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As Project Manager (Senior Engineer) I/II/III you will manage small, minor and major capital projects from end to end (concept, scope, cost, resources, funding, etc.). Maintaining visibility to the design process and assure adherence to all established key components and project deliverables and directly manage overall project execution including construction and commissioning. You will coordinate with the client as well as various other groups inside and outside of the organization.
Assist in development of pre-project approval documents including project charter, project management plan, project kick start, estimate and milestone schedule creation.
Monitor design progress and deliverables are met in adherence to established project key components.
Receive design details from design team with full understanding of project deliverables to coordinate bid package development and release for construction bidding and field execution.
Select contractors and contracting methods based on engineering ways of working methodology.
Direct and execute installation, construction and commissioning of assigned projects.
Manage adherence to project scope and secure approvals for all changes in projects based on engineering ways of working methodology.
Manage and control project budget providing cost forecasts and cash flow projections through development of project cost and status reports on at least a monthly basis or as requested by project stakeholders.
Provide construction management and plant startup assistance as needed to ensure successful project execution
Evaluate, select and issue contracts for construction firms through bidding and prequalification vetting processes.
All other duties as assigned.
*Level of position determinant upon background and relevant experience.
**Position requires approximately 30% travel.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum):
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
Experience (Years/Type): 3+ years’ experience in a project manager function in industrial manufacturing, military or related environment
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