Title: Project Manager
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Term: 6 Months
- Requires extensive knowledge of the principles, standards and techniques of project management used in the design and construction of water/sewer plants, piping industries and associated support facilities.
- Typical projects include, but are not limited to, new/refurbishment of water/sewer/reclaim pipelines, water treatment plants, water reclamation facilities, pump stations and associated facilities and supporting assets. Participation may be required in all or specified aspects of an assigned project including concept development, design, planning, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning, quality assurance and control, environmental impact and safety of employees, contractors and the general public.
- Plans, assigns, schedules, monitors, reviews and leads the work of teams comprised of engineers, consultants, contractors, vendors, schedulers and other associated with assigned projects or project functions.
- Reviews short and long term planning studies, gathers and researches user needs and maintenance and safety concerns and requirements and makes recommendations for operational and planning solutions.
- Generates detailed project scope documents, establishes priorities and work sequences required to achieve project objectives and determines the impact of resequencing work.
- Evaluates and determines appropriate contracting and/or construction methods.
- Reviews and/or prepares Project Request Forms, Request for Quotes and Requests for Proposal and reviews, analyzes and evaluates responses.
- Provides input into the development of contract specifications, makes recommendations regarding construction design standards and contract language and participates in the analysis and awarding of contracts.
- Identifies potential events that could significantly affect project schedule or cost and proposes alternatives to minimize impacts.
- Reviews plans, specifications, special conditions and agreements and provides detailed interpretations of plan specifications, conditions and agreements to others.
- Conducts project scope and kick-off meetings for assigned projects.
- Verifies that all necessary permits and licenses are in place prior to start of construction.
- Performs contract administration for assigned projects or project functions to ensure all work is completed in compliance with contract terms, projects plans and specifications, standards and approved schedules and budgets.
- Creates and/or maintains project schedules, budgets and field reports to enforce budget and schedule controls, track and control cash flow and construction costs and avoid overruns.
- Attends monthly cost and schedule update meetings with Project Controls staff to update the status of assigned projects to include the schedule, project cash flow, identification of issues, etc.
- Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, Construction Technology, Construction Management, Building Construction, or other related field from an accredited university and a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible industrial construction project engineering, project management or related work experience in a major electric or water/wastewater utility or an engineering consulting firm specializing in utility water and wastewater, reclaim water, building operation, project management or construction management; or
Fifteen (15) year combination of education, training and experience as specified above
- Engineering and industrial construction concepts, principles, practices, sequential methods and standards associated with utility projects including concept development, design, planning, procurement, commissioning, quality assurance/control and safety.
- Industrial construction project management including project scheduling.
- Craft and/or trade disciplines, practices, procedures and methods of various contractors involved in a project.
- Contract administration in a complex industrial environment.
- Environmental issues related to construction projects, including mitigation, compensation and enhancement opportunities programs.
- Principles and techniques of safe work practices and safety team concepts.
- Managing major industrial construction projects, including defining scope, planning, structuring, organizing, scheduling, budgeting, tracking cash flow and costs and monitoring project progress.
- Analyzing project documents, developing a thorough understanding of the end performance requirements and writing scope documents.
- Prioritizing and managing multiple projects, project functions and/or tasks simultaneously in a fast-pace environment while completing projects on time and within budget.
- Preparation and/or reviewing Requests for Quotes and Requests for Proposals.
- Selection of appropriate construction methods and correlating material procurement, manpower needs and cost control at each project phase.
- Form project teams and plan, assign, schedule, monitor and review the work of others.
- Lead and train others in performing engineering and construction tasks and activities.
- Coordinate the work of others, including contractors.
- Conduct effective meetings.
- Analyze issues and make effective, sound business decisions.
- Read, comprehend and analyze technical information and translate it to both technical and non-technical colleagues.
- Respond to inquiries from customers and stakeholders.
- Enforce safety rules, encourage safe work practices and correct unsafe working conditions and/or behaviors.
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