Construction Project Manager

Posted 09 May 2023
DisciplineNatural ResourcesOil, Gas & Chemicals

Job description

AXG Contracting is seeking a Construction Project Manager for one of the largest Engineering/Architecture companies in the US and a prominent contributor to US market for electrical designs.

  • The Construction Project Manager will manage, direct and coordinate all aspects of the work related to the engineering, permitting, construction, and commissioning of gas insulated substation, including connection to underground high-voltage and medium-voltage networks. The Construction Project Manager will report directly to the Lead Project Manager and is responsible for cost management, schedule management, and construction coordination of the project, the successful completion of the project within the specified date, and establishing and maintaining a professional and satisfactory relationship with the Owner, subcontractors, regulatory agencies and any other project stakeholders.
  • Provide overall management of the project from engineering, procurement, construction and closeout including environmental, permitting, planning, estimating, engineering, project controls, bid phase services, procurement, constructability reviews, material management, construction management, and closeout.
  • Maintain clear lines of communication and relationships between project site, project office and clients.
  • Maintain clear lines of communication with equipment vendors for delivery, installation, and commissioning of major equipment.
  • Drive project schedules and manage scope.
  • Maintain detailed, accurate project cost forecasts and accruals.
  • Develop and implement project policies and procedures, establish project controls systems and implement the project execution plan.
  • Work closely with the Project Team to confirm deliverables and services are being provided to clients satisfaction.
  • Report regularly to the Lead Project Manager on construction progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts, and any issues requiring home office support.
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • A minimum of 12 years relevant project management experience in the construction industry
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of substation project experience with at least five (5) years related project management experience. Project management experience must include construction phase of project execution. Must have detailed knowledge in gas insulated substations,.
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Access).
  • 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 in the transmission & distribution industry is preferred.
  • A basic understand of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles is required.
  • Must be able to meet the company's driving requirements.
  • This role will be a 6 month contract to hire opportunity with a per diem available to those who qualify

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