Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Transmission (Orlando) in Orlando, Florida
Wishing you could have an ownership stake in the company you are working for? Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction environmental and consulting services firm. We are a 100% employee-owned company, with regional and project offices nationwide. Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, constructs and manages projects all over the world with one mission in mind -- to make our clients successful.
Our Transmission & Distribution global practice is looking for a Project Manager in our Orlando office to manage transmission line design projects, ranging from 69-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 concurrent projects at overhead and underground transmission line facilities. The Project Manager is 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 client, subcontractors, regulatory agencies and other project stakeholders. Additionally, the Project Manager will assist Account Managers with direct marketing efforts for new and existing clients.
Major responsibilities for the Project Manager will include:
Prepare proposals, assist in presentations, and participate in contract negotiations.
Serve as project point of contact with client regarding efforts such as 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 me
Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field from an accredited program.
Minimum of 7 years of related experience in design engineering, including 3 or more years of experience managing engineering projects. Completion of a master's degree in a related field may be substituted for one year of experience.
Demonstrated success in project management.
Proven ability to develop business and establish relationships with clients.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.
Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.
Ability to handle large volumes of work and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.
Ability to influence, lead and manage change thoughtfully and positively.
Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint).
Strong experience with document control, scheduling, cost control and project management software.
Previous consulting experience preferred.
Professional Registration preferred.
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-FL-Orlando
Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time
Req ID: 225670