larger traditional or major project.

  • Management of project will be monitored by the Manager of Transmission Projects or Manager-Construction and Maintenance Transmission.

  • Assigned projects are multi-discipline in nature, multi stakeholder involvement, and medium to high financial risk exposure profile requiring management reporting communications. 

  • Responsible to take the necessary action to see that the projects are completed efficiently, on time and within the established budget.

  • Works closely with Eversource Energy Delivery personnel, Legal, Regulatory Relations, Purchasing, Communications and all Transmission Business functions to ensure project success.

  • Integrates and manages a cross functional project team to develop appropriate project roles and responsibilities. 

  • In general, manages the planning, engineering, siting/permitting, procurement, construction, commissioning and close out project phases.

  • Manages the team’s development of a comprehensive project plan, schedule, communications plan and establishes the change control methodology.  

  • Manages execution of the project plan and project change control management process.

  • Coordinates the development of a detailed project budget and cash flow.

  • Manages the monthly maintenance and reporting of project scope, budgets and schedules.

  • Manages the development of a comprehensive siting and permitting needs assessment.

  • Manages the development of and participates in the required regulatory siting, permit filings and other regulatory filings.

  • Coordinates environmental assessment and the necessary regulatory approvals (federal, state and local) needed to begin construction.

  • Ensures the timely preparation ISO-NE project submittals.

  • Manages the development and evaluation of bid documents for engineering, design, construction and test procurement of material and support systems.

  • Manages the development of required outage and energization plans.

  • Manages the timely preparation of the long-term outage plan project submittals.

  • Manages project close out in a timely manner to support corporate business goals

  • Provides clear concise and comprehensive reports for management

  • Mentors Associate Project Managers

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skill:

  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and solve problems, analyze data, write effective reports and make presentations. 

  • Possess the ability to cope with deadlines, manage time, set and manage priorities, define roles and responsibilities and make decisions. 

  • Ability to run meetings, motivate others, and interact with others at all levels of the organization. 

  • The ability to schedule, plan and manage numerous complex transmission projects concurrently. 

  • Self-starter with effective communication skills, including active listening, speaking and writing skills.   

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (preferred), Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, equivalent degree will be considered or equivalent experience 

  • Master’s Degree and Project Management class work are desirable                  

Experience:      

  • Minimum of five (5) to ten (10) years of related experience required

  • Familiarity with Project Management methodologies is highly desirable         

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Eversource offers a competitive total rewards program. The salary range for this position starts at $109,719 and the market rate is $121,910 plus incentive. Salary is commensurate with your experience. Check out the career site for a fill list of benefits.

Licenses & Certifications:

  • Professional Engineer’s (PE) License and formal project management (PMP) certification are highly desirable

  • Valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s License is required

Working Conditions:

  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.

  • Must be available to travel between MA/CT/NH as necessary.

  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment which requires sitting, standing and general movement throughout the office area. 

  • Limited travel will be required between office, project sites, and stakeholder locations. 

  • Work will require visiting field construction sites including high voltage substations and utility Rights-of-Way. 

  • Attends to problems in off-hours and for extended periods, if necessary.

#tranajd

Worker Type:

Regular

Number of Openings:

2

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. 

Apply

Benefits

Eversource employees are committed to providing reliable energy and superior customer service—and that's why we are committed to providing our employees with a highly competitive total rewards package. In addition to wages and salaries, the benefit programs Eversource offers its employees and family members are a significant part of the total rewards.

Healthcare, Wellness & Disability Protection for you and your Family

  • Comprehensive Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision Plans, choose the coverage that is right for you and your family
  • High deductible health plan option, with generous health savings account (HSA), employer contribution, ($500 individual; $1,000 employee +1 or more)
  • Company-paid employee life and accident insurance and options to purchase additional coverage for you and your family
  • An award-winning Wellness Program provides up to $200 annually for employees and spouses to adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles
  • Health and Dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Sick Time, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Plans

Work/Life Balance Benefit Programs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Multi-faceted Behavioral Health Program
  • Care@Work Program (child/elder care), membership/stipend for emergency services
  • Adoption Assistance (eligible employees)
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Student Loan Refinancing & Student Debt Counselling
  • Voluntary benefits platform to access discounted home & auto, identity protection and pet insurance
  • Charity donation gift matching
  • Volunteer hours at local charities with rewards to our Wellness Program
  • Generous time off
  • Business Resource Groups for social connection and career development

Retirement Benefits for a Secure Future

  • 401k: Up to 100% Employer Match on first 3% of employee's contributions
  • K-Vantage: Additional Employer Contribution to the 401k based on age and years of service (2.5% to 6.5%)
  • Med-Vantage HRA: Age 40+, receive annual $1,000 contribution to an HRA for post-employment qualified medical expenses

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