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Project Manager

New Orleans, LA 70112

Posted: 03/24/2023 Job Category: Administrative Job Number: LG836714314

Job Description

Sirius Staffing is seeking a Project Manager for a direct hire opportunity in the New Orleans, LA area.    The Project Manager will have previous experience overseeing the overall spectrum of estimating, billing, purchasing, and personnel for a particular job, combined with expertise in coordinating the hands-on work needed to achieve the project objectives in the field. 

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manages budget development, design, construction, budget management, related project functions, and professional contracts.
    • Coordinates with Procurement to delineate responsibilities for purchasing and bidding activities.
  • Manages projects to ensure completion of projects within budgetary, regulatory, time, and quality constraints.
  • Directs preparing and reviewing plans, specifications, estimates, and contracts for assigned projects.
  • Coordinates utility project activities with other divisions and outside agencies, organizations, and utility franchises; resolves sensitive and controversial issues.
  • Provides staff assistance to local management; conducts various studies and investigations; develops and recommends appropriate utility facility programs, policies, and procedures modifications.

Skills & Qualifications

  • BS degree in Engineering, with major course work in Chemical, Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical; Construction Management or a related field.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience, including experience with Administrative and Supervisory Responsibility
  • Knowledge of Project Management techniques, including budgets, schedules, drawings, specifications, RFI(s), submittals, daily field reporting, and how to manage project meetings.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite applications, including MS Project (Gantt charts with dependencies)
  • Experience with projects in a plant environment.
  • Experience with civil projects, including underground piping.
  • Knowledge of Energy systems, HVAC design, district energy, or sustainable energy design a plus.
  • Have an engineering foundation and a superior project management background. 
Position-Specific Knowledge & Experience:
  • Principles and practices of program development and administration.
  • Civil, structural, electrical, traffic control, geotechnical, and mechanical engineering principles and practices.
  • Able to prepare and review the preparation of plans and specifications.
  • Ability to read and understand utility drawings and as-built drawings.
    • Experience with MicroStation, AutoCAD, or other relevant applications is a plus.
Sirius Staffing is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.

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