Responsible for directing and overseeing the management of the Transmission Line, Substation, Communications, SCADA and Billable/Reimbursable projects for Power System Engineering & Control. Projects begin with estimating and followed by initiation, design, construction, as-builts and project close-out. Projects are generally complex, large scale multi-million dollar projects that can take between 1 to 5 years to complete.
Essential Job Tasks:
Plans, organizes, oversees, directs and administers activities of the Project Management Department which consists of project engineering, financial/budgeting functions, construction management, field inspections, and material coordination. Provides leadership and guidance to a department of 7 professionals. Participates in developing and selecting Transmission Planning’s capital construction budgeted project. Manages capital construction budgets by monitoring and reporting, on a monthly basis, the overall and individual project spending and the projected spending for a given year. Compiles the budgeted information into a spreadsheet and meet monthly with the Director of Power Systems Engineering and Control and the Director of Transmission Planning to discuss the results and strive to meet the budgeted amount. Performs field visits (potential or active construction sites) to view existing conditions, view project construction progress, and to interact with field personnel. Serves on various corporate committees within Santee Cooper, represent Santee Cooper at meetings with other utilities and/or government agencies and provide presentations, oral and/or written on topics related to the Project Management functions.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an EAC/ABET accredited school with twelve years of Project Management or Utility experience in Planning, Design, Operations, Maintenance or Construction. Professional Engineer registration in South Carolina required. Project Management Professional (P.M.P) preferred. Experience in Transmission or Distribution preferred. Five years of supervisory experience preferred.
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