Project Delivery Director (US Wind) (1695)
ENGIE North America Inc.
Denver, CO

About $110,000 - $140,000 a year

EducationSkills
At ENGIE North America, innovation and excellence create a platform for growth. We have a range of businesses in the United States and Canada, including clean power generation, cogeneration, and energy storage; retail energy sales; and comprehensive services to help customers run their facilities more efficiently and optimize energy and other resource use and expense. Nearly 100 percent of our power generation portfolio is low carbon or renewable. Globally, ENGIE is the largest independent power producer and energy efficiency services provider in the world, with operations in 70 countries employing 150,000 people, including 1,000 researchers in 11 R&D centers.

We are looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.

The Role: Project Delivery Director (US Wind)

Purpose
At the direction of the Vice President of Project Delivery, the Project Delivery Director will manage activities surrounding the procurement, management, and oversight of both external and internal resources required to construct utility scale wind energy projects. This position must possess the experience and skills required to lead multi-million-dollar infrastructure projects, preferably related to wind energy projects. The position’s work scope will encompass the entire life cycle of a project from earlier stage conceptual design and cost estimating through contractor selection, project construction and commissioning.
The long-term goal of this position is to be the main point of contact for designing, engineering, constructing, and commissioning of commercially operating utility scale wind energy projects.

Location/Department
Denver, CO / Business Development / US Wind

Status
Exempt - Salaried

Essential Job Functions
Possess proven experience developing new and continuously improving existing standard operating procedures, protocols and tools used by ENGIE’s Project Delivery team.
Actively practice, coach and enforce a culture that emphasizes the need to prioritize Health & Safety above all other business priorities for both ENGIE employees and our supplies/subcontractors.
Support efforts surrounding the qualification and selection of balance of plant engineering, procurement and construction (BOP EPC) contractors. Establish key performance indicators to objectively measure contractor performance and identify opportunities for improvement and value creation for both parties.
Establish both estimated and final funding authorization budgets prepared based upon best available information, documented assumptions, and requests for proposals/quotes from major subcontractors/suppliers. Ensure budget data is maintained in a standard format that accounts for all fees, profit, overhead, contingencies, etc. as required by ENGIE guidelines.
Assist with developing a thorough master schedule and project execution plan (PEP) for each project. Use existing resources to lead efforts to ensure portfolio-wide schedules are maintained in an accurate and consistent manner. Proactively communicate through pre-defined channels of communication project schedule changes that positively or negatively impact major project milestones to key internal stakeholders.
Lead initiatives to continuously enhance Project Delivery’s process for qualifying, sourcing and transacting with critical subcontractors and suppliers. This effort will require the position to actively engage ENGIE Procurement, Legal and Technical Services to ensue key stakeholders are engaged in this process improvement effort.
With assistance from ENGIE Legal, interpret and be able to enforce the limits of the terms and conditions established in contracts entered between ENGIE and various selected contractors/vendors used by the Project Delivery team.
Responsible for continuously enhancing the processes, procedures and tools used to ensure an efficient and effective handover of a project constructed by Project Delivery to ENGIE’s Operations business unit. This includes the early stage integration and relationship building between the two business units, and the definition of roles and responsibilities throughout the project’s construction life cycle up to and short after COD.
Assist with the collection of information required to secure project financing. This will include working on behalf of ENGIE’s Legal and Financing teams to resolve due diligence questions or concerns arising during this phase of the project.
Act as a liaison between the Project Manager(s) PM’s and ENGIE Accounting regarding construction project cost accounting matters (i.e., setting up project accounts, review progress billings).
Working with ENGIE Procurement and Risk Management teams, lead effort to obtain ENGIE/Owner required insurance for construction projects (i.e., builders all risk, GL, marine, terrorist).
Interfaces with and act as Project Delivery’s main point of contact when ENGIE work groups conduct internal audits and reviews of the group’s processes, procedures and projects
Change event management; review, comment and assist the PM’s in managing any change orders or potential change orders for the project(s). Ensure documentation and training surrounding this process is developed and maintained.
Periodic submittal review, via Procore; ensure that the contractor is submitting appropriate documentation and record-keeping. Review submittals for general conformance with construction documents and Engie standards.
Periodic RFI review, via Procore; review RFI’s to ensure contractor, design engineer and consultants are providing through and efficient responses, according to Engie standards.
Ensure all permits are secured and project(s) comply with all Federal, State and Local requirements.
Ensure all lien/claim releases are executed with all progress and final payments.
Ensure compliance with all closeout requirements.
Coordinate all post-construction warranty inspections/walk-throughs, and support VP Project Delivery, Legal and Procurement with resolving warranty issues.

Qualifications

Requirements

Proficiency in Microsoft Project Schedule, Word and Excel
High level of proficiency in both written and verbal communications, and formal/informal leadership training.
Must be able to lead and motivate various stakeholders to achieve a common goal.
Working knowledge of large-scale electric systems, standard civil engineering practices, and construction related Health & Safety best practices and regulatory requirements.
Strong analytical skills and the ability to process and organize multi-faceted problem sets to determine constraints, risks and the likely outcome of a desired result.
Self-motivated, highly organized, and detail oriented.
Capable of managing multiple tasks or assignments simultaneously and efficiently without direct supervision.
Extensive travel required (up to 50-75%)

Essential Physical Abilities

Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally.
Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy.
Ability to use personal computer, calculator, etc.
Could involve some lifting.

Education/Experience

Minimum 10 years’ related experience
Minimum 5 years’ experience managing or coordinating the construction of electric power generation facilities, preferable wind energy facilities.
Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent experience
PMP Certification required
Demonstrated increased levels of leadership responsibility throughout career
Proven experience leading multi-faceted projects involving multiple stakeholder striving to achieve a common outcome on schedule and within established budget constraints.
Skilled in budget preparation and management along with project scheduling, scenario planning and contingency forecasting and recovery planning.

Working Environment
Work environment characteristics 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

For this role you must have authorization to work in the United States. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

This job advertisement is supported by the ENGIE Talent Acquisition team. Agency involvement is not required. All related inquires must be done to the Talent Acquisition team, not direct to ENGIE North America Managers.

Job
: Business development / Project development
Primary Location
: North America-United States-Colorado-Denver
Organization
: Corporate Functions
Schedule
: Full-time
Nature of Responsibility
: Senior Manager / Senior Expert
Job Posting
: Nov 4, 2019, 10:55:28 PM