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Flux Resources LLC Project Manager 2 (Engineer) in Vancouver, Washington

About FluxFlux specializes in staffing high-caliber professionals in the A.and.amp;E, IT, and Business Professional industries. With a focus on people and an unwavering commitment to delivering exceptional value, Flux offers a full range of services including staff augmentation, contract-to-hire, direct placement, and payroll services.Project Manager 2 (Engineer)Flux Location:Washington, VancouverDescriptionProject Manager 2 (Engineering)Flux is currently seeking a Project Manager 2 (Engineering) to join our project team onsite with our client in Vancouver, WA..and.nbsp;.and.nbsp; This contract Project Manager position will support the Transmission Transportation Engineering (TELF) organization. This position will provide project management coordination, planning and assistance for small expense, access roads and vegetation (Veg) management projects, working closely with Program Managers, Project Managers (PMs), district Foremen 3s, and Access Road Engineers throughout the Transmission Line .and.amp; Civil Works Engineering (TEL) organization. In addition to the project work, this position will provide budget support for the Veg Management program, working closely with agency subject matter experts (SMEs). Budget support may include monitoring and tracking the program of veg management projects, including liaising between TEL management and executives and veg management engineers and SMEs. Although this is primarily an office position, a small amount of travel to project field sites within the service area of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and some parts of Wyoming and California may be expected.Position Responsibilities include:Support and facilitate manager-assigned project or multiple projects, from beginning to end in.and.nbsp; collaboration with senior management, external industry entities and stakeholders, providing expert guidance on the PMI-based project management methodology, best practices, and internal skill development as requested by and with guidance from the manager, team lead or other personnel with the authority to do so, including:Actively engage with the business to properly understand the business needs, identify dependencies, project expectations, milestones, resources and other initiatives, and assist the manager in deploying the solution.Identify and request necessary subject matter experts needed during the project.Forecast and recommend / request appropriate project resources to fulfill project needs; recommended resource requests must be submitted to, coordinated with and provided by appropriate performance managers.Collaborate with business units and performance managers to resolve resource allocation issues.Facilitate "kick-off" meetings with sponsors, stakeholders, and partners and validate approval/buy in of project plans and commitment of resources.Schedule and facilitate project team meetings and coordinate activities of sub-teams.Recommend an overall roadmap of efforts required to achieve program initiatives and project objectives.Provide recommendations regarding project expectations, approach, roadmaps, work plans, deliverables and goals.Draft project plans, resource strategies and funding estimates required to advance each assigned project / defined effort.Administer project tasks on a daily basis (may include multiple projects) with regard to time, budget, schedule and quality..and.nbsp; Provide updates and findings to manager. Facilitate and monitor/track project budgets (project funding and overall budget). Alert manager of and obtain appropriate authorization for any potential changes to project cost, schedule or performance.Organize, coordinate and facilitate the work of project team(s) and serve as liaison between business and technical aspects of projects, includes recommending project stages and assessing business implicatio