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Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Pipe Fabrication (Appleton, WI) in Appleton, Wisconsin


Summary: Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated project(s) to ensure that goals or objectives of project(s) are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Other duties may be assigned.

  • Process incoming bid requests from client with assistance from the Business Development and Estimating Departments. Review and prepare estimates based off labor calculations, material pricing and subcontracts. Review Estimating department proposals prior to client submission.

  • Reviews project proposals or plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, and procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.

  • Collaborates with Project Controls to establish budgets.

  • Assembles kick-off meeting to inform all departments involved in schedule.

  • Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project and establishes schedule.

  • Prepares information for vendor subcontracts and coordinates material purchase orders with material procurement. This would involve creating purchase requisitions as well.

  • Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority with project team.

  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.

  • Reviews status reports and modifies schedules or plans as required.

  • Prepares project reports for management, client, or others.

  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.

  • Coordinates project activities with activities of government regulatory or other governmental agencies.

  • Coordinates timely shipments to meet customer’s schedules.

  • Responsible for timely change management and contract changes.

  • Resolves any outstanding issues to ensure prompt payments.

  • Prepares and completes job close out and evaluates best practices for continuous improvement.

Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; works well in group problem solving.

  • Project Management – Develops project plans; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget.

  • Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs; meets commitments.

  • Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Quantity – Completes work in a timely manner.

  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in work environment.


Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four year college or university, or ten (10) years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Office, and be proficient in Excel and Word. Experience with Piping, or structural design platforms, including SpoolFab or Tekla/Tekla EPM is desired.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communications skills.

  • Organized, detail oriented, and very thorough.

  • Experience with ASME and/or AISC fabrication quality programs.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stand; walk, feel, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; and fumes of airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Job Project Management

Primary Location US-WI-Appleton

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Req ID: 224875