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Project Manager

Company: Stantec Consulting International Ltd.
Location: Chicago
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Search for City, State, Country, Zip Code Join a team that has been partnering with our clients for more than 100 years to improve the quality of life around the world. When it comes to hydropower, power delivery, dams, locks, and navigation projects, we design with the next generation in mind. We operate with the strength of a $3B company paired with the agility of a specialized energy group, to deliver some of the most iconic and cutting-edge projects around the world. This proud legacy has fostered a culture of innovation and safety, leading our team to design the world's most impactful waterpower and dam projects-projects vital to both local and global communities.The role of a Project Manager is to manage the design and delivery of large projects and maintain relations with current and future clients within our Energy business line. Candidate must be a hands-on problem solver willing to work through issues as they arise with staff, clients, offices, disciplines, and projects. They must also foster effective working relationships between colleagues, associates, clients, and officials.Stantec takes a measured approach to workplace flexibility and choice for employee's workplaces. Our goal is to strike the optimal balance between providing flexibility, sustaining successful teams, and optimizing productivity for the benefit of our employees, projects, and clients. We value a vibrant, healthy, enriching workplace culture that considers employee well-being and work-life balance so our people can bring their best to work every day. This position will have flexibility in working from home or a Stantec US office and may require some domestic and possibly international travel.Your Key ResponsibilitiesAs a Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing and delivering successful projects in the Energy operation. As a Project Manager, you will interact internally throughout the organization with staff at all levels as well as externally with clients, members of business and professional organizations, subcontractors, and other firms. Specific responsibilities of a Project Manager include, but are not limited to, the following:Working in a manner to protect the health and safety of Stantec employees, clients, and the public by following company health, safety and security guidelines and policies.Maintaining and enhancing our reputation with clients, approval agencies and industry professionals as an outstanding service provider.Managing multiple projects simultaneously.Establishing project objectives, procedures and performance standards and leading multi-disciplinary teams on proposals, planning studies, feasibility through final designs, and construction services for Energy projects.Identifying appropriate resources and skill sets to achieve project objectives as well as managing contract terms, tracking, and managing costs and schedule, and implementing measures necessary to stay on schedule and within budget.Leading by example with active support of internal policies and practices, including risk management, project management, and quality management.Growing internal and external networks to enhance Stantec's reputation and identifying additional talent to join our team.Providing mentoring and training for future leaders, including development of succession plans for key positions.Developing client relationships to facilitate project activities.Promoting collaboration and teamwork across business lines and geographies.QualificationsYour Capabilities and CredentialsStrong project management skills, with experience in organizing, planning, and executing projects from pursuit through closeout, involving internal personnel, subconsultants, contractors, and vendors.Demonstrated successful experience in client service management.Demonstrated successful experience in leadership, including defining and setting the direction for a team, project, and office; strategy development; change management; and corporate stewardship.Demonstrated successful experience in decision making, including making sound defensible business decisions; and identifying, assessing, evaluating, and solving complex problems.Demonstrated proficiency in problem solving, and risk management.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Travel to other offices as well as to project sites will be required.Education & ExperienceMinimum 15 years' relevant experience in project management, preferably for energy projects.Bachelor's Degree in civil, structural, geotechnical, mechanical, or electrical engineering.Licensed Professional Engineer (PE).Project Management Professional (PMP) is strongly preferred.This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.Primary Location : United States-Illinois-ChicagoOther Locations : United States-New York, United StatesJob : Project ManagerOrganization : BC-2241 Energy-US North CentralEmployee Status : RegularJob Level : Individual ContributorTravel : Yes, 25 % of the TimeSchedule : Full-timeJob Posting : Oct 17, 2022, 11:39:58 AMStantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment. EEO including Disability/Protected Veterans

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