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Program Manager Capital Improvements (3259)

Business development / Project development
North America
MAJ00000120 Requisition #


Build and lead the Capital Improvements program to exceed the ENGIE business plan by creating, developing and executing value-add capital projects for Iowa University.


The Program Manager – Capital Improvements is responsible for overall performance of the life cycle and expansion capital improvements program, including engineering design, procurement, construction, financial administration, commissioning and initial operations. You will establishe project objectives, the project plan, budget and schedule.


This role is located in Iowa City, Iowa at the Univeristy of Iowa.   

What you’ll do:
  • Provide leadership, oversight, reporting and support through all phases of project development and execution.  Coordinate and communicate with all project stakeholders, internal and external
  • Obtain mastery in the program assigned and its application in life cycle, expansion, and sustainability projects
  • Liaise with the Cities & Communities Major Partnerships and Campuses organization to seek/provide assistance and cooperation
  • Provide overall direction of project activities including engineering, procurement, construction, financial administration, commissioning and initial operations
  • Administrate contracts to include the development of project specifications, a detailed scope of work and principle contract provisions, working closely with corporate Contracts Management and the Procurement Department in Houston
  • Develop work packages for execution to include: Statement of Scope, Change Management, Performance Testing, QA/QC Requirements, Parts/Tools, Man-hours, Material Procurement, Technical Data Sheets, Drawings/Specifications, Task Procedures and Job Safety Plans
  • Coordinate with the Contracts Manager to frame the RFQs and RFPs to include contract negotiations and changes 
  • Ensure quality and technical execution of work are within schedule and budget through the establishment of milestone dates, budget allocations and control or expenditures
  • Responsible for the integrated performance of the project team, putting in place Health & Safety, Environmental, Quality Assurance and Quality Control plans

What you bring:
  • Bachelor of Science in a technical field from an ABET institution required.  Major in a disciplined Engineering curriculum preferred.  Licensed Professional Engineer or passing of the Fundamental Engineering (FE) exam and/or PMP certification is a plus
  • 7+ years of experience in management of construction, industrial or municipal projects
  • Mastery of problem-solving and root cause analysis skills
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and ensure performance expectations and resultant outcomes are met
  • Sound knowledge of campus and/or district energy systems
  • Experience in developing RFQs/RFPs in industrial construction environments. 
  • Experience in contract execution, management and negotiation of construction, engineering and services contracts
  • Experience in construction projects, working at sites, managing subcontractors, contracts administration and change management
  • Strong presentation and communication skills (verbal and written) to be able to engage with all stakeholders including contractors and government agencies

ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon transition, we’re leading it! Join us as we develop energy that is more renewable, more efficient and more accessible to everyone. 

Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge? 

ENGIE is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.


This job advertisement is supported by the ENGIE Talent Acquisition team. All related inquiries must be communicated through Talent Acquisition and not directed to ENGIE North America Managers. Failure to follow the ENA process may result in nonpayment of agency fees.

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