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Project Manager (Traveling) - Mission Critical

Company: Weitz
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

Our Company views employees as our most valuable asset, and the key to our success. We are committed to growing a diverse and inclusive culture that inspires, motivates, and continuously improves. Community involvement, employee empowerment, and strong relationships makes The Weitz Company a great place to work.
The Weitz Company is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our Mission Critical business unit and travel between our data center project sites located in:
- Des Moines, IA
- Goodyear, AZ
- Leesburg, VA
- Queretaro, MX -
What You'll Do:

  • Prepare and manage project schedule; identify and address long lead items; update project plan as required; initiate changes to ensure adherence
  • Negotiate and execute change orders, subcontracts and purchase orders
  • Complete monthly project status reports, owner billings and financial risk assessments
  • Identify and recommend value engineering and scope reduction opportunities
  • Ensure project safety plan is completed and communicated to project team and subcontractors
  • Assist with preconstruction efforts
  • Manage buy-out process
  • Detect constructability issues with project design
  • Understand contract terms, budgets, insurances, bonds and change orders; ensure adherence including work progress being within scope
  • Recommend staff development needs, disciplinary actions, job assignments and promotions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

    What We're Looking For:

    • Education: -An industry related bachelor's degree is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Experience: A minimum of five (5) years of construction project management experience is required. Data center industry experience is strongly preferred. -
    • Technology: -Proficiency in basic computer software programs such as Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Employee should have the ability to learn other specific software (JDE, Procore, Bluebeam, Asta, etc.). -
    • Skills: A qualified candidate will demonstrate initiative, independent judgment, project management and analytical skills. They should also show strong negotiation, leadership, business acumen, client relation and decision-making abilities. -

      What We Offer: -

      • Competitive Pay
      • Rewarding Bonus Program
      • Comprehensive Benefits Package with Tax-Advantaged HSA and FSA offerings
      • Employer-Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability Programs
      • Employer-Paid Life Insurance
      • Generous Paid Time Off Provisions
      • 401K Retirement Savings Plan With Company Match
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Fully Paid Parental Leave
      • Voluntary Products including Critical Illness Insurance and Accident Insurance
      • Corporate Wellness Program with Wellness Time Off and Rewards

        Visa sponsorship is not available for this position at this time. -
        The Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment (minorities, females, and veterans, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other protected categories in accordance with state and federal laws). The Company is a drug and alcohol free workplace and background checks are required if applicable. - -to review our Privacy Notice. -

Keywords: Weitz, Chicago , Project Manager (Traveling) - Mission Critical, Executive , Chicago, Illinois

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