Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Substation, Renewables (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
Our Transmission & Distribution global practice is looking for a Project Manager to help grow our renewable business and manage transmission and substation design projects, ranging from 12-kV to 500-kV. An entrepreneurial spirit and strong leadership abilities are a must.
The Project Manager will manage, direct and coordinate all aspects of work related to greenfield and brownfield projects at collector stations and switching stations and any transmission components. 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 renewable clients and serve as an Account Managers 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.
Assist with 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.
Estimated travel commitment is 25-50%.
Candidates for this position must have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related field from an accredited curriculum.
Minimum of seven years of utility substation or transmission project experience with at least 3 years related project management experience.
Professional Engineering (PE) registration preferred.
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred. Must have ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of industry, government and public contracts on project-related matters.
Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Ability to travel. Valid driver's license required.
In addition, must meet standards to qualify for and maintain the Company's vehicle driving privileges as outlined in the Company's Motor Vehicle Safety Policy.
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Req ID: 211754