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Sr Technical Program Manager, Electrical IOQ

CategoryProject/Program/Product Management--Technical
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
At Amazon, we believe that Every Day is still Day One! We're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven people.

Amazon's Reliability, Maintenance, and Engineering organization (RME) is hiring for a base-building maintenance (BBM) Senior electrical program managers to execute our installation and operational qualification (IOQ) program for Electrical equipment, including lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) placarding and arc flash study coordination for new launches.

The Senior IOQ Electrical Program Manager supports the construction, equipment installation, and launch of new Amazon facilities. In addition to managing LOTO and arc flash study coordination, the successful candidate will also manage the technical program managers who will qualify, audit, test, and tag equipment to ensure that it meets Amazon installation standards. Team work is an absolute must for us to accomplish our goals. You must be able to work within a team while both depending on and driving others to accomplish the end goal for our customers. Field-based IOQ program managers will work with internal groups as well as external suppliers and consultants including utilities, manufacturers, vendors, and contractors. You will work with stakeholders from multiple teams, align priorities and ensure the delivery of key milestones. You must be able to thrive and succeed in a very busy environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. You will clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional and remote teams.
The successful candidate will possess an electrical or controls technology background, coupled with an understanding of project/construction management. This person will be able to undertake the challenges of sophisticated equipment platforms and a demonstrated ability to think broadly and strategically in aligning building equipment with the larger objectives of the business. This role will be geographically based.

Key responsibilities will include:
• Travel up to 50% of the time
• Lead installation and operation quality inspections and equipment commissioning for base-building electrical equipment; drive continuous improvement; develop KPI's and report out on milestones
• Manage the scheduling and performance of electrical inspections, testing, and troubleshooting for given locations, providing progress reports for significant milestones and mitigate conditions affecting project cost or schedule
• Implement LOTO placarding program and coordinate the initial arc flash studies for new launch sites
• Understand, implement, and perform electrical audit safety programs and compliance
• • Support construction and launch execution teams; must be highly self-motivated and customer-centric
• Ensure equipment/parts inventory are procured, received, verified and tracked in CMMS; identify opportunities to improve costs and efficiencies
• Review site design and identify unique requirements for manpower, equipment, or supplies
• Develop facility launch plans and provide guidance and direction for the successful implementation of those plans.
• Provide support for hazard evaluations and risk assessments to comply with applicable OSHA, NFPA, and IEEE requirements or methodologies
• Capture lessons-learned and develop/execute action plans to improve quality or efficiency of new facility launches

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree; preferably in an electrical engineering, controls, or relevant technical discipline
• 10+ years' experience in the electrical or electronic controls/circuitry field.
• Inspect electrical components, including transformers, switch boards, and circuit breakers
• Conduct testing using a range of devices, to identify and report out on electrical issues; troubleshooting
• Review commissioning documentation, one-line diagrams, and/or blueprints
• Ability to understand arc flash studies and audit lock out/tag out (LOTO) placards
• Comply with all safety standards and regulations of the National Electric Code
• Electrical experience within the areas of Greenfield infrastructure building and construction
• Familiarity with state and local building codes and regulations
• Exceptional communication, problem solving, time management
• Ability to work independently and with a team, with little oversight

Preferred Qualifications:
• Master's Degree in engineering, related discipline, or MBA
• NETA certification
• Six Sigma/Project Management certification (PMP or equivalent)
• Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy
• High attention-to-detail including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $122,200 - 160,000/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

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