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One Gas Manager, Commercial Projects in Austin, Texas

Position Description:

Division-wide, supervise, manage, and/or direct employees performing project management and various technical duties related to strategic growth and customer-related emerging projects. Direct and coordinate all project management for customer related growth and relocation capital projects. Build and maintain relationships with developers, builders, customers and customer prospects requiring pipeline and/or new service installation. Identify, report and monitor key projects for success.

Develop, plan, coordinate, project manage and monitor residential, commercial, industrial customer projects and growth opportunities state-wide.

Develop, plan and manage the state growth initiatives for strategic system growth, territory expansion and acquisitions.

Oversee and growth capital planning.

Work with Operations, Engineering and Resource Management to identify and resolve resource constraints while meeting customer timelines and installation needs. Exercise cost control, determining whether projects are bid, constructed via blanket contractors or local pipeline installation contractors (PIC) for distribution and transmission work. Assist Resource Management in evaluating and selecting awarding of bids.

Manage and direct customer related project management teams. Evaluate emerging opportunities, identifying project sensitivities, resource needs, capital requirements and logistics for service. Develop and maintain programs along with an intake process that emphasizes project detail completeness and enhances project management success.

Manage, expand, improve and direct employees communicating strategic growth programs including but not limited to:

Fuel switching to natural gas and conversion programs

Line extension programs

Gas appliances programs and use of gas-fired equipment

Energy conservation programs

Meter set programs

Develop, implement, and coordinate programs to improve the quality of service provided to customers.

Advise and assist customers, manufacturers, distributors, builders/developers, educators, state and local officials, plumbers, HVAC contractors, vendors, and others regarding gas equipment, company policies and procedures, strategic growth programs, tariffs, unbundling, and deregulation issues.

Represent company through active participation in industry organizations and civic and community activities.

Research, calculate, evaluate and/or prepare information and reports including but not limited to:

Project investment recommendations

Venture opportunity analysis and recommendation

Acquisition opportunity and analysis

Feasibility studies

Appliance costs

Operating costs

Line extension agreements

Customer correspondence


Actively coach, develop and mentor direct reports through the establishment of individual development plans. Develops team plans to drive performance results, enhance overall leadership competencies, business performance and enhance collaboration across work groups.

Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.

Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.Attracts Top Talent

Builds Effective Teams

Financial Acumen

Manages Ambiguity

Plans and Aligns

Position Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree Bachelor's degree in business administration, construction management, engineering, marketing, or other related field with previous experience in project management and/or growth strategy, or an equivalent combination of formal education and the following job-related experience.

Extensive experience and thorough knowledge of functions, policies, and procedures related to relevant functions and programs such as strategic growth initiatives, land development, civil planning, architectural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), and marketing.

Experience in economic and financial modeling, including revenue requirement, NPV, IRR, ROE, and ROI calculations, among others.

Experience monitoring and analyzing needs in residential, commercial, and industrial customer sectors and developing strategies.

Experience in use and function of geographic information system (GIS) software, Dynamics (CRM), Visio, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office and other web based platforms and datasets as applicable to position. Experience in evaluating large datasets and spatial analyses beneficial.

Application of math and algebraic formulas.

Experience and training related to:

Development and growth

Gas-fired equipment design and operation

Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning

Line extension program

Interpersonal/communications skills

Knowledge of operating and customer service field activities as they relate to strategic growth programs.

Experience supervising; working knowledge of personnel policies and procedures.

Experience developing information and making presentations to groups and individuals.

Experience interacting, training, and communicating effectively.

Experience composing and preparing reports, forms, budgets, and correspondence.

Experience reading and interpreting manuals, governmental rules and regulations, forms, contracts, and correspondence.

Experience actively participating in civic, community, and professional organizations.

Experience monitoring and evaluating company policies and procedures and recommending and implementing appropriate changes.

Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.

Applicable driver's license for travel between office locations and to job sites within region.

Physical requirements:

Mobility to travel in and around office surroundings, job sites, and customers' residences; also requires airline travel out of state to meet with customers and attend industry meetings and/or training.

Operate tools and equipment required.

Communication requirements:

Communicate and/or exchange information; conduct oral presentations.

Visual requirements:

Sufficient to perform job duties.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Job ID: 2307

Functional Area: Commercial

Position Type: Full-Time Regular

Relocation Provided: Yes

Location: Austin, TX


Internal / External: Internal and External

Experience Required: Not Indicated