Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer in Denver, Colorado
Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer
A leading comprehensive engineering design and consulting firm, SSR provides innovative solutions for clients with facility and infrastructure challenges. To achieve client needs, SSR has multiple locations across the US. Working with a diverse group of individuals in a variety of markets, our team of experts partner with our clients to deliver advanced solutions that last.
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Looking for a Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer for Denver
The Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer holds overall responsibility for assigned projects of low to medium scope and complexity. Project management duties involve planning and executing a management plan specific to each project, delivering quality products and services to the client in a timely manner, managing project financials, and serving as the primary contact between the SSR project team and the client. Responsible for Total Project Success on assigned projects for all results related to people, product, and profit.
Confirms the project scope and requirements with the client and other stakeholders, working with the Client Relationship Manager (CRM) or Location Leader as needed
Helps develop a financial plan for the project by negotiating fees and contracts as may be appropriate, preparing the proposal letter, and participating in the man hour budgeting process; works with CRM or Location Leader as applicable
Assists in developing the project staffing plan and preliminary man hour budget with the Senior Project Manager (PM), CRM, Department Head, or Location Leader as applicable
Ensures a Project Coordinator (PC) is assigned to the project and works with the PC to have the client fill out the BIM Questionnaire to ensure proper model set up, model information flow, and management
Participates in and learns how to structure project kick-off meetings to convey project scope, client expectations and standards, man hour budgets, etc.
Works with design team to confirm a final man hour budget based on discipline work plans that identify tasks and hours to complete
Works with the client to understand schedule expectations and, with team input, proposes interim milestones to the schedule for proper information flow, adjusting as necessary throughout the project
Schedules work, communicates schedule information to the project team, monitors manpower requirements, and assists in updating eResource with current man hour projections
Prepares and implements a proactive Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) plan for projects
Ensures that invoices are accurate and delivered in a timely manner, monitors and participates in collections of account receivables, and updates the projected monthly revenue earnings for each project
Attends meetings with owners, clients, and architects; facilitates communication between clients and the project team; and documents important issues
Monitors project budget throughout project and works with project team to schedule work in accordance with man hour budgets
Identifies, negotiates, and administers fees for additional services as needed
Builds, develops, and grows any business relationships vital to the success of the project and engages in business development activities with the current client base
Performs risk assessments to develop response strategies; manages risks throughout the project
Responds to contractor’s and client’s request for information quickly and efficiently
Manages the Construction Administration (CA) process by designating CA personnel to ensure building systems are installed consistent with the design and predetermined quality standards
Supervises the job closeout process to ensure documentation, lessons learned, and filings are complete
Works alongside and engages with the Senior PM, CRM or Location Leader to increase knowledge of project scope, budgeting, and revenue projections
Actively attends internal and external training and other educational opportunities to obtain knowledge in necessary technical areas
An ideal candidate will possess the following requirements:
Technical or Bachelor’s degree in one of the major technical disciplines practiced by the firm with four years related project experience OR Ten years of practical experience on similar projects
Professional Engineer Licensure preferred
Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
Knowledge of engineering theories and methodologies
Knowledge of project approach and system design
Basic accounting knowledge and how to create and maintain budgets
Must be comfortable working with Clients
SSR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
EOE including Disability/Veteran
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