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Project Manager

General information

At Hitachi Energy, our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

We are looking for a person to manage the execution of large transformer field service projects in Western Canada.

  • Based in Kelowna, BC

  • Will require the ability to travel within BC customer site visits

Responsibilities:

The Project Manager is accountable for the overall project execution and customer communication.  Responsibilities include:

  • Manage multiple projects

  • Key focus is on driving/achieving safe execution of projects

  • Drive generation and collection of change orders for out of scope work

  • Manage customer interface, from PO handover through engineering design, logistics planning and field service execution

  • Establish, control and manage project budgets and forecast expenses

  • Create detailed project schedules, resource plans, risk assessments and risk mitigation plans to assure smooth project execution and process compliance

  • Prepare proposals and cost estimates for customer projects

  • Promote operational excellence, accountability, and customer focus

  • Participate in monthly project reviews

  • Promote teamwork

  • Promote high integrity, Hitachi Energy ethics and commitment to safety

Qualifications:

  • Familiar with utility substation construction and utility work sites

  • A trade education, college or university diploma/degree in a technical field (electrical, mechanical, etc.)

  • Experience of at least 5 years in transformer service or other relevant substation / transformer experience (i.e. manufacturing, engineering design, factory project management)

  • Sound knowledge of and hands-on experience in substations construction, servicing, maintaining, commissioning and repairing of power Transformers and Power System Equipment.  

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong customer relationship skills

  • Goal-oriented and self-starter attitude

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Experience with relevant planning and scheduling tools

  • Ability to formulate solutions to technical problems, prepare technical quotations and reports

  • Safety minded and proven safe work record

Note that this position is expected to be based at the Hitachi Energy office in Kelowna, BC.  Work from home (up to 40%) will be acceptable.

More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 38,000 people in 90 countries. In fiscal year 2020 we generated business volumes of around $10 billion USD as reported by Hitachi. www.hitachienergy.com

Only selected applicants will be contacted. 

Sede Richmond, British Columbia, Canada
Tipo di lavoro Full time
Esperienza Experienced
Funzione lavorativa Project | Program Management
Contratto Regular
Data di pubblicazione 2024-05-23
Numero di riferimento R0050115

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.