POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director, Project Management, this role will manage internal and/or external projects related to NuScale's Small Modular Reactor Technology. The Project Manager leads a diverse team with various departments to advance the NuScale Small Modular Reactor design, fabrication and deployment. Work will be performed collaboratively with other departments to ensure delivery of project to meet customer requirements and deliver customer value while achieving cost, schedule, quality and other specified targets and objectives. Expected complexity of projects includes: New projects that require detailed planning and identification of interfaces, working across different NuScale departments, slight risk, and moderate commercial value.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage the overall planning and execution of project activities for assigned projects.
Document and maintain the approved baseline, earned value planning and management, and project execution strategy in a Project Management Plan.
Proactively identify and achieve resolution of project problems and anticipated challenges, including escalation of issues within the NuScale organization when necessary.
Provides weekly and monthly status reports to upper management and Program Management Office with a focus on schedule and cost risk mitigations or issue resolution. Present project status at periodic project review meetings, including earned value metrics, variance analysis and other related information. Ensure that assigned projects comply with established policies and procedures including confirming that procurement, statements of work, project execution plans and other appropriate documentation are prepared and maintained.
Coordinate with performing organization management personnel to assign work package managers and qualified resources for project execution.
Provides direction and coordinates all project related activities through project team members. Communicate project objectives to all team members involved. Coordinate with performing organization management personnel to assign work package managers and ensure qualified resources are assigned to project. Train project team members in project requirements including project and work management principles, time reporting, variance analysis, and project controls.
Develop, maintain and control project-specific plans and procedures needed for the efficient execution of the project. Maintain the groups standard of high quality and timely completion of tasks. Support project risk assessment and risk mitigation activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
CORE COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, the individual should demonstrate competencies in performing the essential functions of this position by performing satisfactorily in each of these competencies.
Problem solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and reviews information appropriately. Uses own judgment and acts independently; seeks input from other team members as appropriate for complex or sensitive situations.
Oral/written communication: Listens carefully and speaks clearly and professionally in all situations. Edits work for accuracy and clarity, Is able to create, read and interpret complex written information. Ability to develop strong interpersonal networks within the organization.
Planning/organizing: Prioritizes and plans work activities, organizes personal and project timelines and deadlines, tracks project timelines and deadlines, and uses time efficiently.
Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent interruptions, changes, delays, or unexpected events.
Dependability: Consistently on time and at work, responds to management expectations and solicits feedback to improve performance.
Team Building: Capable of developing strong interpersonal networks and trust within the organization.
Safety Culture: Adheres to the NuScale Safety culture and is expected to model safe behavior and influence peers to meet high standards.
MINIMUM SKILLS, QUALIFICATIONS AND ABILITIES:
Education: A minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management or a related discipline is required.
Experience: Must have a minimum of 5 years' full-time experience in project management or related field dealing with a high degree of complexity and multiple interfaces. Other required experience includes:
Project Management experience in the nuclear industry, energy industry, power plant architect/engineering (A/E), power plant engineering procurement construction (EPC), or US Department of Energy nuclear projects.
In-depth understanding of general management and project management concepts, principles, and theories; as well as schedule logic development, estimating and schedule and cost control.
Demonstrated application of PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge principles and processes.
Demonstrated application of integrated cost and schedule control, or ANSI EIA-748-C Earned Value Management System practices.
Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent certification program completion.
Eligible to work under Department of Energy 10 CFR Part 810.
Quality Assurance: Basic understanding or ability to understand the quality assurance regulations, standards and guidelines of 10 CFR 50 Appendix B, 10 CFR 21, and ASME NQA-1 is preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to understand and communicate clearly using a phone, personal interaction, and computers.
Ability to learn new job functions and comprehend and understand new concepts quickly, and apply them accurately in a rapidly evolving environment.
The employee frequently is required; to sit and stand; walk; bend, use hands to operate office equipment; and reach with hands and arms.
Ability to travel locally and nationally using common forms of transportation.
Disclaimer: Employee(s) must perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation efficiently and accurately without causing significant safety threat to self or others. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all employees in this classification.
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