Project Manager

Location: York, Pennsylvania
Date Posted: 10-05-2016
JOB STATEMENT
The project manager has complete responsibility for executing major contracts awarded to the Company for the original design or redesign and retrofit of equipment or systems.  This includes establishing the basic design concept and seeing that the equipment is supplied and/or installed within budget and on schedule.  The project manager must be able to apply their strong knowledge of contracts and contract law.  An extensive background in large mechanical equipment is preferred including design, manufacturing, installation and operations.  This individual must be skilled at recognizing solutions to customer's problems, selling the solution to the customer and seeing that the solution is installed within budget and schedule.  The project manager must consistently display a high commitment to safety for both personnel and equipment.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
•             Organizes incoming contracts and issues necessary announcements to internal departments on scope, commitments,   budgets and schedules.  Reviews contracts to see that they are in accordance with the proposals and are signed in accordance with company policy.
•             Establishes relationships and open channels of communications with clients.
•             Works with engineering staff to establish the design concepts and approves the final facility planning drawings.
•             Coordinates the engineering work and effects resolution of problems between disciplines.  Reviews drawings, specifications and requisitions for consistency with the contract.
•             Establishes controls on budgets, cash flows, and schedules and monitors it.  Initiates action for deviations.  Reports monthly or more frequently if necessary, on complete contract status including cost projections.
•             Compiles and issues correspondence, including client letters, change orders, invoices, insurance documents, bonds, etc.  Handles all significant customer correspondence
•             Effect resolution of subcontractor, interdepartmental, and client related problems and issues.
•             Participates with Buyer in selection and award of major subcontracts and purchased equipment.
•             Manages and coordinates fieldwork.  Works to minimize field changes.  Sees that proper staffing is maintained.  Sees that all company, governmental and client documentation is prepared accurately and timely.
•             Negotiates contract close out with subcontractors and clients.
•             Encourages safety.  Sees that all company and jobsite rules are followed.
•             Promotes positive company image with clients and vendors.  Aggressively promotes company products and services.
•             Understands potential customer's needs and effectively proposes technical solutions to meet those needs.
•             Performs other miscellaneous duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
•             Bachelor Degree in Engineering or Business, or equivalent experience with 5+ years of project type business experience.
•             Superior project management skills are required. 
•             Must have working experience with engineering, procurement, fabrication, quality control, construction, contracts, commercial terms, and scheduling and cost control. 
•             Good communications skills and the ability to motivate others are required. 
•             This position requires excellent skills in dealing with customers, vendors and other company personnel. 
•             Requires frequent domestic and international travel. 
•             Good selling skills, including public presentations, are essential. 
•             Ability to read drawings. 
•             Able to travel domestically and internationally and be able to stay in remote areas for up to a week at a time.  Must be able to travel by air and drive a car. 
 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
•             Excellent client management and business literacy skills.
•             Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
•             Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•             Develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results.
•             Manage multiple conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment.
•             Work in environment with international objectives.
•             Ability to understand issues domestically and internationally and communicate effectively with clients.
•             Be flexible and available to interact with customers as required
•             Be self directed and motivated.
•             Take initiative to identify and anticipate customer needs and make recommendations for implementation.
•             The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and climb or balance, including long periods of standing during recruitment/job fairs.  Movement through shops and field environments.
 
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