IT Project Manager

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Type: Contract

Category: Engineering

Job ID: 184852

Date Posted: 02/23/2021

The project manager is responsible for the overall planning, direction, management, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects according to specifications, within budget cost from initiation through completion. The project manager leads joint project teams (jpts), applies professional principles, practices and techniques to manage and control project schedule, cost and performance risk to ensure project is completed within a certain set of restraints (e.g., time, budget, people, quality, materials) and a high level of quality. This role is generally assigned medium size projects, or functions within a larger project. work is primarily achieved by an individual, or through project teams. The project manager is the single point of contact regarding a specific project. Budget responsibility includes the capability to manage project budget over $8 million, or a portfolio of projects that have an aggregate total over $25 million for all active projects assigned. Requires five years utility project manager experience, or equivalent functional area work experience with increasing levels or position responsibility. Requires knowledge of project management techniques, experience to resolve complex problems, and practical experience in project scoping and cost estimating. Requires ability to analyze in-depth technical problems and determine the most cost-effective solution.



Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business management, or technical field, or equivalent education, training and/or related work experience. Must be working toward a project management professional certification as offered by the project management institute.


Certification/License, etc: Project Management Institute (PMI) certification as Project Management Professional (PMP) is desired.


Desired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: For this position, project management qualifications are governed by TVA-SPP-34.018, Project Manager Training and Development. SPP 34.018 covers leadership competencies, such as communication skills, business acumen, problem solving and other related competencies required for project management professionals. Personnel assigned to manage projects must have the skills, ability and experience commensurate with the size and complexity of the project.


This position will start remote through at least June 2021; 8:00 AM-5:00PM ET.   Location: 1101 MARKET STREET CHATTANOOGA TN 37402-2801