Arkansas Electric Cooperative

Project Manager I - Sr.

US-AR-Little Rock
5 months ago(8/9/2017 10:34 AM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Min Pay Rate
USD $72,000.00/Yr.
Max Pay Rate
USD $118,000.00/Yr.


Project Manager – Engineering

Little Rock, AR, USA

Engineering Department / Full Time

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

The Project Manager – Engineering position is responsible for delivering assigned projects, initiated within the Engineering Department, on schedule, within budget, and to the required quality standards to meet stakeholders expectations. We’re looking for someone who can maintain a high degree of situational awareness to meet continually changing system conditions with a fresh and adaptable approach. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.




  • Manages, owns, and is responsible for projects through the phases of Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control, and Close Out
  • Collaborates with other electric utilities, consultant design engineering firms, suppliers and Distribution Cooperative leadership as required
  • Leads cross functional coordination with AECC Planning, Land & Right of Way, Environmental, Engineering Design, Construction, Power Delivery, and IT Departments to ensure projects are delivered as required
  • Develops and manages detailed project schedules and budgets; facilitates effective project status meetings
  • Communicates to all stakeholders in a professional, customer service manner.
  • Deliver consistent, succinct, high quality business presentations, reports, and emails for project status updates
  • Leads Engineering Support project team and oversees procurement activities for project equipment and materials
  • Coordinates and leads continuous improvement of the AECC Project Management program
  • Ensures project management activities are performed with process rigor and a high standard of quality. Proactively intervenes, driving recovery plans and implementing corrective/preventative actions as required.
Supports team building by developing mutual trust and encouraging respect and cooperation among team members



Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in such fields as Engineering, Accounting, Marketing, Business Administration, Finance, etc., plus 3-9 years related experience and/or training, including 3 years related project management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) or ability to obtain within 1 year.


·         2 Retirement Plan Options

·         Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

·         9 Paid holidays

·         Educational assistance

·         Vacation and sick leave accruals

·         Short-term disability

·         Long-term disability

·         Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

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Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.


Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.



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