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Project Manager

Project Manager

Job ID 
# of Openings 
Job Locations 
US-AR-Little Rock
Posted Date 
Min Pay Rate 
USD $57,000.00/Yr.
Max Pay Rate 
USD $100,000.00/Yr.

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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.



·         Manage, own, and be responsible for projects through the phases of Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control, and Close Out.

·         During Initiation, develop an understanding of the business case, discover initial requirements, assumptions, risks, and constraints; identify stakeholders and develop approved charter.

·         In Planning, determine detailed requirements, purchasing requirements, and estimate time, cost, and resources. Determine the critical path/develop schedule, develop budget, perform risk analysis/planning, and create the project management plan.

·         As part of Execution, direct and manage the project activities, perform quality assurance, manage communications and stakeholders, and ensure procurement is executed properly.

·         During Monitor and Control, monitor and evaluate performance (budget, schedule, quality), initiate corrective actions when needed, influence changes/perform change control, update documents/perform configuration management, reassess risks, and monitor procurement activities.

·         Within project Close Out, close out procurement activities (contracts/POs, work orders), update/distribute final drawings, archive documents, conduct lessons learned, and develop close out report.



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.