Burns & McDonnell EPC Project Manager - Transmission and Distribution in Houston, Texas

Description

The Project Manager will lead and motivate a team of managers and workers in the day-to-day management of project safety, quality, schedule, cost control, contracts, subcontractors, suppliers, proposals, estimates, documentation turnover, client relations/management, field staff and other duties required to execute Engineer Procure Construct (EPC), Construction Management, Construction, and Program Management projects. The Project Manager oversees a project from inception to completion and may perform the role of EPC Project Manager or Program Manager, as well as support and provide guidance to others performing these roles as required by the specific project. Responsible for overall project execution and successful completion of safe projects on time and within budget. The EPC Project Manager should have experience in the Transmission and Distribution / Electric Power Industry with knowledge of the competitors, suppliers, and subcontractors in that space.

  • Adhere to Burns & McDonnell’s safety programs, training, and policies, as well as promote and manage the Safety & Health performance of project team members and subcontractors.

  • Provides leadership and guidance in multiple facets of projects including safety, quality, engineering, procurement, construction, environmental compliance, project controls, and public/community relations.

  • Develop new and manage existing client relationships while interfacing with the client for proposal and project related items.

  • Develop new and manage existing subcontractor relationships based on previous experience in the T&D / Electric Power Industry.

  • Lead internal and external project risk reviews and consult with the Legal Department as required.

  • Expert in the review, negotiation, approval, and execution of prime contracts, subcontracts, and change orders.

  • Implement the Project Execution Plan, including engineering, procurement, and construction execution, the quality assurance plan, safety & health plan, subcontracting plan, project staffing plan, organization chart, and procurement plan. Includes training of new project team members on the PEP.

  • Analyze, approve, and implement multiple project specifications, drawing releases and design changes.

  • Oversee the training of project teams, coordinate activities of multiple global practices/disciplines, and facilitate the efficient cost-effective utilization of staff while adhering to contractual and performance requirements.

  • Lead and oversee the project plan for site mobilization and demobilization and support Site Manager with implementation.

  • Analyze and communicate project status, risks, schedule and costs to all internal and external stakeholders.

  • Lead and oversee the downstream Request For Proposal (RFP) and bid process and prepare detailed scope of work documents for supplier and subcontractor contracts, including recruiting, prequalifying, evaluating, recommending, and selecting subcontractors, and suppliers. Train new project team members on these processes.

  • Manage downstream contract administration including Request For Information (RFI’s), submittals, change management, contract closeout, and claims mitigation.

  • Analyze and approve internal and external reports including project scheduling, budgeting, cash flow forecast, and project status reports.

  • Present reports to internal and external executive management as required.

  • Manage Prime Contract, subcontractor, and supplier invoicing process.

  • Oversee client, supplier and company commissioning and startup teams.

  • Manage and audit the project documentation and filing systems.

  • Develop, plan and implement process for, and assess that project and subcontractor insurance, taxes/duties, licensures, and bonding are in place per the project requirements.

  • Secure applicable project permits.

  • Perform project safety, quality, progress and financial audits and assessments as required.

  • Lead and present at project and corporate meetings, and ensure generation of meeting minutes.

  • Create and oversee project non-conformance reporting process.

  • Develop plan for and oversee project cost reporting, scheduling, work breakdown structure establishment, project set-up and closeout, and field progress tracking of project activities or program level activities as required. Includes training of new project team members as necessary.

  • Support development of and oversee materials receiving and management process, including inventory control, receiving of goods, storage, and transportation.

  • Work with construction project manager, superintendents, and site manager to verify compliance of subcontractors and client contractors with contract documents, safety & health requirements, quality, and schedule.

  • Manage and communicate financial aspects of projects to executive management, client, and others as required.

  • Develop the plan for, and direct the project turnover documentation, warranty administration, project closeout, and recordkeeping/retention processes and procedure.

  • Develop plan for and manage communication with governmental, industry, and public entities, and community relations on project-related matters.

  • Understand and implement plan to satisfy project permit requirements and regulations.

  • Lead and participate in project planning, scheduling, estimating, cost development, and establishing critical project objectives utilizing knowledge gained in previous T&D / Electric Power Industry experience.

  • Lead and coordinate directly with engineering to establish development and distribution of engineering deliverables per project schedule and requirements.

  • Review daily construction field reports as necessary.

  • Understand and facilitate program-based real estate and ROW acquisitions.

  • Report all employee relations issues and consult with the appropriate Human Resources Representative to resolve issues in a compliant and consistent manner.

  • Provide mentorship as well as formal and informal training of interns, construction coordinators, and assistant construction project managers, construction project managers, engineers, and support services.

  • Provide performance feedback for each project team member to their respective Department Managers.

  • Manage community and building trades relationships as necessary

  • Lead the development and implementation of project labor agreements with building trades as required.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 15 years relevant project management experience in the T&D / Electric Power Industry.

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Construction Management, Engineering, Program Management or a related field.

  • Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

  • Capable of executing projects and achieving company certification as an EPC Project Manager and/or Program Manager.

  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access).

  • Strong experience with document control, scheduling, cost control and project management software is preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational skills.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail.

  • Ability to handle large volumes of work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Multiple years of experience on construction project sites or executing program management in the T&D / Electric Power Industry is preferred.

  • A basic understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is required.

  • Must be able to meet the company's driving requirements.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Project Management

Primary Location US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

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.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 181299

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