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Project And Construction Manager

Company: Aavalar Consulting
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

*Position Title*: Project and Construction Engineer*Work Location*: Allentown, PA area*Work environment*: Office Building*Who does this position report to*? Sr. Manager of Engineering and Technology*Why is this position open*? Company is growing*Overview*: The Project & Construction Engineer is responsible for execution of all aspects of project engineering, project execution and construction management work processes within the company. This includes responsibility for project team development and management, safety, cost, schedule, customer engagement, and contractor management for project and construction work associated with projects. The position is responsible for ensuring compliance with all relevant Engineering Work Practices (EWPs). Responsibilities will also include applying these skills to support ongoing plant operations and other responsibilities as may be determined by the company. To fulfill the requirements of the position, the incumbent must develop close working relationships and work collaboratively with company leadership, Engineering and Technology Manager, Project Managers, Project Engineers, Engineering, Procurement and Commercial Team, Customers, Suppliers, Service Providers and Contractors. The major challenge of the position is to achieve success through working with a diverse team, delivering on cost, schedule and performance for all project and construction work, developing and maintaining a close working relationship with vendors, contractors and customers, and managing safety throughout the project, construction, commissioning and startup.*Responsibilities*:* Support new business development by developing project execution strategies and schedules required for the proposal and providing project management input into estimate development.* Create, actively manage, and report on, project schedules addressing all activities from project kick-off through the point of plant onstream supplying product to the customer. Includes assessing critical paths and developing and implementing strategies to get the project plan back on track when required.* Create and actively manage project execution strategies addressing all aspects of the project (team, schedule, engineering/design, procurement, transportation/logistics, cost control, reporting, construction contracting, scope split, unique customer issues, etc.* Lead the project team (engineering resources, sub-contracted engineering, customer project manager, supplier, and contractor contacts) to ensure project deliverables and commitments are achieved per plan.* Manage all aspects of project control for projects, regularly forecast project costs, and provide cost and status reports to company management. Cost control includes negotiating with suppliers, service providers, and contractors to obtain the best/lowest total evaluated cost for the company. Cost control also includes proactively managing all supplier/contractor claims and company back-charges/claims against customers, suppliers, service providers, and contractors.* Develop and execute construction plans for projects, including contracting strategy, schedules, logistics plans, lift plans, pre-task assessments, and lead contractor selection and development.* Provide support for on-site management of construction, start-up and commissioning with all required sub-contractors.* Function as primary interface with the customer throughout the duration of the project, lead required periodic review meetings and ensure all required contractual commitments are achieved.* Own and execute the safety program for the Project, ensuring full compliance within industry, and customer requirements.*Required Skills*:* Minimum 10 years work experience in an industrial engineering/project teamwork environment along with field experience in construction, start-up, and commissioning management and supervision.* Strong verbal and written communication skills along with ability to effectively interface with customers.* Travel up to 15% of time with extended time at site possible during construction, commissioning, and startup.* Experience with project scheduling, updating, and reporting using MS Project.* Experience with construction safety management.*Education*: B.S. Degree in engineering: PMP certification not required but a plus*Work Hours and Schedule*: Standard Business Hours*Is there travel involved*? Travel up to 15% of time with extended time at site possible during construction, commissioning, and startup*Dress code*: Business Casual*Target Start Date*: ASAPAavalar Consulting is a trusted technology staffing partner that helps technology leaders connect with and deploy in-demand, skilled IT and Engineering professionals at client sites across the Mid-Atlantic region. Since 1999, Aavalar Consulting has built an award-winning reputation with over one hundred of the most innovative Fortune 500 and mid-market companies to deliver substantial value through a broad set of technology consulting and IT staffing services that include: Staff Augmentation, Interim Technology Executives, and Search and Recruitment for IT and Engineering.Job Type: Full-timePay: $100,000.00 $130,000.00 per yearBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Flexible schedule* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceSchedule:* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Allentown, PA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Experience:* Project management: 10 years (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Aavalar Consulting, Harrisburg , Project And Construction Manager, Professions , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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