Electrical Engineer Project Manager- Power Resiliency

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 15, 2022
Feb 17, 2022
Employment Status
Full Time

About us:
Target is an iconic brand, a Fortune 50 company and one of America's leading retailers.

Target's distinctive brand love is infused throughout its many physical locations by the Properties teams. We have a direct and positive impact on the real estate, design, construction and maintenance of our stores, distribution centers and headquarters. Are you ready to help strategically grow Target's brand through leading-edge design, development, construction and preservation? Can you effectively balance the efficiencies of a large-design build company with the unique challenges and innovative solutions required by individual sites? Then take your place on one of our Properties teams, and help us make the most of Target's physical footprint both in the U.S. and overseas.

A role in Property Management means the opportunity to maximize the performance and longevity of Target's assets while delivering value, reliability and brand integrity. Leverage and stretch your skills, whether your focus is electrical and plumbing, fire and security, smart buildings, HVAC and refrigeration, waste management and recycling, donations programs, or energy utility expense management. Here, your work will exceed the needs of both Target guests and team members, delivering a holistically positive and pleasing experience, every time they walk through our doors.

As a Lead Program Owner, Electrical Operations, you will lead our Power Resiliency strategy development to help Target ensure seamless store operations during periods of grid instability. You'll define and implement tools and reporting to effectively monitor and measure program outcomes. You will build cross functional relationships with internal and external partners that will be critical to achieving the goals, processes and outcomes set. Partner and communicate with Lead Program Managers, the Stores organization, Property Management Field Teams, Target Construction, Target Technology teams, and Vendor partners as you define and execute on various program goals and initiatives.

You will stay current with industry trends around power and microgrid technologies

In this role, you'll own accountability for capital and operating expenses associated with your programs and perform budget development, expense tracking, analysis and forecasting. In addition, you will partner across the enterprise with teams from distribution and stores to build out documentation for programs to help expedite power resiliency solutions.

Core responsibilities of this job are described within this job description. Job duties may change at any time due to business needs.

About you:
  • Ability to manage projects, set timeliness, multitask, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to use data and experience to detect trends, conduct root cause analysis, identify solutions and resolve issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with experience in public speaking or making presentations
  • Strong interpersonal skills, can develop strong relationships with team members at all levels throughout the organization
  • 4-year degree, preferably Technical/Engineering capacity, or similar equivalent experience - specifically with backup power and microgrid technologies
  • 10+ years' relevant experience
  • Ability to remain flexible and adaptable to change
  • Excellent PC skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Adobe, SharePoint)

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Distribution Center or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.


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