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Senior Project Manager - Semiconductor

Department: 209 - Large Projects
Location: Phoenix, AZ

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MWH Constructors, a global leader in heavy civil construction of water and wastewater facilities, is seeking a Senior Project Manager to support and lead semiconductor/advanced manufacturing construction projects in the Phoenix, AZ area. The Senior Project Manager will provide leadership, strategy, and direction in support of existing and future operations to include making decisions and recommendations that can greatly affect profitability of operations. Projects may be either integrated project delivery such as CM-at-Risk or Design-Build, or traditional Design-Bid-Build and range in size.

Essential Functions

  • Establish objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards for project operations, within the boundaries of corporate policy.
  • Lead business development, client relations, marketing, pursuit, and project bid activities.
  • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of Project Managers to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Monitor financial aspects of contracts (e.g. fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.)
  • Work with stakeholders to protect the company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with clients.
  • Ensure that all projects executed by staff incorporate the project planning techniques prescribed by the Management Administration Plan. Provide appropriate input and review as required.
  • Be accountable for ensuring projects are staffed with the appropriate resources and skill sets to achieve project objectives within the company profit model.
  • Be an integral part of the risk management process and reviews.
  • Maintains positive industry relationships with clients, engineers, vendors, subcontractors, and other pertinent key stakeholders.
  • Works closely with all members of the Constructors leadership team, including all support functions (Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, etc.).
  • Ensure all employees follow safe work practices and use company guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Minimum 15 years’ relevant management experience or equivalent skills and experience; demonstrated successful performance on complex and/or large projects/programs.
  • Minimum 3 years of management experience with profit and loss responsibility on an assigned project(s).
  • Background in semiconductor, advanced manufacturing, or mission critical projects.
  • Results-oriented professional with proven ability to develop effective strategies, set target goals, and execute plans to meet financial and organization objectives.
  • Understanding of how to mitigate commercial risk to enhance opportunities for successful business and project performance.
  • Must have integrity and strong sense of ethical standards with a reputation of conducting business fairly and honestly.
  • Strong executive presence and personnel management skills with the ability to set direction, align and motivate others to achieve excellence.
  • Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills with exceptional interpersonal skills at all levels.
  • Strong sales and negotiation skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and oral, as this position will be required to conduct presentations.
  • A strong record of safety and a commitment to the value of safety measures.
  • Client facing experience while working on mission critical projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Design Build Professional (DBIA), Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or Project Management Professional (PMP).
  • Prior related semiconductor/advanced manufacturing and construction experience.
  • Leading the planning, execution, and closure of projects within the cleanroom and tool install domain, specialization in overseeing cleanroom and tool installation projects amongst other projects.


  • Group health & welfare benefits including options for medical, dental and vision
  • 100% Company Paid Benefits: Employee Life Insurance & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D), Spouse and Dependent Life & AD&D, Short Term Disability (STD), Long Term Disability (LTD), Employee Assistance Program and Health Advocate
  • Voluntary benefits at discounted group rates for accidents, critical illness, and hospital indemnity
  • Flexible Time Off Program (includes vacation and personal time)
  • Paid Sick and Safe Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave Program
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan (company matching contributions up to 4%).
  • Employee Referral Program

MWH Constructors is a global project delivery company in heavy civil construction with a focus on water and wastewater treatment infrastructure. With the ultimate goal of delivering maximum value to clients and their local communities, MWH Constructors provides single-source, integrated design and construction services through a full range of project delivery methods. Incorporating industry-leading preconstruction and construction services, the Company’s multi-disciplined team of engineering and construction professionals delivers a wide range of projects, including new facilities, infrastructure improvement and expansion, and capital construction services.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

Please note that all positions require pre-employment screening, including drug and background check, as a condition of employment

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