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ITC HOLDINGS CORP. Project Manager (ENG) - 2000000Y in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIESManages multiple concurrent transmission electric system capital improvement projects; manages each project from project initiation through project completion.Responsible for assembling a cross-functional project team for each high-priority project and coordinating the efforts of those project teams.For high-priority projects, leads the project teams to successfully complete projects and meet project objectives on time, within scope and within authorized budget.For high-priority projects, facilitates development of a detailed baseline project schedule to identify the critical path and important milestones.Updates construction dates for assigned projects in the project schedule each month.For high-priority projects, monitors progress towards the schedule by all groups.For high-priority projects, identifies at-risk activities and heads-off schedule delays by addressing issues before they lead to project delays.Facilitates various project meetings (status, coordination, scheduling, lessons learned, etc.), as required, with the project team and stakeholders.Acts as escalation point for project issues, risks and change requests.Manages and resolves any project issues and escalates any concerns to the appropriate level of leadership.Monitors and controls project costs through preparation of monthly cash flow projections, comparison of actual and committed costs to estimated costs and identification of cost variances which require further action to assure project costs do not exceed authorized amounts.Reviews construction contractor quotes and issues a PO requisition to engage a construction contractor for each project.Reviews and approves construction contractor change orders and invoices.Communicates project status, issues and risks to leadership and stakeholders in an effective and timely manner.Works well with personnel from all areas of the company to ensure performance of project objectives.All other duties as assigned.REQUIREMENTSBachelor of Science degree (Engineering strongly preferred) with a minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in project and/or construction management in the electric utility industry. Transmission electric system capital project experience strongly preferred.ORMinimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in project and/or construction management in electric utility construction. Transmission electric system capital project experience strongly preferred.Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) preferredFamiliarity with creating a project schedule. Experience in creating a project schedule using Primavera, Microsoft Project or equivalent scheduling software application preferred.Some experience with identifying alternative solutions and in performing risk assessments.Some experience in coordinating and negotiating with outside vendors or third parties to ensure project deadlines are met.Familiarity with electric utility construction processes preferred.Familiarity with electric substation and line equipment preferred.Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite applicationsFamiliarity using Primavera, Microsoft Project or equivalent scheduling software applications.Possesses effective communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.Ability to work on multiple tasks and/or projects simultaneously.Required to travel on short notice.Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, in a team environment.Equal Opportunity Employerminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity