26 days old

Project Manager

J A Watts Inc
Rosemont, IL 60018
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J. A. Watts, Inc. (JWI) is a woman-owned professional services firm that believes in treating its clients and employees like family at every level of our company. Our family culture is what we're known for, and we work to stay true to who we are. That's how we manage our projects and how we recruit THE Best People in our industry. Our clients come from all walks of life, and so do we, which makes us stronger together.

This role is fully responsible for understanding the overall project scope and managing all aspects of an assigned project including oversight of planning, design, procurement, construction, closeout, stakeholder coordination, scheduling, cost control, and quality functions. We are looking for someone who will lead by example and personify the Company's Mission, Vision, and Values; taking ownership of their assigned project. A project Manager position at J.A. Watts might be assigned to several small projects or one large project to manage. This role is designed to support our team working on the fuel program at O'Hare airport and is a great opportunity for someone with past large-scale Resident Engineering experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish clear lines of reporting within the project and team organization, as well as define clear roles and responsibilities for the team members to increase efficiencies and to reduce duplication of effort.
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications.
  • Ensure effective communication is always maintained within the team structure and with Senior Management.
  • Understand the JWI contract and the responsibilities therein.
  • Responsible for all financial aspects of project contracts, including labor, expenses, and staffing projections, to protect the company's interest.
  • Maintain a positive relationship with the client at all times.
  • Write technical documents, testing plans, and proposals.
  • Responsible for ensuring that project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.
  • Produce and monitor punch list items; manage the closeout process to completion.
  • Produce and review design plans, specifications, and cost estimates.
  • Perform other duties as may be required/directed.

  • A bachelor's degree in construction management, architecture or engineering, or equivalent work experience; EIT or Professional Engineer a plus.
  • 4-8 years of project management experience, preferably in the aviation industry in construction or program management.
  • Experience working in project management on a fuel program is preferred.
  • General knowledge of contract management and budgeting/estimating.
  • Advanced interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills, including the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict.
  • Highly proficient oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong ability to balance multiple priorities, work and communicate effectively in a team environment to meet deadlines.
  • Active participation in industry organizations a plus.
  • Experience using MS Office suite and industry-related project management software.

EEO/AA: M/F/Vet/Disabled




Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-04-26

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