Project Manager (Federal/DOD markets)

Fort Worth, Texas
12 Oct 2016
27 Nov 2016
BI 00010Y
Contract Type
Full Time
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Position Summary

Reporting directly to the Buildings Director of Projects, this positon manages multi-discipline teams of employees, including: Architectural, MEP, Structural, and Civil. The position requires a level of technical expertise related to the specific scope of the project. Project scope may include military housing, aircraft hangars, vehicle maintenance, aviation related facilities, or headquarters/office buildings. This position is also client facing and would act as the company's main point of contact on assigned projects.

  • Responsible for delivering large and/or multiple projects, on time, within budget and to agreed specifications and providing effective, skilled project management to help reduce the costs of delivering projects and adding value to the business by applying proven project management techniques
  • Leads team in the development of master project plans to accomplish project commitments and timing
  • Establishes appropriate metrics for measuring key project criteria
  • Functions as a team lead for projects including acting as the liaison to internal departments as needed
  • Ensures that project deliverables satisfy project requirements
  • Assesses project requirements, while developing and recommending a sound approach or application to meet the needs of the project and client.
  • Facilitates the creation of communication plans, ensuring that appropriate information is exchanged among key stakeholders, and conducts status review meetings among project team members and clients
  • Manages and enhances project quality by providing ideas and suggestions to the team aimed at improving the effectiveness of their role, and of the project activities in general
  • Determines, monitors and reviews costs, operational budgets, schedules and staffing requirements for project teams
  • Plan, organize and staff key design positions
  • Mentors and trains team members in project management methods, procedures and activities

  • Bachelor in Engineering or Architecture is required
  • Professional Registration (P.E.) or Registered Architect (RA) is required and PMI certification is desired
  • 5 years of experience as a Project Manager in an Architectural or Engineering organization is required
  • Previous demonstrated project management experience within Federal and/or DOD markets required
  • Strong working knowledge of pre-design and pre-construction, building systems/components and technology, contract management, project delivery methods, team building and client relationship building is required
  • 10 years of overall experience in a project related technical field is preferred

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