Project Manager - Chemical/Refining

at Middough Inc. in Oak Brook, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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Project Manager (Chemical/Refining) - Position and Responsibilities
As a Project Manager (PM) you will be responsible for the overall development and execution of small to medium projects including project profitability, safety, and client satisfaction within the Middough Chemical and Refining industries. The PM also controls available resources, project scope, schedule, budget, and contractual requirements. The PM will provide leadership and organization to the project and instill confidence in the client regarding the capabilities of the project team.  The PM serves as the primary point of contact for the project client and outside consultants collaborating on the project. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Coordinate completion of defined work scope for a project between various Middough departments and business locations involved in the project.
Develop, review, and approve all project management documents including scope development, project costs and schedules, and internal/external communications.
Assist in preparation of project execution strategy and review progress of drawings and specifications prior to permit issuance and construction.
Monitor changes in scope and schedule to secure change authorizations, as needed.
Supervise the preparation of project proposal, specification, scope, and negotiate final contract.
Monitor project costs and quality to ensure the profitability and technical performance of the project and develops innovative actions to correct variances to scope, budget and/or schedule.
Exercise innovative cost efficiency approaches in the project design to reduce construction costs and increase productivity.
Anticipate, recognize, and identify key project challenges and problems to establish and direct problem-solving objectives and priorities for resolution.
Maintain specific knowledge of Middough project planning and scheduling functions.
Support project, business, and relationship development activities of the Senior Project Manager.
Education, Experience and Skills
The successful candidate will possess the following:
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering discipline required.
8+ years of project management experience in consulting organizations and within the Chemical and/or Refining industries.
5 years of leadership experience preferred.
Professional Engineering License and/or PMP Certification preferred.
Broad knowledge, understanding and experience with the basic engineering and construction models including A/E, AEPCM, Design Build and/or CM.
Professional LEED AP and/or CEM certifications highly desired.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products, AutoCAD, and Navisworks.
Thorough understanding of contract administration, liability, and safety issues.
Previous experience in the field or on site preferred.
Ability to establish and maintain relationships with clients and all levels within Middough around professionalism, trust, integrity, and collaboration.
Ability to multi-task and be highly organized for effective project planning.
Excellent attention to detail and written communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Physical Requirements
The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing duties of this position, the successful candidate will:
Remain in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for prolonged periods.
Frequently walk, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop or kneel, use repeating motions that may include the wrists/hands/fingers and talk and hear.
Frequently use up-close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus.
May be exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as climbing ladders and/or stairs, extreme heat and/or cold, and/or poor air quality) if or when on-site at a client facility.  Safety protections to be provided by the client and/or company and are required to be used and... For full info follow application link.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, status as a parent, national origin, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors or any other protected characteristic under protected by federal, state, or local laws. Middough does not support sponsorship for any applicant that requires an employment visa (i.e., H-1B) to work lawfully in the US.

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Job Posting: 11275207

Posted On: Sep 12, 2023

Updated On: Oct 12, 2023

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