Senior Project Manager

Central Maine Power | Augusta, ME, United States

Posted Date 9/11/2023

Long Description

2 open positions

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for coordinating activities
for Distribution programs and 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.


Major Roles and Responsibilities (Scope of work - range of
? Program and project management skills
? Leadership skills
? Works within the Distribution Construction department, 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/program 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

  • 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.
  • Salary Range for this position is dependent on experience ranging from $101,000 to $127,000.


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

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

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

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