Contingent Upon Award
Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) is one of four power marketing administrations in the Department of Energy (DOE).
WAPA’s mission includes:
- Marketing and delivering reliable, cost-based hydroelectric power, and related services from multi-use water projects within a 15-state region of the central and western United States.
- Operating and maintaining a high-voltage transmission system that carries electricity generated at power plants operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the International Boundary and Water Commission.
- Provides technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned projects, including contract and subcontractor management.
- Supervises assigned staff.
- Develops technical project plans, proposals, reports, and task order and administrative reporting.
- Reviews future project requirements and develops strategies for future work.
- May also perform high-level technical services on assigned tasks.
- Conducts planning and provides recommendations to client on task workload.
- Attends customer meetings and serves as primary client liaison.
- Interacts with vendors, other agencies, and other client staff on behalf of the client.
- Coordinates development of deliverables and products.
- Ensures quality assurance of project deliverables.
- Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
- Participates in special projects as required.
- Work closely with the IMC’s Project Management Office Support (PMO) organization.
- Coordinate with program manager and IMC chief operating officer to ensure that staff use is optimized through cross-territory staffing of projects.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related business or technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.
- 10+ years’ experience as a technical lead or project manager for IT Professional Services in IT Operations and Maintenance.
- Must have the ability to communicate at all levels, verbally and written, as well as be able to conduct meetings and presentations.
- Must possess experience in all phases of project lifecycle as well as authoring and reviewing project documents such as charters, project plans and project transition documents.
- Must be capable of leading and participating in project teams comprised of government and contract personnel.
- Must be able to work independently with little to no oversight.
- Ability to work within a cross-functional, geographically dispersed team environment to complete contractual commitments.
- Ability to accommodate multiple projects.