Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Distribution Modernization (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
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Our Transmission & Distribution global practice is looking for a Project Manager to join our growinng Distribution Modernization business in our Chicago office. The Project Manager will manage, direct and coordinate all aspects of work related to distribution engineering. The Project Manager is expected to proactively grow client relationships into repeat business and expand service offerings. The Project Manager will be responsible for the profit and loss of individual projects, the successful completion of projects within specified dates, and establishing and maintaining a professional and satisfactory relationship with the Owner, subcontractors, regulatory agencies and other project stakeholders. Additionally, Project Manager will assist in pursuit of new clients and serve as an Account Manager with direct marketing efforts responsibilities.
Major responsibilities for the Project Manager will include:
Prepare proposals, assist in presentations, and participate in contract negotiations.
Leverage existing client relationships, create new client relationships and focus on repeat work within each Account.
Serve as project point of contact with Owner regarding efforts such as client coordination, strategic planning, scope management, and budgeting.
Provide overall management of projects from concept to completion including siting, environmental, permitting, planning, estimating, engineering, right-of-way acquisition, project controls, bid phase services, procurement, constructability reviews, material management, construction management, and closeout.
Develop and monitor project schedules, manage scope, and control project costs.
Own internal project financials (detailed, accurate project cost forecast and accruals), staffing, legal coordination, risk management, change management, and human resource issues.
Serve as primary point of contact with client regarding efforts such as client coordination, strategic planning, master scope management, budget finances, subcontracting, project staffing, environmental compliance, facility support and schedule attainment.
Manage all aspects of project communication.
Develop and implement project policies and procedures, establish project controls systems and implement the project execution plan.
Work closely with the Project Team to ensure deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction and that projects are following internal QA/QC guidelines.
Report regularly on progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring office support.
Travel to client and project locations will be expected.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field from an accredited university.
Minimum of 7 years of progressive Distribution engineering experience, including 3 or more years of experience managing engineering projects. Completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.
Must have experience with the production of pipeline design and construction documents.
Requires knowledge and experience working with codes and standards listed in DOT 49 CFR Parts 192 & 195.
Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.
Demonstrated success in project management.
Proven ability to develop business and establish relationships with clients.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
Previous consulting experience preferred.
Professional Registration preferred.
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 210175
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