Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Mission Critical Facilities in Chicago, Illinois
Burns & McDonnell is a company made up of more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists, consultants and entrepreneurs with offices across the country and throughout the world. Burns & McDonnell is 100 percent employee-owned and is proud to be on Fortune’s 2020 list of 100 Best Companies to Work For.
Burns & McDonnell has exciting opportunities for Project Managers interested in growing their careers in one of the most fast paced, innovative companies for high tech building design and construction. Project focus would be mission-critical data center projects. This opportunity hires directly into that team and into an industry of more than $17 billion. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our site.
This position will be responsible for managing and coordinating the activities of several engineering disciplines on mission critical projects. It requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria. Specific areas of responsibility include the following, with other duties as assigned by senior management:
Plan, organize and direct engineering projects; including, the overall safety, cost, schedule and quality of assigned projects.
Ensure that the project review process and other quality control guidelines are followed.
Establish project teams, coordinate activities of multiple disciplines, ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.
Executes complex assignments requiring the use of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods.
Develop and evaluate plans for major projects.
May assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient or testing is advisable.
May coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments.
Progressive design and project management responsibilities.
Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members.
Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel.
Some marketing responsibilities.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in engineering or architecture from accredited program. Minimum 7 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience), including 3 years or more project management experience related to the mission critical industry. Demonstrated success in project management.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills. 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 be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Previous consulting experience preferred. Professional Engineer strongly preferred.
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 201228