Parsons Corporation Project Manager, Principal in Pasadena, California
Project Manager, Principal
Pasadena, California, United States
Ready to put your Project Managementexpertise leading key public utilities projects for natural gas compression, distribution, transmission, and storage that are critical to the industry? Do you enjoy being involved on a wide variety ofProject Management tasks on large scale, complex projects? Parsons is now hiring a Principal Project Manager for our rapidly expanding natural gas and public utility projects located in Pasadena, CA.
Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your advanced engineering knowledge, will propel your career forward with exceptional opportunities to lead teams and projects. We need our project managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environment, and have exceptional communication, analytical and leadership skills.
POSITION OVERVIEW :
Provides direction and management for medium to large-sized projects and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations. The Project Manager is responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives. Plans and defines program goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. Must be familiar with the integration of engineering/technical aspects, as well as procurement and construction activities, including constructability. This level of Project Manager typically manages projects up to $300 million in total installed cost.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES :
Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution. Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors. Markets and secures additional work with client. Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.
May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.
Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, Management of Change Procedure, and other documents as required.
Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two-page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.
Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project. Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.
Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers. Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.
Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
Works with the key project individuals to devise and execute actions plans to mitigate potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client and company management of any such changes. The project manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.
Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes. Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate
Four-year degree in Mechanical Engineering or related technical/business field and at least 15-20 years of related work experience is required. Incumbent must have a broad general technical and business background, as well as previous project management experience on similar or related projects. Professional registration is a plus.
10 years’ experience in a project management position with or as a contractor to a public utility company, preferably with natural gas distribution, transmission, and storage.
5 years’ field experience.
Candidate needs experience with and knowledge of the specifications and criteria associated with Natural Gas Transmission Compressor Stations and be able to address any gaps in specification that could impact the project.
Knowledge of Natural Gas Transmission Compressor Stations and all associated equipment.
Knowledgeable in Inspection, Testing, Constructability and Commissioning procedures.
Knowledge of the additional requirements associated with PHMSA regulated facilities
Incumbent must meet Parsons’ project management certification requirements. Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required. In addition, must be knowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.
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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.
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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT
Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.