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Kforce Project Manager - Engineering in Springfield, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client in Springfield, MA that is seeking a Project Manager - Engineering. Hybrid schedule - 1-2 days in office - either Berlin, CT or Westwood, MASummary:In this role, the Project Manager will be regarded as a technical project manager and principally responsible for delivery (scope, schedule and budget) of the operational technology systems that will be primarily focused on Distribution Management System across Client's electric operations control centers. The Project Manager will involve development, tracking and driving project schedule and ensuring successful execution of the project that aligns with enterprise-wide Operational Technology strategy. This role also includes coordinating with numerous internal stakeholders. The Project Manager will also be responsible for leading both Engineering, Operations and IT team members.Essential Functions: * Project Manager will lead Engineering, System Operations and IT technical project team to successful execution of the Distribution Management System project * Manage resources of different disciplines to produce results in a timely manner; Develop efficient project strategies and tactics to successfully allocate resources throughout the project lifecycle * Project Manager will meet with stakeholders and steering committee as needed to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services * Monitors risks, issues and interdependencies that may impact scope, milestone schedule, cost, or solution alignment (e.g. different processes or architectures) * Oversee development of project approval documentation with need statement, scope, description of technical solution, alternatives considered, risks and mitigations, budget and timeline * Project Manager will be required to support Emergency Restoration efforts throughout the Client's service territory * Fully knowledgeable and proficient in all aspects of the project management Body of Knowledge and PMI certification in preferred * Experienced in successfully managing large complex Operational Technology projects with multiple tracks and be able to cite practical examples of this including example deliverables * Experienced with Microsoft Project software as preferred software tool for project management high energy, detail-oriented individual who will demonstrate: high caliber communication, leadership and people skills; Strong organizational skills; and the ability to successfully initiate, track, report and close projects * Able to collaborate and coordinate activities with diverse groups, including stakeholders, sponsors, leads, vendors, other project managers, and technical staff; Possess a strong process orientation including producing high quality documentation artifacts, and a sound working understanding of IT concepts and the IT design & delivery life cycle * Basic understanding of electrical distribution system operations, including but not limited to SCADA systems, EMS, OMS, iTOA, switching and tagging processes, emergency response, electrical connectivity, , distributed energy resources, communication infrastructure (i.e. point-to-point, radio/cellular, fiber, SCADA, etc), technical communications protocols and device interoperability (i.e RTU/RTAC, DNP3, D200/D20MX, JMUX, relays, field device controllers, etc.), operator training * Understanding of existing and cutting-edge electric distribution technology and operations; Must have experience in managing projects in the electric distribution industry Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours

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