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Project Manager

Company: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Location: West Palm Beach
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionProject Manager

Location: Hybrid with travel to Dover, DE, Orrville, OH, West Palm, FL offices
This position will play a key role in driving multiple projects. The right candidate will plan, direct, and coordinate activities of designated projects to ensure goals and objectives of the projects are accomplished within prescribed time frames and budgets. The PM must be able to solve a range of straightforward problems using existing procedures with instruction, guidance and direction from others.
Responsible for exhibiting Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's Mission, Vision and Values, regarding external customers, agencies, vendors, internal departments and coworkers.
What you'll be working on...


  • Adheres to and promotes the PMI standards and methods as well as set company policies and procedures; suggests areas for improvement along with possible solutions.
  • Has full ownership of the project outcome and customer satisfaction. Will assume the full responsibilities for the project including risk management, cost, profitability, schedule, forecasting, and team dynamics.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of project materials and reporting to Business Unit and Senior Leadership.
  • Responsible for the identification of the Project Risk Assessment and the implementation of Risk Mitigation Plans.
  • Maintains, Tracks, and Reports on Project Budgets and Regulatory Documentation.
  • Responsible for management of the changing needs and requirements of the overall projects assigned.
  • Responsible for the day to day contact with project team members, contractors, and stakeholders.
  • Monitors all phases of assigned projects and project documentation and record maintenance throughout the project by maintaining all historical data on projects for future use.
  • Assists Managers, Directors, and VP Level Staff with project updates, information gathering, reporting and other portfolio related needs.
  • Responsible for tasking the project team with gathering functional requirements analysis and requirements management activities throughout the entire project timeline.
  • Responsible for major project events such as project planning, kickoff meetings, requirements gathering, statuses, quality assessment, deployment, lessons learned, etc.
  • Facilitates basic communication among Project Managers, Executive Staff, Project Teams, Customers and other stakeholders effectively.
  • Responsible for the creation of Project Plans, Charters, Budgets, Resources, Schedules, and other Projects Documents and Materials the collaboration with Sponsors, SMEs and Stakeholders.
  • Works within the Business Unit to develop, maintain, and govern project practices and policies.
  • Maintains good working relationships with other Business Units; Understands their needs and requirements and works to find ways to add value to the Corporation.
  • Assist with / perform other tasks and duties as assigned.

    Who you are...

    • Bachelor's degree in Business or Technical degree required. Degree from an ABET Accredited engineering program highly preferred.
    • One or more years of experience in managing project activities; Project Management Professional (PMP) similar certification preferred or ability to obtain within 36 months.
    • Experience with Natural Gas, Propane, or Electric facility design and construction projects strongly preferred.
    • Proficient in planning and organizing, group facilitation, resource coordination, strong team orientation, excellent communication skills, relationship building ability/strong partner focus, technology/engineering/development proficiency.
    • Experience in the use of standard software tools such as MS Project, Power Point, Visio, Teams, and all MS Office products.
    • Experience with project/portfolio management tools considered a plus.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and with a team.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload.

      What makes us great...
      At the heart of our Company is a dedication to delivering energy that drives progress. We put people first, work to keep them safe and build trusting relationships.
      Benefits/What's in it for you?

      • Flexible work arrangement
      • Competitive base salary
      • Fantastic opportunities for career growth
      • Cooperative, supportive and empowered team atmosphere
      • Annual bonus and salary increase opportunities
      • Monthly recognition events
      • Endless wellness initiatives and community events
      • Robust and customizable benefit packages-choose what works best with your life. Options include generous 401k, medical, dental and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, compensated volunteer hours and MORE!
      • Paid time off, holidays and a separate bank of sick time!

        Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants with a disability that need assistance applying for a position may email human_resources@chpk.com or Ruth Warner, Director, Human Resources Operations at rwarner@chpk.com.


        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)

Keywords: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Miami , Project Manager, Executive , West Palm Beach, Florida

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