Field Operations Project Manager

CNC Engineering manages the Industry Public Utilities Commission (IPUC) for the City of Industry which is a municipal electric system serving portions of business and residential properties within the city. It was established in 2001 and serves 100+ customers and will soon own and maintain all the street lights within the City of Industry (approximately 2500 lights). In addition they operate and maintain the Industry Metrolink PV-1 Solar facility with the plan to add more solar facilities. In addition CNC Engineering, Inc. provides the day to day engineering and Capital Improvement Project design for the City of Industry.
The Field Operations Project Manager would be responsible for the management of the wide-ranging infrastructure and physical assets of the IPUC and the city, including facilities that support electrical generation, transmission, and distribution systems and streetlight infrastructure, storm drains, sewers, pavement, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, traffic signals and various other publicly owned facilities and infrastructure.  Utilizing a database computerized maintenance management system that the City of Industry has implemented called Cartegraph, the Field Operations Project Manager coordinates and documents work activities performed on the above noted infrastructure. The Field Operations Project Manager would report to the Operations Manager for IPUC related items and the City Engineer for City related items.
Essential functions include:
  • Assign work and coordinate the completion of maintenance and repair projects with vendors, and contractors
  • Use Cartetgraph (training on Cartegraph will be provided) to coordinate and analyze work activities
  • Ensure that maintenance, repair and operations are performed in accordance with approved policies, practices, and safety regulations
  • Research operations cost, review budget expenditures, and develop future budget plans
  • Respond and resolve a variety of complaints from the public and city staff
The following is a list of the projected breakdown of work:
  • Cartegraph Management (10-15% of time)
    • All tasks below would be entered into and logged into Cartegraph for reporting and record keeping purposes. This would be done both in the office on a desktop PC and in the field on an iPad
  • Industry Public Utility Commission (IPUC) Field Work (50% of time)
    • Field check all facilities weekly including street lights, vaults, substation, solar panels, and interconnections
    • Coordinate maintenance contractors:
      • Substation
      • Metrolink Solar
      • Metrolink Chargers
      • Anaheim-Puente and Azusa Ave Interconnection with Edison
      • Street lights IPUC
      • Street lights Purchased from Edison
      • Distribution System
      • Street lights at Expo
      • Industry Hills Interconnection
    • Take appropriate safety training for working in and around an electrical substation and other electrical facilities
    • Street maintenance – Coordinate with LA County or City Contractors – drive the City streets regularly looking for (10-15% of time):
      • Pavement repairs
      • Striping and pavement markings
      • Sidewalk repair
      • Obstructions and hazards in the parkway areas
      • Street trees and parkway trees
      • Guard rails
      • Signage (street name signs and directional arrow signs)
      • Cleaning of parkway drains (periodically and prior to the rainy season)
      • Grade separation pump houses including emergency generators for grade separation pump houses
    • Street lighting and traffic signals (10% of time)
      • Inspection of SCE owned street lights
      • Inspection of and coordination of repair of IPUC and City owned street lights including at Expo Center
      • Inspection and coordination of repair of highway safety lights at traffic signals
      • Coordinate with LA County for traffic signal issues and repairs
    • Water rights reporting at Arnold Reservoir (weekly – 5% of time)
      • When training becomes available, take reporting class
    • Prepare project schedules for all projects as requested (10-15% of time)
      • Use Oracle Primavera or Microsoft Project
    • Maintenance of City owned properties as needed (5% of time)
    • Stormwater Inspections (only if needed depending on other staff availability)
      • Take inspection training course to do stormwater inspections
    • Special City and IPUC Projects (0-5% of time)
    • Safety Program (0-5% of time)
      • Help construction management team coordinate safety training sessions
      • Check with all employees for proper reflective vests and personal protective gear (eye protection, shoes, earplugs, etc)
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