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PRIME POWER PROJECT MANAGER - Military veterans preferred

Louis Berger (


  full-time   employee

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United States

Position Description


The project manager will assist with the solicitation review, proposal development, and implementation and execution of the site development for prime power and energy projects. Typical Duties and Responsibilities include:

Serve as home-based office, (Eastern Region U.S. Based Preferred) project manager for power projects, which includes:
Occasional OCONUS travel as needed.
Developing scopes of work for subcontractors.
Tracking incurred costs against baseline budget (Earned Value Management)
Drafting RFIs to client during project implementation.
Monitoring and maintaining project schedules.
Liaising between field staff and US-based contracting officer to resolve any concerns during project implementation.
Perform other project management duties as required.

Responsible for project cost estimating and bid preparation in response to RFPs, which includes:
Developing cash flow analyses in support of corporate Go/No-Go procedures.
Drafting risk analysis reports in support of corporate Go/No-Go procedures as required.
Maintaining cost database to assure cost accuracy and to ensure compliance with corporate policies.
Developing implementation plans and project schedules.
Serving as technical lead.
Developing staffing plans
Drafting RFIs to client with respect to RFPs
Establishing relationship with and interfacing with client to resolve concerns during proposal phase and project implementation.

Attend and participate in conferences with Corps of Engineers' Division and Districts, Army Installations, and other federal and state agencies in connection with assigned prime power and energy program. Collect information regarding future power plans requirements and funding. Consult with and coordinate activities with representatives of industry and federal agencies on plans and requirements, new developments, and methods to accomplish identified prime power program requirements.

Travel to remote and austere areas to lead the mobilization effort of specific projects. The PM will be responsible for planning, scheduling, and monitoring the installation/construction progress of the site development, procurement and logistics, thus serving as a single POC for the client. Monitor dollar amount utilization of the projects.

Plan, coordinate, evaluate and review all phases of project control including the interpretation of and compliance with criteria, regulations, policies, and procedures, design and construction authorization and directives, availability and proper application and allocation of funds, and coordination of changes and additions on assigned projects.

Make a continuing review and study of incoming project planning, execution of related material and prime power program activities keeping currently informed on all phases of planning and execution. Justify plans, actions and recommendations, and furnish and obtain information regarding planning, funding progress reports, direction and execution of projects.

Prepare correspondence to higher management and field offices and other subcontractors concerning planning, direction, and execution of work. Review correspondence and special periodic reports prepared by others.

Collect project execution data from site managers. Confirm the relevancy and instruct the proper placement of this data for use in estimating cost and production rates for future projects.

Recommend cost effective means of collecting data from the field and means of categorizing this data to ensure proper application to future projects. Engineering support is provided by others for technical aspects of this effort.

Reports to Operations Manager and Sr. VP. Perform other duties as assigned.

Essential qualifications:

Four-year technical degree, electrical or mechanical, or possesses electrical journeyman license with 10 years' field experience may be accepted in lieu of education. Equivalency will be judged upon level and type of experience.
Experienced in leading a technical staff, inspectors and support personnel
Willingness to travel internationally at least 25% of time
Hands on experience and thorough understanding of power generation, electrical distribution, switchboards, panel-boards, power circuit breakers, power meters, transformers, and other electrical equipment required.
Can read and interpret specifications, schematics and one-line diagrams.
Experienced working in international work environments
Proactive nature and strong interpersonal skills in collaborating, communicating and working with (1) other senior Berger/Cummins managers and staff (to include Home Office management team), (2) Local and International subcontractors; (3) Army Corps of Engineers military representatives; and (4) local officials as required
Limited Travel: To Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait and other remote areas.

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