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Major Project Manager (HOU 18199) in Houston, TX at Middough Inc.

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

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    Houston, TX
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Job Description

Major Projects Manager

Functional Role Description:
The Major Projects Manager (MPM) is responsible for the overall development, planning and execution of large complex engineering/construction projects or programs of small projects. The MPM provides  leadership, development  of project scope, cost estimating & budgets, planning & scheduling, coordination and control of project resources, consultants, contractors, subcontractors, contractual requirements, project profitability, EH&S compliance and client satisfaction.  The MPM possesses broad knowledge, understanding and experience with the standard engineering/construction project delivery models including DBB, EPCm, EPC, CM or DB.  MPMs provide leadership and organization to the project, demonstrates excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and maintains specific knowledge of planning and scheduling functions and a thorough understanding of contract administration, risk management and health & safety issues.  The MPM serves as the primary point of contact for the client, contractors, subcontractors and other outside consultants concerning the project.

Essential Functions:
  • Sets the priority of Safety as paramount in all planning and execution.
  • In accordance with the Middough Advance Project Procedures (MAPP), leads the proposal development team in defining and establishing the project scope of work, establishing project strategy, setting project budgets, preparing final proposal, securing necessary management reviews & approvals and negotiating final agreements.
  • Upon award, mobilizes the required staff and executes the project in accordance with MAPP and the conformed scope of work and contractual requirements.
  • Plans the project through proactive planning and scheduling exercises and keeps the Project Team posted on deliverable status, two week look ahead schedules, and holds project stakeholders accountable for developing project workarounds and micro level recovery schedules for work that needs attention.
  • Manages meetings with schedules and action items lists.
  • Manages the engineering, project support services and construction group in the completion of defined work scope for a project from contract award to final close out.
  • Manages change in scope/schedule/cost and secures Change Authorizations, as required. Proactively manages internal change authorizations.
  • Supervises the preparation project specification/scopes for subcontractors and major equipment suppliers and negotiates final agreements.
  • Manages project revenue, costs and quality to ensure the profitability and technical performance of the project and develops innovative actions to correct variances to scope, budget and/or schedule.
  • Prepares monthly project reports, and manages work with an action items list.
  • Engages project controls group and develops mutually agreeable Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for the project or program.
  • Exercises cost efficient and innovative approaches in the design to save construction costs and improve productivity.
  • Anticipates, recognizes and identifies key project issues/problems and establishes objectives and priorities in solving them and determines solutions and directs their implementation.
  • Prepares periodic reports for Middough Executive Management and the client to track project progress, cost, schedule, and quality of performance.
  • Supports business and relationship developments activities of the BGM, BRM and SPM.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 15+ years experience managing complex projects in a engineering and construction environment
  • Accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural or Engineering discipline
  • Experience with and general knowledge of contract and liability issues
  • PMP Certification
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Physical Demands:
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this job, the employee will:
  • occasionally be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls;
  • Frequently use close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
 In addition:
  • Overtime may be necessary as workloads dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.
  • The job will generally be performed in an office environment, but may require occasional overnight travel to a Client’s office, production facility or industrial/construction job site. Conditions will vary at each location, but the conditions listed above will generally apply.
Middough Inc. does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e. H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.
Middough Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of diversity and actively recruits minority, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.