The Project Manager communicates with clients, vendors, contractors/sub-contractors and third-party service providers. This position focuses on meeting the needs of the project and continuously tracking all phases of a project from inception through completion. This description is an outline and is not intended to list all duties and responsibilities. The Project Manager works under the general supervision of the General Manager
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Overall responsibility for the performance of employees assigned to the Project manager.
- Assists in all stages of project management from contract negotiation to project completion.
- Proficient in understanding and working with various contract types and forms of project execution.
- Ensures constant communication with all project team members to identify potential problems, formulate recommendations and solutions.
- Develops and monitors project schedule and budget, and coordinates in-house and contract project team.
- Ensures that assigned projects are completed within budget and time frame, in compliance with company and client specifications and in accordance with contracts.
- Plans, schedules, reports, evaluates, documents and troubleshoots all aspects of assigned projects.
- Knowledgeable about project management software, codes and processes required by the company, client and federal, state and local agencies.
- Schedules and attends project planning meetings with project participants and client representatives.
- Provides cost estimation, equipment selection, procurement tracking, permitting submittals, construction supervision, plant start-up and project completion.
- Working knowledge of environmental permitting processes and requirements; and in association with others and third parties, may develop detailed environmental permitting plans and participate in permit acquisition.
- A four-year degree in engineering (mechanical, civil, chemical or engineering technology) from an ABET-accredited engineering school or a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis on project management required. A minimum of five years of industry engineering experience is also necessary.
- Professional and positive approach at all times.
- Self-motivated, strong in building relationships both within the company and with the client.
- Inspire confidence with the client about the company’s capabilities.
- Demonstrated team-building and leadership skills, problem solving and critical thinking.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills for intra-company discussions, client, vendor and industry presentations.
- Document project related activities and decisions in writing.
- Anticipate and chart upcoming expenditures and work closely with the accounting group and the client to verify project budget, expenses and confirm costs and man-hours.
- Interact with clients and vendors about project clarification, outlining solutions and documentation of costs and time required for project changes.
- Delegate project-related tasks and follow-up to confirm results.
- Skilled in negotiating with contractors and suppliers for materials and services.
- Managing diverse, simultaneous project requirements of varying complexities.
- Provide oversight and direction for contractors.
- Proficiency in financial software (Excel) and project management tools.
- Make regular, accurate reports to company management and clients.
- With assistance from management, enforce policies and procedures.
- Respond positively to the needs of clients, company management and colleagues.
- Communicate ideas for improvement to company management.
- Strategic thinking
- Problem solving/analysis
- Financial management
- Multiple project management
- Communication proficiency
- Personal effectiveness/credibility
Required Education and Experience
- Bachelor’s degree
- Three years of related experience or equivalent experience in several of the administrative areas and at the highest level of a corporation.