• Project Manager / Senior PM - Industrial Construction

    Category
    Project Management / Director
    Work Location
    US-MI-Detroit
    ID
    2018-1254
  • Overview

    Provide overall administrative and technical direction for one large, complex project or, may direct several small and/or medium size projects through subordinate managers.  Responsibilities to include customer interface, project scoping, estimating, scheduling, procurement, construction oversight, safety oversight, cost and progress monitoring, management and reporting.  Project types include industrial facilities including Automotive, Tier 1 supplier, light and heavy industrial facility construction. 

     

    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 you:

    • Career planning, development & growth
    • Outstanding training programs

    Why choose Walbridge:

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

     

    Responsibilities

    Typical Duties:

     

    • Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.  Includes interfacing with client representatives, A/E representatives, union officials, subcontractors, security, etc.
    • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy. Plan, coordinate and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned project(s).
    • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site Superintendent to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures. Authorize/approve all project personnel transactions (hiring, transfers, wages, etc.), purchase requisitions, change requests, etc.
    • 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 log and documentation files.  Assist with implementation/interpretation of safety programs.  Provide direction to planning, scheduling, and engineering functions as required.
    • Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.) to protect company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with Client.
    • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by regional management.

    Qualifications

    • 4 year engineering degree or equivalent professional training and experience.
    • Extensive (minimum 10 years) experience and knowledge of industrial construction activities, design, finance, and management required. 
    • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.  
    • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities is vital; superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential.  Must be a business-oriented professional.
    • Makes decisions and recommendations which can greatly impact corporate relationship with Client and project profitability.

    EEO/AA Employer M/F/D/V

    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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