• Project Manager - Construction - Power Industry

    Project Management / Director
    Work Location
  • Overview

    From oil and gas to wind energy, Walbridge helps companies in the energy industry complete their construction projects on time and within budget.

    Responsibilities to include customer interface, project scoping, estimating, scheduling, procurement, construction oversight, safety oversight, cost and progress monitoring, management and reporting.  


    The Project Manager, will actively manage crews of self-performing heavy industrial trades such as millwrights, ironworkers and riggers as well as manage and direct subcontractors engaged in heavy industrial and process work.  


    Project types include small to medium industrial related projects including power generation and utility projects and may include storage facilities; automotive facilities, welding and assembly facilities; primary metals and industrial process facilities.


    We want you to join our team.


    Through industry-leading innovation our company has forged a legacy of quality and safety since our founding in 1916.


    “We build living monuments that transcend our time on earth” – John Rakolta Jr. CEO of Walbridge.


    What we offer

    • Cutting-edge technologies, and industry-leading processes
    • A learning culture committed to innovation and improvement
    • Career planning, coaching, development & growth

    Why Walbridge

    • Large organization with award-winning projects, yet small enough for you to make an impact
    • Strong values which are the foundation of our growth for over 100 years
    • International, regional and local recognition for stand-out projects, safety, sustainability, culture, wellness and diversity 


    • Provide overall management direction for self-perform power generation and utility projects ranging from $1 M - $20 M.
    • Implement Company Safety Policies into all aspects of the project
    • Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.
    • Assume appropriate responsibility for financial outcomes of projects, including erosion of profit, cost over-runs, and accuracy of reporting.
    • Assisting in providing knowledge and direction to crews which ensure high standards of quality being performed. 
    • Actively manage crews of self-performing trades
    • Thoroughly understand Owner’s contract requirements and initiate and manage changes accordingly.
    • Includes interfacing with client representatives, A/E representatives, union officials, subcontractors, security, etc.
    • Plan, coordinate and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned project(s).
    • On union projects, may assist in jurisdictional disputes and negotiations as required.
    • Ensure all company, client, and project policies, procedures, standards, etc., are adhered to. Interpret policies as required.
    • Maintain official project logs and documentation files.
    • Assist with implementation/interpretation of safety programs.
    • Provide direction to planning, scheduling, logistics, and engineering functions as required.
    • Possesses ultimate authority on assigned project and reports to the Project Executive. 


    • Bachelor Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent relevant professional experience and training.
    • 10 years supervisory or equivalent experience in power generation and utility projects.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead project teams from contract award to project close-out.  
    • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of construction (technology, equipment, methods); Company policies, procedures and standards; and union jurisdiction, labor agreements, negotiations essential. 
    • Excellent communication, organizational, supervisory and planning skills required.
    • Ability to travel.  Person can travel 100%, does not need to be in Detroit.

    EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

    Walbridge is an equal opportunity employer with a culture that promotes diversity in the workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, status as an individual with a disability, military, or protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning career development, recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits, training, termination, promotions, or any other condition of employment. 


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