Project Manager- USA

Position Summary:

  • Manage execution of GWS US projects
  • Assist with contract negotiations
  • Maintain project data in Saviom and MS Project

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Forecasts project scope, costs and scheduling
  • Leads the project team, including GWS managers, technicians, vendors and subcontractors to have a “safety first” project culture
  • Fosters productive relationships with clients and customers
  • Efficiently and effectively manages projects as per contract and in compliance with local legislation and customer requirements
  • Conducts pre-start site inspection and manages site-specific agreements (e.g. vendors and subcontractors)
  • Provides guidance for planning and resource allocation (equipment and manpower)
  • Prepares, coordinates and maintains project documentation in accordance with GWS practices and standards
  • Makes regular visits to project site and provides leadership and guidance
  • Monitors project performance, provides weekly updates to customers and makes adjustments as needed to maintain schedule and budget
  • Manages budgets to control costs and provide guidance on budget variances
  • Reviews and approves invoices for assigned projects
  • Ensures accurate and timely reporting of time & attendance records for compensation payable to employees, including union and prevailing wage requirements
  • Ensures corporate policies are properly administered and new policies are adequately documented and communicated across the Company.
  • Partners with various internal departments including accounting, operations, legal, and hr
  • Develops effective means of communication with associates at all levels across the business to build a relationship of trust and respect
  • Special projects, as assigned.
  • Flexibility to travel up to 50%
  • Flexibility to work overtime hours on weekly basis
  • All other duties as assigned
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States
Category: Construction
Department: Project Management Positions
Experience: Manager
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Minimum Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Pre-employment background check and drug test
  • B.S. degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field highly preferred
  • At least five years of progressive project management work experience for construction projects
  • At least three years of direct people management experience
  • PE or PMP certification highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of all facets of contract management/administration; understanding legal terminology and its effects on project execution
  • Strong PC skills, with proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel & Project
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external personnel.
  • Detail oriented, with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational skills and research skills.
  • Able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment and display a sense of urgency.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Function with little supervision. Be an effective team player.
  • High energy, self-motivated, service-oriented and ethical with a high degree of integrity

Working Conditions and Environment

  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Must be able to move around the office up to 20% of the time to make copies, fax, file, etc.
  • This position operates computers and other office productivity machines (e.g., fax machine, copier, printer, etc.) on a regular basis. This position must be able to inspect and observe information on a computer screen at least 80% of the time.
  • This position requires prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • This position requires constant communication and exchange of information with the Company’s employees, clients, vendors and/or contractors.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be a citizen of this country or possess a valid work permit.

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies.

Global Wind Service is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.