Assistant Project Manager

About the Role

United States of America
North Carolina
Grid Technologies
Business Unit
Grid Solutions
Full / Part time
Experience Level
Experienced Professional

A Snapshot of Your Day

The Assistant Project Manager will assist GIS (gas insulated switch gear) and AIS (air insulated switch gear) projects as part of the execution team. The successful candidate will work closely with engineering, finance, procurement, and construction teams to ensure projects are executed in accordance with the business strategy.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Efficientlly assists and manages projects to maintain Project Schedule, Customer Satisfaction & Financial Responsibilities
  • Assist project management activities including scheduling, budget, risk, change, opportunity, forecast and reoccurring reporting to management. 
  • Profit/Loss responsibility for assigned projects
  • Responsible for creating and sharing project specific lessons learned and eliminating/reducing project NCC’s
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to plan project deliverables, resources, budget, and schedule.
  • Continuous learning of GIS and AIS and general switchgear products
  • Ability to travel as needed, could meet or exceed 30%


What You Bring 

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree Engineering or Business with at least 3 years of experience in Power Systems or Substations
  • Must possess excellent communication, leadership, team building & customer facing skills
  • Experience in process improvement, quality management and managing global teams
  • Basic knowledge of GIS/AIS, BoP, & switchgear products
  • Project Management certifications preferred
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or Engineering Management preferred
  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.

About the Team

Our team of individuals have different skills and backgrounds that will benefit your personal growth. The Substation team by itself is a strong source of knowledge for you to serve in your career development.

The teamwork involved in this job will also allow you to enhance your coaching skills and increase your exposure to a diverse cultural environment with international interactions with Germany, Canada and diverse employees nationalities.

Our Grid Technology division enables a reliable, sustainable, and digital grid. The power grid is the backbone of the energy transition. Siemens Energy offers a leading portfolio and solutions in HVDC transmission, grid stabilization and storage, high voltage switchgears and transformers, and digital grid technology.

Check out this video to learn more about our Grid Technologies business


Who is Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.


Our Commitment to Diversity

Lucky for us, we are not all the same. Through diversity we generate power. We run on inclusion and our combined creative energy is fueled by over 130 nationalities. Siemens Energy celebrates character – no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability. We energize society, all of society, and we do not discriminate based on our differences.



  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Supportive work culture
  • Company paid Health and wellness benefits
  • Paid Time Off and paid holidays
  • 401K savings plan with company match
  • Family building benefits
  • Parental leave




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