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Project Manager I - Construction, Energy Performance Contracting

Location(s):
Birmingham (Alabama), United States Atlanta (Georgia), United States Jackson (Mississippi), United States Nashville (Tennessee), United States
Categorie(s):
Customer Projects & Services
Req ID:
006LWV

Job Description

 
 
Schneider Electric has an opportunity for a Project Manager I, Energy Performance Contracting in our Birmingham, AL location. 
 
 
Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000+ employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.  
 
Great people make Schneider Electric a great company. 
 
What do you get to do in this position? 
 

As a Project Manager I you get to be responsible for achieving the project’s objectives.  You'll work closely with the Project Executive, Project Sponsor and Project Management Team to define the project objectives, create a plan and for and executing the plan to achieve those objectives.  The Project Manager has a working knowledge of the technical and organizational environments in which the project deliverable's are created and in which they will be used.  You may also assist in the strategic planning for the department. The Project Manager must be an excellent communicator at all levels within the project environment, be proactive, exhibit strong leadership qualities, and be able to adapt to a dynamic and potentially geographically disbursed project environment.

 

PRIMARY DUTIES: 

For you to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily.

 

1. Responsible for meeting the scope, schedule, resource and budget commitments reflected in the Project Management Plan. 

- Responsible for overall project (Gross Margin) profitability

- Obtains, organizes, and maintains all project contract documents

- Receive, organize, and review information from the salesperson or project development team

- Prepares project billing revenue forecasts and schedule of values

2. Lead the project management team in developing and managing the Project Management Plan within the constraints established and approved by the Project Sponsor.

- Obtain, organize, and maintain all project contract documents in accordance with Schneider Electric quality policy

- Coordinates project in accordance with contract documents and approved sales estimate

- Schedule and conduct all project construction meetings

- Material procurement

- Review and approve design, commissioning, and installation plans

3. Implement and enforce change control over project scope, schedule, resources, and budget.

4. Collaborate with functional managers and/or organizational management to obtain adequate resources with appropriate skills to staff the project team.

- Manages resources by planning, scheduling, and forecasting manpower and resource requirements

- Interview, hire, train, mentor, evaluate, and when necessary, terminate project personnel or make related recommendation in accordance with company policies

5. Manage the timely resolution of issues, including the escalation of issues that are outside of the project team’s scope of responsibility.

6. Continually identify and proactively manage project risks & issues, ensure execution of corrective action plans up to closure.

- Reviews and approves material and subcontract invoices for payment

- Prepares and delivers final project closure and documentation to customers and ensures final payment

- Management of and responsibility for project change order log

7. Monitor the project and report the project status to the management on a regular basis.

- Prepare and update project schedule and cost re-estimates on a routine basis

 

 

SCOPE:

 

Medium projects, regional or global projects, high need for coordination, medium project team

9. Additional duties may be assigned.

10. Participate and contribute in subcontractor qualification

11. Participate and contribute in subcontractor bid solicitation process

12. Contribute in bid evaluation

13. Participate and contribute in subcontract negotiations

14. Contribute to oversight of all financial services associated with the construction contract. 

 

This to include but not be limited to:

a.     change order management, billings, forecasting, bonds, insurance, accounts

b.     Payable and receivable process and project re-estimates / cost revisions.

6.     Participate and contribute Backlog reviews

7.     Participate and contribute in management of the project estimate from midterm to project close out

 

Qualifications

 

We know skills and competencies show up in many different ways and can be based on your life experience. If you do not necessarily meet all the requirements that are listed, we still encourage you to apply for the position.  
 
This job might be for you if:

4 year college degree or technical degree

Six to Eight years related work experience. 

The candidate will demonstrate a thorough knowledge of contracting and construction in Mechanical and Electrical field. 

An understanding of ESCO, lower and higher Ed background, and experience leading/directing multiple projects will be a plus.

Understanding of and proficient in project management skill

Working knowledge of ISO requirements

Excellent time management and organization skills

Proficient in Microsoft Office programs, including thorough knowledge of MS Project

Financial acumen and understanding

Excellent customer service

Leadership skills: team building, empower and delegate authority, ability to build rapport and consensus

Thorough understanding of contract procedures and tactics

Advanced knowledge of contract law, codes, standards, and industry construction knowledge

Strong written and verbal communication skills 

Schneider Electric offers a robust benefits package to support our employees such as flexible work arrangements, paid family leave, 401(k)+ match, and more. Click here to find out more about working with us: http://se.com/us/careers.  
  
We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We’re recognized around the world for welcoming people as they are. We create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company.  See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric.   
 
  
Let us learn about you! Apply today.  
   
You must submit an online application to be considered for any position with us. This position will be posted until filled.  
   
It is the policy of Schneider Electric to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities in the areas of recruiting, hiring, training, transferring, and promoting all qualified individuals regardless of race, religion, color, gender, disability, national origin, ancestry, age, military status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally protected characteristic or conduct.  
   
Concerning agencies: Schneider Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes and will not be responsible for fees related to such.  
   
Schneider Electric is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  

Schedule: Full-time
Req: 006LWV
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