Burns & McDonnell Power Generation Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois
Responsible for the leadership and project management of electrical projects. Knowledge of construction and design aspects of power plants and heavy industrial facilities is required. Provides managerial expertise on contract set-up, organizational management, staffing and client management. Responsible for the direction of project planning, budgeting and establishing critical project objectives. Will direct and coordinate activities of multiple disciplines on projects. Regularly meets and corresponds with clients, contractors, and owner agencies. Initiates and maintains extensive contacts with key individuals of other organizations, requiring skill in persuasion and negotiation of critical issues. Assists in development of strategies and qualification packages for successful pursuits. Will assist in contract negotiations and preparation. Directs coordination with clients and other external contacts.
Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field from an accredited curriculum. Minimum 10 years of experience in the power industry including at least 5 years of experience in the project management of projects. Must have experience in a leadership role in the pursuit and execution of power industry projects. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Previous consulting experience preferred. Professional Engineering license required.
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
About Burns & McDonnell
Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 5,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.
We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.
At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.
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Req ID: 191587