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Traveling Project Manager - Wind Energy (Great rotation program and competitive premiums!)

Job ID 
2017-3235
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MN-Minneapolis
US
Posted Date 
10/11/2017
Category 
Project Management

More information about this job

Overview

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

 

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

 

It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…

 

…What are you waiting for?!

 

Summary (The Big Picture):

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Project Manager with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise; along with the capability to creatively problem solve and bring together viable solutions. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are vital, with attention to detail equally important. The project manager will provide overall leadership direction to a project; including the management of project quality, timeliness, safety, as well as mentoring the project team. Develop and enhance customer relationships by providing excellent service.

Responsibilities

Day-to-Day:  

Organization, flexibility, outstanding customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

 

Manage the overall financial health of projects:

  • Develop and maintain project financial projections and equipment projections
  • Determine and allocate project estimate into financial system
  • Determine cost codes, approve invoices, and make necessary budget management decisions
  • Provide financials and billings to Accounting for timely payment
  • Create monthly owner billings

Manage subcontracts and suppliers for the project:

  • Oversee budget for and make selections of trade partners and suppliers
  • Handle billings and contract management, including contract buyouts
  • Manage Assistant Project Manager(s) and Project Engineer(s)
  • Provide job assignments and manage career development
  • Approve time cards for on-site team members
  • Provide ongoing feedback of work performance
  • Function as the main point of contact with the owner and on-site representative
  • Assist with the review of the owner agreement
  • Resolve site concerns for the owner or representative
  • Provide frequent interactions and service to build positive relationships and future work opportunities

Manage change orders:

  • Determine when to submit to the owner or on-site representatives
  • Obtain the customer/architect’s approval

Other duties as assigned, including:

  • Maintain schedule and budget until project completion
  • Provide high level management of quality, risk, safety, and compliance for the project and team members

Qualifications

What do you need to succeed? 

 

Required Skills:

  • Minimum six years of related previous experience
  • Proven ability to assist with all responsibilities for complex projects
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
  • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
  • Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
  • Current driver’s license
  • Ability to travel up to 100% to remote locations (keep home base wherever you choose)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience

 

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

 

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