RCM Technologies Assistant Project Manager in Allentown, Pennsylvania

Reference # :18-00363Title :Assistant Project ManagerLocation :Allentown, PAPosition Type :ContractExperience Level :5 YearsStart Date / End Date :05/28/2018 / 11/23/2018 Description

RCM Technologies is a leading provider of IT Business Solutions and Professional Engineering Services to over 1,000 clients in the commercial and government sectors. RCM partners with clients to define, implement, and manage a broad range of technologies across multiple platforms, systems, and networks. Our broad geographic presence ensures that a proven and reliable tactical and strategic capability is available and deployable virtually everywhere in North America. RCM Technologies is looking for an Assistant Project Manager, this is a contract position in Allentown, PA.Skills / Experience* 5-10 years of experience in Project Management* Experience in Project Management within the Electric Utility industry* Must be advanced with MS Office Suite/MS Project* Independent, self-motivated, great communication skills** Must be able to meet milestones, evaluate risks, drive issues to closureJob SummaryThis position is responsible for developing and managing contracts with neighboring Transmission Owners (TO), Generator Owners (GO), Industrial Customers, and other outside entities regarding interconnection to our customer's grid. This includes forming interdepartmental team of knowledge experts to acquire scope, cost, and scheduling information. This project management function is to support the successful execution of the planned capital budget work, some of which affects interconnected (TOs), GOs/ IPPs and customers, ensure accurate work scopes/costs/schedules are prepared for the interconnection of IPPs (GOs), and Industrial Customers. This position works closely with stakeholders within various groups within the T&S and Distribution Organization, to deliver high quality scopes, schedules, costs and contracts.Primary Responsibilities

  • Communicate our client's needs with the neighboring TOs, and arrange for agreements when needed.

  • Obtain/develop scope, schedule, and cost for work needed with neighboring TOs by interfacing with internal company departments, including: engineering design, siting, real estate, permitting, operations, Legal (OGC), metering, project management, compliance, distribution planning, regulatory affairs, and system maintenance & engineering.

  • Work with key stake holders and lead development of agreements to support T&S Customer Requests, including IPPs, Method of Supply, Method of Accommodations (MOAs), Relocations, and Pole Attachment Facilities, within established milestones.

  • Work with key stakeholders and lead development of agreements to reflect accurate scope, cost, and schedule information for the attachment facilities required to interconnect the IPP Developer to the client's EU Transmission System, within established milestones. .

  • Work with key stakeholders and lead development of agreements to reflect accurate scope, cost and schedule required for delivery of Method of Supply (MOS) reports and agreements to Key Account Managers for customer requests to interconnect to the client's EU transmission system, within established milestones.

  • Work with key stakeholders and lead development of agreements to reflect accurate scope, cost and schedule required for delivery of Method of Accommodation (MOA) reports to Key Account Managers for transmission customer requests to generate behind-the-meter, within established milestones.

  • Work with key stakeholders and lead development of agreements to reflect accurate scope, cost and schedule required for relocation of existing transmission facilities from property owners or PennDot, within established milestones.

  • Proactively identify, communicate and mitigate project risks; coordinates corrective actions.

  • Support the development and maintenance of Interconnection Affairs support standards and procedures necessary to produce deliverables from the team to support change.

Additional Experience requirementsProject management experience within the electric utility industry.Transmission Planning and/or Generator interconnection experience.Developing Interconnection Agreements.Developing Customer Agreements.RCM Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability or any other basis covered by law. Employment decisions are based solely on qualifications and business need.