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Engineering Operations Project Manager (Assoc./Mid Level) Salt Lake City, UT #108593

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Location: SALT LAKE CITY, UT, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Under general supervision of either a department manager, a program manager, or the director of the engineering/operations - project management office, oversees multiple projects. In addition to having responsibility for all aspects of the project over the entire project life (initiate, plan, execute, control, close), is responsible for assembling project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of assigned projects. Must be familiar with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.


The successful candidate will be accountable for all project management responsibilities in the delivery of multiple medium scale capital projects. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the development of detailed project plans, project schedules, design, financials, and project permitting. Responsibilities also include assembling and managing multifunctional matrixed project teams across business platforms.     

•    Manage small scale capital projects or phases of larger projects in accordance with project management processes, policies and guidelines. 
•    Deliver assigned projects within approved scope, budget, schedule, and within company governance. 
•    Develop scopes of work and requests for proposals for external contracts as necessary.
•    Manage the planning, design, and construction of small scale capital projects (e.g., modifications/additions to facilities and infrastructure) under direct supervision. 
•    Develop and manage project schedules and issue regular progress reports. 
•    Establish, track, and control project cost, scope, schedule, and risk. 
•    Provide quality reporting, cost forecasting, schedule/float management, and change control.
•    Participate in negotiations with vendors and contractors regarding work scope changes and ensure that all contract commitments are completed on time per applicable specifications.


In addition, the responsibilities of the Mid Level Project Manager position are:
•    Coordinate the development of conceptual and detailed designs.
•    Develop and execute public involvement plan during the project permitting phase.
•    Interface with external customers throughout the project life cycle.   
•    Establish responsibility for and manage the physical construction.  
•    Coordinate with procurement to solicit external materials and services as required for project deliverables.
•    Manage the bid process and contracts for external engineering and construction services. 
•    Manage construction management team activities in conjunction with field operations.   
•    Interface with department manager to gain necessary approvals and manage risk. 


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or the equivalent combination of education and experience 
•    Three years related professional experience. 
•    Experience or formal education in project cost, schedule, scope controls, forecasting and reporting 
•    Ability to analyze information, form conclusions and provide meaningful solutions
•    Proficient with the use of technical applications, software, and tools
•    Ability to motivate and influence others including skills and experience in team building
•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

In addition, the Requirements of the Mid Level Project Manager position are:
•    Knowledge of financial principles to quantify costs and benefits of projects and to track and maintain project budgets  
•    Experience in the application of Project Management Institute project management techniques or equivalent
•    Experience in managing vendors and contractors regarding work scope changes to ensure that all contract commitments are completed on time per applicable specifications.
•    Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills 
•    Demonstrated business management skills including consulting, customer service, and business acumen 
•    Demonstrated skill in motivating and influencing others as well as skills and experience in team building, and conflict management


  • Five years related professional experience. 
  • Project Management Professional certification by the Project Management Institute
  • Understanding of environmental regulations, National Environmental Protection Act, environmental impact statement, environmental assessment, State Historical Preservation Office, Army Corp of Engineers, etc.
  • Knowledge of the Company’s business, policies, procedures, and practices
  • Experience in the electric utility industry and applicable federal, state and local regulations
  • Working knowledge of SAP in cost tracking and forecasting
  • Working knowledge of Primavera scheduling or other project management software

​​​​​​​Experience in electric utility design and/or construction Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


Additional Information

Req Id: 108593
Company Code: PacifiCorp
Primary Location: SALT LAKE CITY
Department: Rocky Mountain Power
Schedule: FULL TIME
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $72,500-$112,700 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  


It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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