Associate Project Manager (Remote)

Patrick Engineering is accepting applications for an Associate Project Manager (Remote)

Patrick is a national engineering and design, construction, management services, and technology firm. Since 1979, we have been providing services to local, state, and federal government agencies; private and public utilities; and FORTUNE 500 companies. Having worked in all 50 states, six different countries and proven ourselves as a trusted partner, clients turn to us for the entire process of project delivery - from planning through construction to operation and maintenance. Patrick accomplishes this with a full suite of engineering disciplines, experienced construction managers, program management and project controls experts, and GIS and asset management technology specialists. We serve clients in the transportation, utility and renewable, industrial infrastructure, and federal and institutional markets. We take pride knowing the projects we work on have a positive effect on the community, society, and the environment.

We have the following position available:

Associate Project Manager (while the role is remote, U.S. residence is required)

Job Summary

The Associate Project Manager will manage a medium to large-scale throughout the project life cycle and will be responsible for scheduling and execution of project plans, ensuring completion of deliverables within the defined deadlines, scope, and budget. The Associate Project Manager is accountable for obtaining and managing adequate resources to meet all project objectives in the most efficient and effective manner.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with defining project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with stakeholders; provide support with the development of internal project plans per company guidelines
  • Support project organization activities including but not limited to work breakdown structure, responsibility matrix, and document control
  • Project Proposal
    • Assist with writing and preparing professional and well written proposals, reports, and technical project documents
  • Project schedule management
    • Develop and monitor detailed project schedule; address scheduling problems as they arise
    • Create and execute end-to-end project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Project cost management
    • Monitor project budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
    • Assist with managing project cash flow
    • Implement measures for effective cost control of project activities
    • Ensure client billing is accurate by tracking, reporting, evaluating, and controlling project
    • Provide support with earned value management (EVM)
  • Project technical management
    • Provide technical guidance and/or assign technical leadership for the project
    • Facilitate interdisciplinary coordination
    • Provide QA/QC support
    • Assist with ensuring technical accuracy of deliverables
  • Project resource management
    • Assist with establishing and leading (directly and indirectly) teams to meet the resource needs required of the project and ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff
    • Coordinate project activities between team members, while maximizing their productivity to achieve project goals
  • Project communication
    • Proactively manage communication with the client and communicate project details across all levels of the organization in a clear and concise manner
    • Ensure involvement of the appropriate teams during each project phase
  • Identify, assess, and minimize risks throughout the project life cycle
  • Ensure company safety, quality, and technical policies and procedures are practiced during the execution of each project
  • Oversee project closeout processes
    • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement and capture lessons learned; apply lessons to future projects, as well as suggest and develop plans for best practice enhancements and improvements
  • Other duties as assigned

Professional Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required (discipline in Business, Engineering, Construction Management, Information Technology, Project Management, or equivalent fields of study)
  • Professional Engineering (PE) registration and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification plus
  • 5 years of experience in managing technical projects
  • 2 years of experience with project scheduling
  • Proficiency in Primavera P6 is required
  • Familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Strong oral and written communication skills needed to communicate with all levels of the organization and external contacts
  • Experience utilizing the following software preferred:
    • Customer relationship management (CRM)
    • Enterprise resource planning (ERP) software
    • Construction management software (e.g. e-Builder and/or Procore)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Additional Requirements

  • Driver’s license required
  • 20% travel to job/client sites may be required based upon business need; overnight travel may be required on occasion based upon business need

Patrick does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or agencies. Any resume submitted to any employee of Patrick without a prior written search agreement will be considered unsolicited and the property of Patrick. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Policy Statement

It is the policy of Patrick Engineering Inc. (“Patrick”) to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race,  color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disabilities,  marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, military status, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans (veterans who served during a war or in a campaign or expedition for which a badge has been authorized), and Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

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