Engineering Project Manager

at Vulcan Materials Company in Naperville, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Build Your Career. Build America's Future.
Vulcan Materials Company is the nation's largest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. When you join Vulcan, it's more than starting an exciting career - you get to make a difference for millions of people every day across the country.
When you join Vulcan, you join a dynamic culture in which career development is encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is valued. No matter the role or the location across the country, every member of the Vulcan team lives through the Vulcan Way: doing the right thing, the right way, at the right time.
Individuals selected for this position will participate in an 18-24-month rotational program that has been designed to build and develop the next generation of operations leaders at Vulcan Materials Company. Through ongoing, hands-on training, experiential learning opportunities, and mentoring, individuals will cultivate the skills and expertise needed to succeed in an operations management position including but not limited to safety, health and environmental, finance, sales, logistics and customer service, quality control, engineering, mine planning, production planning, optimization, maintenance and repair, etc. Throughout the program, individuals will receive guidance from experienced professionals, engage in on-the-job training, and gradually take on more responsibility as proficiency is gained.
What You'll Do:
Manage. Responsible for project management of engineering/construction projects including but not limited to opportunity/ problem identification, potential options for resolution, project estimates, resource requirements, detailed schedule, and work plans, detailed designs, bid requests, and overall construction management. Proactively manages project costs to meet budget and established timelines. Monitors progress and makes adjustments as needed. Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables.
Design. Uses AutoCAD to perform design tasks and produce drawings. Draws on internal/external mechanical and civil designer resources as required, who produce the majority of drawings.
Inspect. Provides field supervision/inspection services on construction projects. Performs post-project review to ensure key objectives, cost/performance improvements, and rate of return are achieved;
Prepare Bid Packages. Prepares bid packages for construction and manages construction contracts.
Provide Updates. Provide project updates on a regular frequency to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress;
Represent the Company. Represents the company to industry associations, government officials and public agencies.
Additional Responsibilities. Other duties as assigned.

Skills You'll Need:
Education.Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field.
Experience.8+ years of project management and related experience with experience in a heavy industrial or mining environment. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred. Strong familiarity with project management and engineering software tools, methodologies, and best practices. Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle. Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.
Leadership Skills.Acts decisively and supports all aspects of the company to work together to accomplish the objectives, vision, mission, and values of Vulcan. Trusts and allows people to do their job, holding them accountable for the full extent of their responsibilities. Develops innovative solutions to problems by trying non-obvious or non-traditional approaches.
Organizational Skills.Identifies and defines clear short-term goals and/or work outcomes that are required to implement strategic goals.
Problem Solving.Proven ability to solve problems creatively and effectively. Detail oriented. Follows through with commitments and solves problems in a timely fashion. Deals skillfully and promptly with new situations. Ask a series of probing questions to go beyond surface issues and fully understand the components of a problem and its root causes.
Analytical Skills. Verifies assumptions or interpretations by checking with credible sources or through first-hand observation and data-gathering.
Computer Skills.Advanced computer skills including spreadsheets and Microsoft Office Suite is required. Skill in drawing and designing with AutoCAD/land... For full info follow application link.

Vulcan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law from discrimination.

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Job Posting: 11275830

Posted On: Sep 12, 2023

Updated On: Oct 12, 2023

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