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Burns & McDonnell Project Manager - Mission Critical Facilities in Chicago, Illinois

Description

Burns & McDonnell looking for team members focused on mission-critical datacenter projects. This opportunity hires directly into that team and into an industry of more than $17 billion. Data Centers are an aggressive market for Burns & McDonnell and are highlighted by several priority articles on our webpage here .

Burns & McDonnell has exciting opportunities for Project Managers specializing in data centers. They may work on a variety of other global facility projects including mission critical, healthcare, aerospace, military, airport or institutional facilities.

Wishing you could have an ownership stake in the company you are working for? Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is an award-winning engineering, architectural, construction environmental and consulting services firm. We are a 100% employee-owned, with regional and project offices nationwide. Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, constructs and manages projects all over the world with one mission in mind -- to make our clients successful.

This position will be responsible for managing and coordinating the activities of several engineering disciplines on mission critical projects.

Specific areas of responsibility include the following, with other duties as assigned by senior management:

Plan, organize and direct engineering projects; including, the overall safety, cost, schedule and quality of assigned projects.

Ensure that the project review process and other quality control guidelines are followed.

Establish project teams, coordinate activities of multiple disciplines, ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.

This position requires an experienced and competent individual capable of successfully solving difficult problems that require adaptation and modification of standard techniques, procedures and criteria.Executes complex assignments requiring the use of advanced techniques, resulting in the development of new or improved processes, equipment and/or technological methods. Develop and evaluate plans for major projects. May assess feasibility or soundness of proposed applications when data is insufficient or testing is advisable. May coordinate departmental or divisional project studies, reports or project design assignments. Progressive design and project management responsibilities. Provide leadership, guidance and instruction to less experienced staff members. Regularly meets and corresponds with clients or outside personnel. Some marketing responsibilities. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering or architecture from accredited program. Minimum 7 years related experience (completion of master's degree in related field may be substituted for one year of experience), including 3 years or more project management experience related to the mission critical industry. Demonstrated success in project management.

Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments. Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered. Previous consulting experience preferred. Professional Engineer strongly preferred.

EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Job Project Management

Primary Location US-IL-Chicago

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Req ID: 201228

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