Senior Project Manager - ITS Energy Services

Chicago, Illinois
27 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Mobility (MO)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Mobility Management
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 159861
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location IL - Chicago
Required Travel 20%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Mobility Division provides efficient and integrated transportation of people and goods by rail and road - all products, solutions and services regarding mobility are handled by the Mobility Division.

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Job Description
Position Overview:
Siemens ITS is seeking a Project Manager for a multi-million dollar energy efficiency, conservation, and renewable technology project. This role will manage the complete project, including the engineering, procurement and operations team as well as subcontractors and lead the final design, construction and successful implementation of the project.

Reports to the Director of Bid and Project Management  located in Austin, TX

Role and responsibilities:

-The Project Manager is the main point for all external/internal parties who are involved with the project and in charge of delivering the project on time, in quality and within budget.

-The Project Manager provides daily administrative and technical on-site management of the project, oversees and supports the engineering and construction team in project design and development including scope, subcontractor selection, cost estimation, installation, and project scheduling.

-Coordinates with vendors and subcontractors to assure competitive cost, best schedule and delivery for all project-related equipment, supply installations, and construction services.
Manages vendors and subcontractors to ensure quality control and project delivery on time and within budget, while meeting or exceeding customer expectations.

-Provides ongoing project status updates with all parties throughout design, ramp up, implementation and close out.

-Evaluates technologies and equipment; recommend most suitable for each application.
Provides project reports, documentation, technical assistance, support, and collaboration.

-Manages project expenditures and job cost accounting processes: including accuracy, documentation, approvals, payment reporting, and tracking.

-Ensures compliance with company, industry, trade, and jurisdictional safety standards, practices, codes.

-Fosters positive and effective business relationships at all levels and project phases.

Specific tasks include but are not limited to:

• Coordination of all activities and appropriate and efficient handling and utilization of company resources
• Compilation of internal and external project status reports, coordination of project schedules, management of external and internal project meetings, and identification and resolution of technical and commercial issues
• Identification and analysis of systems requirements and definition of project scope, requirements, and deliverables
• Tracking and reporting of team hours and expenses on a regular basis
• Managing internal and external project budgets
• Determination of appropriate revenue recognition
• Overseeing all aspects of the project including Profit and Loss and analyze project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and, utilization
• Compliance with the Siemens PM@Siemens Process and Guidelines

Required Knowledge/Skills/Experience:

• Advanced Degree in Engineering and/or Business
• PMI certification - Preferred
• PM@Siemens certification level PM2 preferred
• 5 years' experience in project management, preferably in the industry (see below)
• Must be able to organize and perform a variety of tasks and meet stringent timelines
• Well versed in project management concepts, practices, and procedures
• Must have detailed knowledge of statistics and the development and tracking of metrics and project KPI's
• Must be self motivated and possess the ability to learn Siemens' processes and applications independently and stay up to date on changes
• Must have the ability to generate revenue by promoting client services
• Must have knowledge of EVMS (Earned Value Management System) methodologies
• Must have knowledge of Lean Six Sigma, DMAIC (Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve and, Control) methodologies
• Must have knowledge of CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) model
• Ability to create and manage project plans within MS Project and/or any other electronic applications as required.

Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable

Minimum 3 years industry experience, i.e. managing ITS projects and/or projects, which involve electrical and mechanical, engineering and/or industrial power construction with focus on complex facility infrastructure construction, renovations, retrofits, upgrades, building controls and automation, energy services, and renewable technology.

Strong communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)

Proficient computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, Project, Power Point, Visio, etc.

U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Resident status required.
May be required to pass security clearance investigation.
May require on-call response and travel.

Key Working Relationships:

Contacts are primarily with immediate manager and others in the group. Sales, Customer Service (Operations Managers and Service Account Managers in particular), Product Life-Cycle Management, R&D, Project Management, Supply Chain management, and  external contact with distributors and/or customers.

Siemens ITS (Intelligent Traffic Solutions)
On highways, down inner city streets, through tunnels and railway crossings. An endless stream of cars, trains, buses. Traffic is a complex, nonstop challenge for major city centers and small communities alike. Coordinating traffic, staying on top of its ebbs and flows, is a complex, demanding task for emergency support personnel, city planners and transportation system operators everywhere.
Reliable network communications are a critical necessity for monitoring and managing increasingly complex transportation infrastructures. Knowing what is happening and where, from tracking buses and trains on their routes, to locating and addressing stalled vehicles, to connecting drivers with important information about road and traffic conditions - effective traffic management demands intelligent transportation systems.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, disability status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision:
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