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Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: San Antonio, TX, US, 78215

Company: CPS Energy

We are engineers, high line workers, power plant managers, accountants, electricians, project coordinators, risk analysts, customer service operators, community representatives, safety and security specialists, communicators, human resources partners, information technology technicians and much, much more. We are 3,300 people committed to enhancing the lives of the communities we serve.  Together, we are powering the growth and success of our community progress every day!


Deadline to Apply: Open until Filled. 

Pay Grade


Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level


Position Summary

Leads cross functional teams to assure projects and programs are delivered within scope, schedule and budget.  Leads transmission & substation programs, process improvements and selected distribution projects to ensure the successful execution.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Leads the Facility General Routing and Siting process for Transmission & Substation facilities (i.e. meetings with landowners, public open house events, make presentations to Board of Trustees, etc.)
  • Leads transmission & substation programs, process improvements and selected distribution projects to ensure the successful execution.
  • Leads cross functional teams to assure projects and programs are delivered within scope, schedule and budget.
  • Leads process improvement teams related to improving project delivery.
  • Manages schedules, critical paths and their variances in order to complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Manages project risks including those related to compliance with CPS Energy policies and procedures while coordinating the work of various CPS departments, internal resources, external agencies, consultants and contractors.
  • When required, meet with customers, state and local agencies, civic associations, business and community leaders, property owners and attorneys.
  • Read and interpret construction design / contract documents and determine if a contractor will be able to complete projects as stated.
  • Assists with integration of resources and budgets for capital expenditures and coordinate project closeout.
  • Performs various analytical related works as required, such as project budget, costs, and schedule projections.
  • Tracks contract administration and resource scheduling for capital projects.
  • Provides timely notification and resolution of project changes and risks.
  • Reports achievement of financial and operating goals and provide regular progress reports and project updates in accordance with accepted project management best practices and procedures.
  • Participates in EDS Monthly Project Update meetings.
  • Identifies and encourages safe working practices.
  • Participates in and provides input to area budget
  • Makes frequent independent decisions and recommendations that affect the section, department, and/or division
  • Provides input and/or assists with the review and evaluation of lower level personnel
  • Provides project management support to other work areas
  • Leads cross-functional teams, coordinating with other related areas to complete project tasks
  • Performs other project and process improvement initiatives as assigned

Minimum Skills

Minimum Knowledge and Abilities

Relative experience designing, leading or project-managing substation, transmission, distribution, and/or electric utility projects
Ability to apply a broad knowledge of project management methodologies, practices and procedures
Ability to handle a broad range of project management assignments with minimum supervision
Ability to recommend and implement improvements to processes and procedures
Strong people skills, with bias for a collaborative working style
Demonstrated ability to manage project costs, timeline, scope, and risks

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Strong planning and analytical skills; ability to assess complex situations, make decisions and manage projects from start to a positive outcome.
  • Experience in Utility industry
  • Consulting experience


Working with Ambiguity
Serving Customers
Communicates Effectively
Setting a Strategic Vision
Driving for Results

Minimum Education

Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering
Bachelor's Degree in related field from an ABET accredited university

Required Certifications

Working Environment

Work is performed indoors & outdoors. Manual dexterity, talking, hearing, and repetitive motion. Use of computing equipment, telephone, & printer/copier. Ability to travel to and from business related events. After hours work may be required.

Physical Demands

Office Environment

CPS Energy does not discriminate against applicants or employees. CPS Energy is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of its employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfers and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information or any other protected status. CPS Energy will comply with all laws and regulations.

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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