Project Manager/Engineer

at Veolia North America in Plainfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Company Description

Are you looking for a meaningful experience in Project Management – Engineering with high stakes in the successful development that guides the future of the organization ?

And you’d like to work in a company committed to the environment ? Join Veolia!

Veolia aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation . Our mission to " Resource the world " demonstrates the unwavering commitment of our 220,000 employees to creating a positive impact for our planet.

By joining Veolia Water Technologies, not only will you become a Resourcer, but you will also take part in providing complete solutions for water treatment. By innovating in key areas such as sustainable development, resource and product recovery, we want to offer water related solutions suited for every application.

At Veolia HPD , we are committed to empowering our employees, to make their own decisions and to make a real difference. We are looking for like-minded people who can share our passion for developing and supplying valuable industrial products and services to improve our world.

Become a player in ecological transformation by joining us!

Job Description

As a Project Manager at Veolia HPD, you will play a pivotal role in driving the successful execution of our projects. Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Contractual Excellence: Execute projects in alignment with the contractual agreements between Veolia HPD and our valued clients.

+ Effective Team Leadership: Direct and coordinate project team activities, fostering collaboration and productivity. Conduct regular team meetings to ensure clear communication and project alignment.

+ Strategic Planning: Develop comprehensive project execution plans that outline key milestones and objectives, and proactively monitor progress to ensure successful project outcomes.

+ Client Relations: Establish and maintain open channels of communication with our clients, serving as their primary point of contact for all questions and concerns throughout the project lifecycle.

+ Transparent Reporting: Provide transparent and timely reporting of project progress, including schedule updates and monthly reports, to keep stakeholders informed and confident in our capabilities.

+ Financial Oversight: Prepare and update project forecasts and progression schedules, while monitoring project costs to ensure adherence to budget and schedule commitments. Review and approve expenditures and invoices in a judicious manner.

+ Supplier Collaboration: Collaborate with Procurement and Sales teams to negotiate effectively with suppliers and customers, representing Veolia professionally and securing the best offerings that align with project specifications, schedule, and budget.

+ Engineering Expertise: Leverage your engineering knowledge to perform detailed design checks on process equipment, ensuring accuracy and compliance with project requirements.

+ Technical Documentation: Create, review, and approve design documents, drawings, and specifications, maintaining meticulous records for project files.

+ Supplier Evaluation: Evaluate supplier proposals for technical compliance, schedule alignment, and budget compatibility, selecting the best-suited suppliers to meet project needs.

+ Engineering Parameters: Define and calculate key engineering parameters to monitor project progress effectively.

+ Resource Management: Prepare comprehensive project lists for equipment, valves, instruments, utilities requirements, and loads, ensuring all resources are aligned with project needs.

+ Issue Resolution: Investigate and resolve any comments or problems that may arise with suppliers, the jobsite, or the customer, maintaining a proactive approach to issue resolution.

+ Commissioning Support: Provide technical assistance during the commissioning phase, including on-site visits as required to ensure smooth project transition.

+ Supervisory Role: Supervise project engineers assigned to the project, stepping in as needed to support their work and ensure project success.

+ Executive Reporting: Regularly report project progress and financial results to Executive Management, offering insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.


+ Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering required.

+ 5-7 years previous experience preferred.

+ Proven experience in project management or a similar role.

+ Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks effectively.

+ Proficiency in reading and interpreting blueprints and schematics.

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams.

+ Detail-oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

+ Knowledge of contract management principles and practices.

Additional Information

We offer you the opportunity to join a Group whose goal is to become the benchmark company for ecological transformation!

What are the advantages of joining us?

+ Be part of a forward-thinking collaborative team who will focus on your future career and development both locally and internationally

+ Possibility to be part of exciting projects outside of your daily work/ scope for your company

+ We are committed to ensuring you have the best experience possible

+ Veolia is committed to a global social pact for its employees in all its geographic regions.

But also:

+ PTO, 6 floating holidays plus 9 bank holidays;

+ Work from home hybrid policy twice a week.

+ Excellent benefits.

Here at Veolia Water Technologies, we know that some applicants don’t apply unless they think they tick all the boxes – but we are saying don’t worry! We would much rather see your application than risk missing out on your potential!

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

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Job Posting: JC260555653

Posted On: Jun 01, 2024

Updated On: Jun 28, 2024

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