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Project Manager Substations

Company: LaBella Associates
Location: New York
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

If you're passionate about the design and function of the built environment, find beauty in and want to protect the natural environment, and want to work with others that feel the same, join our team! LaBella's multi-disciplinary team of architects, designers, engineers, managers, and environmental scientists work every day to make our world more functional, beautiful, and safe.

LaBella is an employee-owned firm with annual accolades for workplace culture, growth, ethics, and philanthropy. We cultivate each employee's growth, expand our expertise, and bring out the best in every client project.

Job Overview
We are currently seeking a Project Manager preferable with a strong focus and background in Substation Projects (Engineering services). The candidate will manage multi-disciplinary teams for the coordination and completion of projects on time and within budget. This role oversees all aspects of projects, including bid process, setting budgets, project staffing, monitoring, and project execution (internal and client meetings, billing, scheduled deliverables, client follow-up, and close-out).


  • Consistently manage multiple projects.
  • Apply standard Project Management methodologies to execute projects in alignment with the Client's Management Systems (QMS, EMS, ISO, etc.), with a focus on risk management, quality deliverables, schedule adherence and regulatory compliance.
  • Plan and manage projects with complicated dependencies, multiple phases, duration of 6 to 24 months and/or moderate complexity or regulatory significance.
  • Lead and direct engineering team meetings providing status, facilitating change controls, and managing resources for projects.
  • Participate and oversee team member review and acceptance of client deliverables ensuring that deliverables meet quality and schedule expectations.
  • Experience in design and construction administration, utility design/engineering and direct management of construction projects in Transmission, Distribution, and Substations is desired.
  • Oversee the planning of work to ensure optimal integration and coordination of both internal and external resources to facilitate timely delivery of services.
  • Interface with various levels of client staff and management from the project team, contractors, engineers, government agencies, and Client representatives. Should be comfortable interfacing with all levels of management.
  • Train/Mentor less experienced staff.
  • Prepare and adapt tools and techniques to facilitate efficient project execution.


    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field
    • An Associate's Degree plus minimum 7 years directly related experience may be considered
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from PMI or the ability to obtain within six months of hire
    • Experience with Quality Management System standards
    • Competencies:

      • Process Driven
      • Self-Motivated
      • Attention to Detail
      • Effective written communicator
      • Effective verbal communicator
      • Dynamic problem solving skills
      • Skilled Delegator
      • Team Contributor
      • Team Motivation
      • Skilled Negotiato

      • 3-7 years of related Project Management experience on Engineering services is desired.
      • Work Environment:

        • This job operates in a professional office environment, multicultural and an inclusive culture. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, and filing cabinets (home office alternate option).
        • Travel:
        • May require periodic site visits
        • Travel

          Salary Range:
          The specific salary offered may be influenced by a variety of factors including but not limited to the candidate's relevant experience, education, and work location.

          Body, mind, and wallet-LaBella's benefits support a holistic approach to your health and wellness, creating the foundation for physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our benefit offerings cover the must-haves (healthcare and retirement), the just-in-cases (insurances and employee assistance programs), and the cherry-on-tops (fitness reimbursements, year-end incentive pay, and tuition assistance). Visit our website for more details on benefits listed below.

          • Flexible Work Schedule
          • Health/Dental Insurance
          • 401k Plan with Employer Match
          • Short & Long Term Disability
          • Profit Sharing
          • Paid Time Off
          • Leadership Development Program
          • Fitness Reimbursement
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • Referral Bonus Program
          • Wellness Program
          • Team Building Events
          • Community Service Events

            Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.

            LaBella is committed to facilitating a culture where diversity, equity, and inclusion are respected, valued, and celebrated by implementing thoughtful, practical, and innovative strategies that support our employees and serve the communities in which we reside. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws.

            LaBella Associates does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiting professionals or agencies, nor do we accept resumes from any source that does not reference a specific, open position. LaBella Associates will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resume submitted by recruiting professionals or agencies that do not have a current placement fee agreement with LaBella Associates. All initial communication with recruiting professionals or agencies must go through human resources.

Keywords: LaBella Associates, New York , Project Manager Substations, Executive , New York, New York

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