Career Opportunities

Field Project Manager

Tantalus Systems

Tantalus Systems

St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 1, 2023

About Tantalus Systems (TSX: GRID)

Tantalus is a smart grid technology company that transforms aging one-way grids into future-proofed multi-directional grids that improve the efficiency, reliability and sustainability of public power and electric cooperative utilities and the communities they serve. Our solutions are purpose-built to allow utilities to restore power quickly after major disruptions, adapt to rapidly shifting consumer expectations and population shifts, innovate new solutions based on the adoption of distributed energy resources and evolve their grid infrastructure at their own pace without needless cost or complexity. All this gives our user community the flexibility they need to get the most value from existing infrastructure investments while planning for future requirements.

Come join us if you’re interested in being part of an entrepreneurial team, solving complex technical problems and delivering innovative solutions that will directly impact the electrification of everything and the decarbonization of our society.

We are headquartered in Burnaby, BC, Canada with commercial headquarters in Raleigh NC.

This role offers a competitive salary plus variable compensation tied to business unit scale objectives. Tantalus offers full health, dental and vision plans, flexible hours, hybrid/remote work styles and vacation.

Learn more at www.tantalus.com.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Director, Project Operations, the Field Project Manager is a member of the Customer Operations team and is responsible for providing oversight of TUNet deployments at customer sites. The Field Project Manager will be the primary point of contact in managing these complex, multi-faceted projects and will be heavily involved in managing customer relationships. This role requires extensive travel (up to 50% of the time).

This position will be based remotely in the United States.

Specifically, the Field Project Manager will:

  • Plan, execute, monitor, and control projects from initiation through to delivery and commissioning
  • Support customers in solving complex problems, as well as provide customer training and technical on-site support
  • Provide leadership to multiple stakeholders to define requirements, establish system design, coordinate deliveries and report to customers
  • Oversee systems integration – specifically, work with customer utilities in integrating TUNet to other utility vendor systems
  • Negotiate, implement, and supervise subcontracts, when required
  • Regularly review and report on project performance to management and other stakeholders

What you Bring:

Education and Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree or advanced certification in Project Management, Operations Management, Engineering (Computer, Electrical or Systems), or other related field
  • 10+ years of experience managing the operation, deployment and/or installation of large, multi-faceted projects in large IT, telemetry, control or communications systems/networks
  • Customer/stakeholder management experience
  • A PMP designation is an preferred
  • Experience in AMI/AMR, RF or Wireless communications is an asset

Personal Attributes Required:

  • A demonstrated aptitude for understanding complex technical communication systems and technology in a short time
  • Attention to detail, deadlines and strong problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently while exercising proactivity, flexibility and good judgement
  • Strong organizational, planning and follow-through skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and balance multiple projects, tasks, stakeholders and remain focused in a fast paced, high volume work environment
  • Ability to manage dynamic external and internal stakeholder relationships
  • Excellent collaborative and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency using MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills