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General Description

The EPC Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of design-build/engineer-procure-construct projects including, but not limited to, management and administration of the prime contract, overseeing the engineering, design, procurement, scheduling, and construction management teams.  This position is responsible for all facets of project execution including, but not limited to, direction and coordination of the field office and management and administration of construction subcontracts and purchase orders.

The Project Manager is responsible for the supervision of all field operations on assigned projects and may, on a temporary basis, be required to perform all aspects of their project management-related duties from the site of the work. 

The Project Manager will oversee the auditing and inspection of work performed by construction subcontractors for compliance to the contract specifications and tests, and audit report preparation.

Duties

  • Manages integrated DB/EPC teams from project inception through completion
  • Provides overall direction and coordination of intermediate and final engineering design and construction activities
  • Administration and management of the prime contract, construction subcontracts, and purchase orders
  • Ensures compliance with customer goals and expectations associated with safety, quality, and environmental stewardship
  • Plans, executes, and provides reporting on overall project performance
  • Works directly with the customer to ensure optimal communication, customer satisfaction, and effective coordination between the project and other activities occurring at the jobsite (i.e. ”Work by Others”)
  • Mitigates and effectively resolves potential disputes
  • Develops and provides oversight to ensure compliance with project-specific health and safety plans and project-specific quality control and quality assurance plans
  • Responds to and/or oversees Requests for Information
  • Performs value engineering and constructability reviews
  • Develops a procurement status report with the engineering design, procurement, scheduling and estimating teams, and defines the segregation of work by subcontract and purchase order packages
  • Develops and/or oversees subcontractor and supplier scope, price, and schedule exhibits for subcontract and purchase order packages
  • Works with procurement teams to coordinate local bidding efforts
  • Procurement oversight of subcontracts and purchase orders
  • Reviews and approves subcontract and purchase order invoices
  • Oversight of subcontractor and purchase order submittals
  • Develops initial project-specific schedules in conjunction with engineering design, scheduling, accounting, and field construction staff
  • Monitors the overall progress of conceptual design, intermediate and final engineering design, and construction activities
  • Administers and manages changes to the prime contract
  • Develops a project-specific Schedule of Values
  • Submits and expedites timely receipt of progress payments
  • Coordinates, prepares, and presents progress, budget forecasting, and schedule management reports on a monthly basis
  • Project close-out and warranty administration
  • Performs post-construction cost review and reporting
  • Ensures optimal relations among project stakeholders (customers, design teams, subcontractors, and suppliers)
  • Trains and mentors junior staff
  • Performs any other duties assigned
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures

Required Experience and Education

  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • Ten (10) years’ experience performing construction, including at least five (5) years’ experience on DB/EPC projects (either as a DB/EPC contractor, or as a general contractor performing as a DB/EPC contractor or part of a DB/EPC team) in the Power Delivery industry
  • Must be well versed in various aspects of engineering design and construction, and contracting methodologies, as well as project planning and management-related tasks and activities including, but not limited to, engineering, estimating, scheduling, bidding, project management and administration and management of prime contracts, preparation and administration of purchase orders and subcontracts, field supervision, budget control, safety, quality assurance, etc.  
  • Thorough knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment used in electrical 230 kV and greater PD work

Preferred Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Science, Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or equivalent
  • OSHA 30 training certification

Skills

  • Strong people relationship management skills
  • Self-starter
  • Strong problem evaluation/solving skills
  • Strong team building skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with the design team
  • Strong understanding of the project design process for projects
  • Strong understanding of integrated EPC process
  • Strong understanding of construction means and methods
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong management and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Estimating software (Sage/Timberline preferred)
  • Scheduling software (Primavera P6 preferred)
  • Project management software
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the power industry
  • Strong knowledge of safety and environmental best practices employed by the power industry
  • Strong knowledge of quality control and quality assurance measures utilized by the power industry

Travel Requirements

  • Travel:  Yes
  • Percent of Time:  Up to 50%

Last Updated: July 27, 2022

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