Project Manager (Building Facilities)

Durham, NC



Under Maintenance Manager -level leadership within the Manufacturing Business Unit (BU) and guidance of the Maintenance Manager, the Project /Program Manager 2 is responsible for the coordination and completion of projects within budget, scope, and schedule requirements. Project will vary across multiple areas of the Manufacturing BU, including new projects & new building development, quality improvements, cost-out initiatives, and efficiency improvements. The Project Manager (PM) will typically manage multiple projects. The PM will collaborate with stakeholders to identify and document project goals and KPI’s/metrics and report on the project status periodically. The PM will also lead the identification and mitigation of risks. The Project Manager will work with various vendors & members of Power Secure to ensure that we execute project objectives.

Essential Functions:

The PM must bring skills and experience in the following areas:

  • Leadership and Communication—Lead and communicate with their teams as well as stakeholders throughout the entire lifecycle of their assigned projects.

  • Organization and Time Management—Organize and delegate tasks across vendors and contractor teams to ensure the successful execution of their assigned projects. Ensure that project costs are controlled at/below budget, and deliverables are completed on time.

  • Problem Solving and Adaptability—Understand how to resolve issues and adapt their projects creatively to avoid off-plan performance.

  • Motivation and Team Management—Ensure stakeholders and team members stay focused and motivated throughout the project’s lifecycle. Lead the resolution of conflicts and drive high-levels of teamwork and collaboration.

    Areas of Responsibility:

Project Planning / Setup:

  • Meet with stakeholders and clarify the specific goals and requirements of each project.

  • Assist in the definition of project goals, needs, and scope, involving all relevant internal stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.

  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.

  • Setup project budgets, cost-tracking, and cost-reporting methods.

  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with management and stakeholders.

  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress.

Project Execution:

  • Ensure top-quality results and success for a project.

  • Document key steps and deliverables in each project using various project management tools.

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and within budget.

  • Ensure all tasks, deliverables, and project materials are delivered promptly and to plan.

  • Manage all resources necessary for project execution.

  • Foster effective communication with stakeholders concerning project status.

  • Plan, monitor, and document tasks throughout the project.

  • Foresee and strategically eliminate blockers and potential risks.

  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques.

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

  • Meet budgetary objectives and adjust project constraints based on financial analysis.

Risk Management / Mitigation:

  • Pull stakeholders together to identify project risks.

  • Formally document risks in a matrix, identifying both the severity and likelihood of each risk.

  • Identify and document risk mitigation tasks. Ensure completion.

  • Escalate un-mitigated or unforeseen risks to management along with recommended corrections.

Project Status Reporting:

  • Measure performance using appropriate project management tools and techniques.

  • Track and report on project performance, informally weekly and formally to leadership monthly.

  • Collaborate with IT team members to set up automatic reporting tools (ERP/IFS, Microsoft PowerBilt, etc.) to increase the visibility of project status and performance.

  • Use Gant charts Power points and other reporting tools.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Engineering, or a related field, or 5+ years of relevant work experience in manufacturing environment.

  • Current PMP Certification or prepared to actively pursue.

  • 3+ Years’ demonstrated Project Management ability in a manufacturing or construction industry.

  • A knowledge of ERP (IFS or SAP preferred) and CAD systems (AutoCAD preferred) Procore & other project tools knowledge is necessary.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Ability to solve difficult coordination problems and provide structure to situations where only limited (or conflicting) information exists.

  • Strong computer software skills, especially Pro Core, Microsoft Office, Project, and Word and Excel.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communications and relationship skills.

  • Demonstrated project and/or program management skills.

  • Ability to balance multiple projects and requirements effectively.

  • High attention to detail and process oriented.

  • Understand the product line and overall business models.

  • Participate as requested in company training events, applicable industry and product related training or certification classes and marketing – industry sector events.

  • Passion to contribute to a fast-growing corporate environment and leading-edge power system design-build firm.

  • Travel as necessary to power secure Manufactuing locations.

    Physical Demands

  • Limited local travel will be required (Less than 25%).

  • Must be able to work in an office environment with a lot of sitting.

  • Must be able to tolerate a full day of computer screen viewing.

    Work Environment

  • Professional office environment.

  • Some walking will be required to monitor projects on the shop floor.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

About Us:

PowerSecure, a Southern Company subsidiary, is a leading provider of innovative energy solutions to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers.

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We invest in high-value and cost-effective benefits for our employees. Our benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage

  • Competitive pay and a matching 401 (k) plan

  • Vacation, Company Holidays, Paid Time Off (PTO- personal and sick days)

  • Flexible spending accounts/Health savings account

  • Wellness Incentive Programs

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

PowerSecure is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. This position is not open to third party recruiters.




  • Bachelors or better

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Operating Company: PowerSecure