Project Manager- Ft. Myers, FL

Veolia Everglades City , FL 34139

Posted 2 months ago


Plans, manages and coordinates large or complex municipal or industrial design/build projects or several projects simultaneously. Leads strategic planning, proposal coordination, estimating, sales support, contract development / contract relations, design review and construction management.

Manages the detail technical schedule and financial performance of the project in order to deliver a quality product, on time and at the lowest achievable cost consistent with overall business objectives.

  • Serves as the primary internal contact with management for the Project and coordinates communication between the various functional areas. Ensures that project status and progress is effectively communicated to the Veolia Project Team and to the customer. Ensures that all issues that may have negative impacts to budget and schedule are communicated to upper management along with mitigation plan to recover.

  • Serves as the primary point of contact for the customer from proposal through construction. Builds and maintains relationship with customer and other suppliers associated with the project in keeping with the goal of enhancing future business opportunities.

  • Administers client contracts to ensure compliance and customer satisfaction and prompt identification and client notification of scope changes.

  • Participates in client meetings, presentation of progress and special reports, and handles resolution of client service problems in a professional manner.

  • Leads proposal and construction contract development. Works to enhance project profitability through improved budget and bid accuracy and drive toward standardized systems, procedures and products as appropriate. Champions standardized processes and procedures to reduce project lead-time and maximize resources.

  • Leads value engineering efforts and design innovation feedback to enhance future product desirability.

  • Defines project team member responsibilities and tracks and monitors individual performance, quality of output and the impact of output on project delivery and profitability.

  • Manages the human resource functions of assigned team including hiring and firing, salary and job change actions, and coaching and counseling team. Works with EHS&S and training team to ensure that all personnel receive safety and process training. Coaches and counsels team to improve technical skills and interpersonal and problem resolution skills. Works to identify and provide opportunities for team to learn new skills and techniques.

  • Develops a realistic project schedule. Monitors compliance with the defined project objectives, and project management process to ensure the timely completion of project milestones and final delivery.

  • Proactively manages safety, site appearance and environmental issues and ensures compliance with Federal and State standards including Hazardous Waste Disposal and Air Quality Standards. Ensures that issues are identified and addressed and elevated if necessary in a timely manner.

  • Establishes and maintains a documented quality system as a means of ensuring that all elements of the Project conform to contract requirements, specific certificate standards and regulatory requirements. Ensures that a document control procedure is in place and is followed.

  • Leads project team in the development and communication of project budget. Approves all project related expenditures as authorized and manages costs to meet budget commitments. Ensures that adequate resources are applied to the project.

  • Monitors and manages all budget elements to ensure cost effective project and is responsible for developing mitigative plans to recover schedule and budget slip.

  • In addition to supervisory duties, has impact on budgeting, controlling costs, planning, and scheduling & procedural change. In some cases, staff responsibility is still a large portion of the job.

  • Degree in Engineering or Construction Management.

  • Over ten years progressive experience within a water /wastewater treatment environment with thorough knowledge of the methods, techniques, principles, and practices of water/wastewater treatment, water distribution and wastewater collection.

  • Proven track record of effectively managing projects on time and within budget.

  • Highest level of certification as a water/wastewater operator required by site. If from another state, must achieve certification within one year of appointment to Project Manager.

  • Demonstrated leadership ability with demonstrated ability to motivate a diverse group of people, many without a direct reporting relationship.

  • Must demonstrate an understanding of Human Resources / Relations principals, knowledge of Process / Operations Management, QA/QC procedures, Safety, Environmental and Facilities / Capital Equipment Management.

  • Ingenuity and initiative are required to coordinate problem resolution, resolve conflicting priorities and to meet assignment deadlines within a team environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex problems and manage remedial action.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of contracts, project scheduling / management, budget preparation and cost control and have the ability to forecast budget, staffing and equipment needs.

  • Demonstrated effective communication, presentation and interpersonal skills in order to interface with and motivate all levels of personnel.

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, effective, complete and easily understood written communications and reports.

  • Strong PC skills with proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, database and project management software and the ability to optimize the use of technology and systems to communicate, manage budget and to streamline processes and increase efficiency.

  • Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility required PPE (Personal Protection Equipment).

  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company's

  • Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures.

  • Must be able to serve rotational 24 hour emergency on-call if required by site.

  • Valid Driver's license and safe driving record.

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