Arizona Public Service Project Manager I in United States


The APS Project Manager I has managerial and technical oversight for the initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closure of assigned business unit projects. Manages multiple projects typically lasting six (6) to eighteen (18) months involving a minimal number of internal stakeholders. Leads teams of five (5) to ten (10) people to accomplish project objectives. Project resources limited to business unit with project budgets typically up to $500,000 and project scopes identified as low complexity as defined within the APS Project Complexity guidelines. May support more senior Project Managers on larger projects. Develops simple execution plans including project plans, budgets and schedule. Tracks and controls project variables.

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

  • Two (2) years related project management experience.

Solid understanding of Project Management principles and methodology. Basic functional/technical knowledge of the business unit's line of business may be preferred or required. PMP certification preferred.

Major Accountabilities 1) Plans, monitors and manages all aspects of multiple, smaller scale projects including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closure in accordance with internal process methodologies. Ensures completion according to project plan (i.e. scope, schedule, budget). May support more senior Project Managers on larger projects.

2) Develops and presents comprehensive project plan to project sponsors and management. Obtains all necessary approvals.

3) Leads or coordinates project planning, resourcing, staffing, progress reporting, people management, and troubleshooting.

4) Monitors performance and recommends schedule changes, cost adjustments or resource additions.

5) Oversees schedules and directs team resources. Ensures that materials, equipment or resources are delivered on time.

6) Ensures project results meet requirements regarding quality, reliability, schedule and cost.

7) Provides timely and accurate information and status updates to project teams, business management, and project sponsors.

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.

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.

Job Title: Project Manager I

Job ID: 20180169

Location: Phoenix

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular