project management


Project Management

JEA employs strict project management principles, including appropriate communications, until project close-out. Deliverables include equipment specifications, bid specs, contractor management, Factory Acceptance Testing, start-up, testing, and project close-out documents (SOPs, training, Preventative Maintenance plan updates, etc.).

General PM Process

The best practices in any discipline allow for flexibility and adaptability to the practical implementation of the standards. Project Management is no different. While our PMs are firm believers in the Project Management Institute’s PMP Certification, we know how to adapt the guidelines for project-specific needs. At a high level, we follow the generally accepted Process Groups:

Typical Deliverables

The following lists the work product of a typical project. Not all deliverables will be required for all projects, but it demonstrates the benefit that good project management can bring to your capital expenditures.

Initiating Phase
  • Project Charter
  • Stakeholder Register
Planning Phase

Project Management Plan, including:

  • Quality Plan
  • Staffing Plan
  • Communications Plan
  • Risk Management Plan
  • Procurement Plan

Requirements Documents, including:

  • User Requirements
  • Functional Requirements
  • Performance Requirements
  • Project Schedule
  • Detailed Budget
Executing Phase
  • Project Team Directory
  • Project Team Deliverables
  • Commissioning Test Protocols
  • Bid Specifications
  • Vendor Selection Matrix
  • Issue Purchase Orders
  • Status Updates
  • Progress Reports
  • Project Team Meetings
Monitoring and Controlling Phase
  • Factory Acceptance Test
  • Receive Equipment and Services
  • Change Control Review (Approve/Reject)
  • Accept/Reject Commissioning
  • Performance Reports, Metrics
  • Updated Risk Register, Review new Risks
Closing Phase
  • System Acceptance
  • Lessons Learned
  • Operations Support (SOPs)
  • Training Documents
  • User’s Manuals
  • Maintenance Plan Update


Success Stories

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