Senior Project Manager

Central Maine Power | Augusta, ME, United States

Posted Date 9/05/2023

Senior Project Manager

Job Title: Senior Project Manager
Reports to Manager - Regional Operations
Location: Augusta, ME
Salary Range $101,600-$127,000
Work Type: Hybrid


The Senior Project Manager is responsible for coordinating activities for Substation and/or Transmission projects located in Maine, and will manage resource requirements, priorities, investment plans, project execution strategy and internal/ external resource requirements. Projects may originate due to reliability, asset health, system capacity customer or other project need.
Responsibilities include meeting corporate goals for capital investment, managing Construction Work in Progress, and energization of projects. Must manage team performance to maximize the effectiveness of capital budget delivery considering the environment, operating efficiency, regulatory, CWIP and operational needs.
Represents the company in regulatory and public forums. Coordinate activities of project team members including engineers, construction managers, and external contractors. Facilitates the work of external contractors and other internal business areas. Holds contractors accountable for performance. Holds project team members accountable for results. Provides technical and business advice to senior management when required. Responsible for the overall project control and reporting, providing leadership and coordination of the scheduling, cost controlling and reporting processes and functions. Ensure projects are delivered on schedule, within budget and in conformance to quality and engineering standards.


  • Program and project management skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Works within the project unit, managing internal and external project resources.
  • Oversees project budgets, O&M and Capital. Analyzes project performance and initiates actions to control scope, schedule and cost performance. Proactive approach to overseeing work measures progress and takes actions to ensure budgets and deadlines are achieved. Approves project plans, executes contract strategies to undertake work and controls and authorizes expenditures. Initiates actions to ensure compliance with a project management and quality management processes and procedures.
  • Assures that projects are completed within the approved scope, schedule and budget.
  • Informs management and project teams regarding cost and schedule performance variances and corrective action required.
  • Coordinates with other departments, consultants, attorneys, utilities, municipal stakeholders and local permitting agencies, regulatory agencies, government agencies, and major customers. May represent the company and testify in regulatory hearings or at Federal, State, local agency or municipal meetings.
  • Responsible for Project accountability overview, making sure it complies with FERC, NERC and any other applicable regulation.
  • Considers innovative ways to undertake work, promoting automation and efficiencies in day to day work streams
  • Provides recommendations on policies and goals desired and implements new/revised processes and procedures according to established guidelines
  • Responsible for ensuring the risk control system is utilized.
  • Responsible for Risk definition, cost, and the Mitigation Action analysis.
  • Attendance to Executive management meetings, providing and presenting reports and cost-schedule-risk views as required.

Skills and Requirements

Ability to mobilize and motivate team members to deliver projects on time and under budget
Expert in integrating Scheduling IT tools and software: MS Project and/or Primavera with costs and resource requirements.
Expert in risk management and mitigation plans
Expert in utilizing MS Excel for data analysis, budgeting and planning
Ability to use and query SAP
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Public presentation skills and ability to summarize concepts presented accordingly
Results oriented
Understanding of quality assurance processes (QMS, EMS, ISO 9000, ISO 14000) and implement with project structure.
Knowledge of main configuration and general arrangements of networks (substations, overhead lines and underground cable) infrastructures
Supervision of contractors
Proven ability to lead teams and work in a team environment
Team oriented
Experienced in contract negotiations and supplier management
Proven experience obtaining siting permits
Project Management Professional Certification preferred
Bachelor’s degree in engineering with 12 years relevant experience in energy industry required or more than 20 years relevant experience in energy industry required.
MBA preferred.


  • Be a role model
  • Be agile
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Technical Skills

Our Selection Process

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions. This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

Salary101,600.00 - 127,000.00 Annual
Job Type
Management | Utilities

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