Senior Project Manager

Valdes Engineering Co   •  

Joliet, IL

Industry: Energy & Utilities


15+ years

Posted 59 days ago

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  • Extensive project management experience with the capability and initiative to perform the following tasks while supervising/mentoring a staff and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Participate in all required safety activities. Promote safety in all aspects of the project
  • Direct, coordinate, budget, scope and manage multi-discipline projects of any size
  • Manage, coordinate, and administer a project from the conceptual stages through planning, engineering, procurement, construction, start-up and prime contract closeout
  • Manage a portfolio of client projects with one or more Project Engineers or Project Managers assigned under her/him to support the execution of the portfolio
  • Develop new client accounts and maintain existing business relationships with client counterparts and management team
  • Review and approve invoices to the client, as well as manage estimates, schedules, and reports being sent to the client
  • Assist Business Development and Client Manager in business related activities


  • Bachelor's Degree in one of the Engineering disciplines or equivalent experience
  • 20+ years of related experience in project engineering or project management, or equivalent experience in one of the engineering disciplines with cross training in project execution
  • 5+ years' experience supervising staff and managing projects from inception to completion including evaluating scope of work and assigning responsibilities
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office software, Microsoft Project and Primavera are a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of all engineering disciplines, plant operations within their sector and strong understanding of other the workflow from discipline to discipline for project completion
  • Leadership skills such as conflict resolution, risk evaluation, mentoring and steadiness
  • Ability to properly delegate and follow up with team to assure project is completed to client satisfaction on schedule and on budget
  • Creativeness in providing new solutions to problems
  • Responsible for Quality Control and possesses an eye for detail