Engineering Project Manager - Chicago

Will lead development and execution of hig voltage engineering industrial or utility settings.

  • Lombard, IL
  • $90,000 - $160,000
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A bit about us:

Our client is a leading national provider of technical services to the electric utility, power generation, industrial, renewable and energy industries.

Why join us?

Client provides a competitive compensation and benefits package. The Company provides life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, long term disability insurance and an employee assistance plan at no cost to the employee. Benefit offerings also include a choice of traditional PPO or one of two HDHPs, with corresponding FSA or HSA, dental, vision, supplemental life insurance, short-term disability insurance, critical illness insurance, group accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, a 401(k) with immediate vesting.

Job Details

Project Manager leads the development and execution for high voltage engineering projects in industrial or utility settings, playing a key role in the proposal effort and managing the project through close-out. This role directs coordination between clients and other external entities, driving project planning, budgeting and establishing critical project objectives. Project assignments are expected to be managed independently. Employee may be called upon to perform any or all of the following functions: Participate in the project proposal and bid process in conjunction with the Sales department. Negotiate, approve and execute prime contracts, subcontracts, and change orders. Review, evaluate and implement project specifications, drawing releases and design changes
Communicate project status, risks, schedule and costs to all internal and external stakeholders
Develop, review and approve internal and external project reports including project budgeting, project cash flow forecast, and project status reports. Routinely present project updates to senior management
Lead multi-discipline project team in support of assigned project. Direct and oversee the subcontract bid process and prepare detailed scope of work documents for Supplier and Subcontract contracts. Develop, implement, execute and oversee Prime Contract and Subcontractor invoicing process. . Direct the securing of applicable project permits. Minimum Qualifications / Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering or another related engineering degree is required. Five years of experience in the supervision/management of budgets and work groups is required. Experience in managing high voltage projects is strongly preferred. Demonstrated understanding of substations, substation control and transmission systems is strongly preerred. Understand financial aspects of project controls. Ability to negotiate and influence key decision makers
Technical writing skills with an understanding of business management concepts. Proficient in cost control or project management software such as Microsoft Project and Primavera. Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers. Strong understanding of Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
Travel to project sites as necessary
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Lombard, IL
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$90,000 - $160,000