InfraSource Project Manager in Lincoln, Nebraska
InfraSource, A Quanta Services Company
At InfraSource, we believe in developing and retaining the best people in the industry and providing the best value services to our customers in the natural gas and electric industries. We take pride in developing the infrastructure of our country by connecting people and resources. As an industry leader over the last 65 years, we have built our reputation as a premier provider of services with a solid track record of performance, integrity, and – above all – a commitment to safety, quality, and our people.
This is an intermediate project manager position. The Project Manager is responsible for planning and overseeing projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget. The Project Manager plans and designates project resources, assist in preparing budgets, monitor progress, and keep stakeholders informed the entire way. Typical tasks include project initiation through project closeout, providing upper management with daily/weekly/monthly status reports, forecasting monthly cost and revenue, maintaining a project-specific Microsoft Projects/P6 schedule, and analyzing project budgets and earned value. The candidate will be working on the project site during the duration of the project. The candidate will have strong critical thinking skills and a LEAN continuous improvement (CI) mindset to drive improvements across the business.
What Do You Offer Us?
Assist with onboarding new employees (when required)
Assist in project office set-up
Create and communicate the project plan: safety orientations, training, etc.
Develop, maintain and update project documentation
Develop and maintain project file system (physical and electronic)
Maintain customer contact to obtain project-specific requirements
Ensure stakeholder notification and buy-in
Estimate costs based on provided estimating tools and or work with others to develop budgets
Full understanding of the project contract
Ensuring Change Orders are documented per the contract
Complete project close-out per company policy
Accruals tracked weekly/monthly and turned in at the end of every week
Scheduling work and crew make-ups on MS Project/P6 for internal and external
Weekly manager and cost per day reports
Review invoices from subcontractors to confirm accuracy and production
Work with Accounts Receivable and Billing Department to make sure all revenue is accounted for and accurate
Forecasting cost scope schedule resources daily/weekly/monthly
End of month explanations for variances to forecast
Work with internal support groups (Finance & Accounting, Billing) to set up projects in the accounting system
Lead enterprise-wide, cross-functional continuous improvement projects
Assist team members using Lean Sigma methodology
Facilitate project identification and completion with champions, process owners, and project teams
Lead detailed process analysis using Lean Sigma tools
Perform the following internal consulting services to the satisfaction of our internal customers: process mapping, value stream mapping, process design, methods development, establishing performance standards/metrics, return on investment analysis, and project management
Stimulate management thinking by tactfully challenging conventional wisdom through demonstration of the application of Lean Sigma methodology
Provide guidance and knowledge to lead the change
Present data and solutions to both internal and external Customers
What We Offer You:
Paid on-the-job technical and professional training
Defined career path for future growth
Competitive wages and industry-leading benefits including Retirement Plan
What is Required?
AA degree and 2 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering preferred
Basic understanding of Natural Gas Industry standards and practices
Ability to interpret field conditions and communicate project requirements
Ability to develop and communicate ideas regarding the project
Ability to apply basic project management concepts, and methodologies
Proficient in MS Office Applications: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project
Proficient in financial practices and principles
Leading through vision and values
Strategic decision making
Ability to work independently on assigned tasks with minimum supervision
Desired: Project Management Certificate from an accredited school or Project Management Institute
This position is subject to the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) drug & alcohol testing regulations as outlined in 49 CFR Part 382 and/or 49 CFR Part 199.