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Project Manager

Houston, Texas

Post Date: 10/06/2017 Job ID: 956 Company: KW - Houston

Koontz Wagner - Houston

Project Manager

Summary: Responsible for managing all domestic and international projects by monitoring and following projects from inception through field warranty while ensuring adherence to scope and required codes and standards.


Essential Functions/Key Job Responsibilities:
  • Adapt to dynamic stakeholder relationships; internal and external, and potentially work under pressure in a real-time environment; optimizing the use of time and resources and handle a portfolio of projects simultaneously.
  • Responsible for, and ensures, that the technical and commercial targets for the Project Portfolio are met.
  • Strive your project management model within the organization for best practice, knowledge sharing and successful project execution.
  • Continually improve our project-related processes and execution models to meet our customers’ contractual expectations, improve our financial results and minimize risks.
  • Lead project reviews to drive areas of improvement for products and procedure following standard process.
  • Lead a successful project kick off with team to ensure during the kick off review customer plans and specifications and designs are in compliance with scope
  • Provide customer support which may involve occasional travel to sites for coordination meetings, inspections, technical assistance and project close out activities.
  • Review changes in project requests, Deviations and Field calls, to ensure changes comply with project specifications and code requirements.
  • Manage subcontractors; ensure current contracts, correct pricing, and co-signed equipment arrive timely to maintain job schedule.
  • Ensure project(s) maintain schedule and communicate schedule deviations to customers in a timely manner.
  • Manages job delivery to ensure the profit of the project and risk mitigation.
  • Responsible for profit margin on the project and raise issues as soon as possible. In process reviews and job close reviews responsible. S&OP and prebid reviews.
  • Must be able to forecast estimate to complete and labor and material on projects.
  • Technical Skills:
  • Working knowledge of fabrication processes, shop standards, quality control, costs and materials desired to maximize the effective manufacture of goods.
  • Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in resources allocation, leadership, production methods and the coordination of people and resources.
  • Ability to operate PC with knowledge of Microsoft Office or similar software packages.
  • Ability to use ERP system EPICOR or similar.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, active listening, analytical and research skills.
  • Ability to analyze and organize data and tasks
  • Good negotiation and problem solving skills.

Behavioral Skills:
  • Applies judgment effectively in problem solving; keeps subjective information to a minimum; consults with others to make effective business decisions when necessary; utilizes broad experience and facts when decision time is limited.
  • Fosters and reinforces open communication between peers and across organization; makes clear and concise oral and written estimations; actively listens to what others have to say and restates to ensure understanding.
  • Sets rapport with cross functional teams and peers; builds trust by basing feedback on objective criteria rather than subjective judgment; always follows through on commitments, promises, agreements, and decisions.
  • Ability to problem solve quickly to keep the work flowing smoothly.
  • Ability to motivate, develop and direct people as they work.
  • Ability to apply organizational skills when given a project; ability to handle multiple projects/tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines.
  • Sr. Project Managers must have fundamental knowledge of formal Project Management Methodologies according to Project Management Institute (PMI) and possess a PMI certification.
  • Supervisory Responsibilities: No, but must work as a team leader and influencing others without direct authority.

Education: BS/BA in Business, construction management, engineering . Experience in formal project management and technical environments can be substituted for degree.
Experience:
  • 5-10 years prior experience in manufacturing/construction setting or project environment.


This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of Global Power and subsidiaries are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.

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