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Project Manager - Facilities

UGI Utilities, Inc., is a natural gas and electric utility serving over 700,000 customers in Pennsylvania.  The foundation of our success lies in the strength of our 1500 plus employees who serve our customers to ensure the safe and reliable delivery of energy every day.  As a company, we are very community focused and proudly support many community organizations in our service areas.

Job Summary

Manage all aspects of capital renovation and construction projects, of varying sizes, for UGI’s buildings and major building O&M projects when assigned—to help assure that corporate resources are utilized in the most cost-effective and functionally effective manner.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Monitor costs and schedule performance of Buildings and Grounds capital projects and O&M projects to assure that schedule and cost commitments are met.
  • Work with the Buildings and Grounds and Safety staff, as well as, internal customer groups to develop project scopes, and prepare and obtain project authorizations for assigned projects.
  • Prepare documentation (including specifications and drawings) for bid packages for design and/or construction services; prepare requests for proposals; evaluate proposals and prepare purchase recommendations.
  • Provide monitoring and oversight on construction of all assigned projects, assuring that work is performed efficiently, effectively and safely, and that all contract deliverables are received.
  • Coordinate project turnover/occupancy by internal customers, project wrap-up, and all required project reporting to Company management and internal customers.
  • Provide liaison with internal customer groups to identify needs and the optimal way to achieve those needs.
  • Assist in preparing department capital budgets, and provide related input to preparation of the operating budget.
  • Provide support for corporate and department goals as required; participate in teams for departmental planning, improvements, etc. as assigned.
  • Extensive knowledge of buildings systems design, building construction techniques and industry practices.
  • Knowledge of procurement practices and policies, particularly for soliciting and executing agreements for design and construction services.
  • Excellent negotiating and team-building skills; tact; ability to develop consensus agreements from divergent viewpoints.
  • Extensive knowledge of corporate budget processes (capital and expense); knowledge of corporate accounting policies and practices.
  • Excellent written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

 

 

 

Working Conditions

  • A great deal of time is spent in the field on construction sites and in mechanical rooms with extreme temperatures, as well as, machinery noise. In addition, due to the geographical span of Company facilities, this position will require substantial vehicle travel to project sites. For office duties, regular office conditions would exist.

 

Education

  • Minimum 10 years of experience and a HS/Associate Degree OR minimum 7 years of experience with a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering/Architecture or a related technical field.
  • 10-15 years of experience in design and construction, with 5-7 years related to building construction.
  • PMP preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computer applications, including MS Office and project scheduling software (Microsoft Project preferred).

 

UGI Utilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  As such, the Company abides by the requirements of the Executive Order 11246, 41 CFR 60-741.5(a), and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.


Nearest Major Market: Allentown

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