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Senior Project Manager - Water

Department: 209 - Large Projects
Location: Portland, OR

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MWH Constructors is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to support and lead critical wastewater treatment plant construction projects in the Portland, OR area. 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

  • Plan, organize and staff key field positions or subordinate project managers. Coordinate staffing with US Operations and other Area department heads.
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy.
  • Initiate and maintain liaison with prime client and A/E contacts, to facilitate preconstruction and construction activities.
  • Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site construction managers and superintendents to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Represent Company in project meetings, assist in labor negotiations/strategy meetings, etc.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.) to protect company's interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with Client.
  • Work jointly with other members of the project team to complete the MWH Constructors' Management Administration Plan prior to initiating any fieldwork. Use the planning guidelines and tools provided throughout the project.
  • Assure that direct reporting employees follow safe work practices and use company guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner.
  • Work in a manner to ensure your personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies.
  • Provide leadership and technical support to project engineers, field engineers and superintendents.
  • Procurement of subcontractors and materials thru Purchase Agreements and Subcontracts.
  • Support Change Management, Cost Estimating, revenue and Cost Forecasting and Scheduling.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by Regional Director.

Basic Qualifications

  • 4-year engineering/construction management degree or equivalent experience and training/education.
  • Minimum of 8-15 years of construction, design, finance and management experience/knowledge required on heavy civil or industrial construction projects.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience on water or wastewater plant projects.
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities vital.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential.
  • Strong business-orientation required. Proven experience and judgment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Safety oriented, OSHA training.
  • Special experience and expertise with water/wastewater and/or advanced technology treatment projects.
  • Design Build Professional (DBIA)

  • 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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