Project Manager - Customer Development
Job ID: 1423
Functional Area: Customer Development
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Relocation Provided: No
Location: Wichita, KS
Department: CUSTOMER DEVEL
Internal / External: Internal and External
Experience Required: Not Indicated
Manage natural gas construction projects. Required activities include: requirements gathering, project scoping, customer coordination, design and construction scheduling, construction management, and financial analysis.
Manage all aspects of natural gas construction projects from initiation through meter set to ensure on-time delivery of service. This includes monitoring and communicating the project's deadlines, scope, budget and costs.
Develop scope, schedule and milestones for natural gas construction projects.
Manage development process which includes: reviewing construction plans, running economic evaluations, drafting contract documents, and negotiating gas installation agreements with developers.
Create communication plans for internal and external stakeholders, including but not limited to; developers, engineers, plumbers, site superintendents, city permitting, permitting consultants, internal engineering staff, operations, resource management, right of way, and legal.
Monitor and track progress of natural gas construction projects. Responsible for status updates which includes providing updates to internal and external stakeholders.
Review and communicate scheduling data to ensure project consistency and optimization. Resolve problems and issues, as needed.
Develop, strengthen, and maintain relationships with builders; appliance dealers; heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and plumbing contractors; educators; customers; and others by providing information and assistance regarding company policy and customer development programs.
Provide information and assistance to customers including: plumbing, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning contractors and others involved in the natural gas construction projects.
Participate in civic, community, and professional organizations to promote the use of natural gas by providing leadership, information, and resources.
Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.
Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.
Preferred Associate's Degree construction management, engineering technology, business administration, other related field
Knowledge of gas distribution system infrastructure design and materials, construction methods, and project duration.
Knowledge to interpret engineering construction plans, mechanical drawings, equipment specifications and rate schedules.
Experience with scheduling principles and practices.
Knowledge or training related to:
Gas fired equipment design and operation
Line extension program
Job order preparation (Specified by position)
Pressure request procedures
Experience in use and function of project management software and office equipment including computers and applicable software.
Experience researching and composing reports, studies, cost analyses, contracts, and correspondence.
Experience interacting, advising, and communicating effectively.
Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.
Minimum Applicable driver's license for travel to meet with customers and attend various civic and community functions.
Mobility to travel in and around office and outdoor environments and job sites.
Communicate and/or exchange information; conduct oral presentations.
Visual abilities sufficient to perform job duties. #officeoperations
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