Project Manager

Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL, .
Date Posted: 10-30-2015
Title:Project Manager 
Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL 
Duration:24+ Months 

Job Description:
Candidate is Preferred to have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years Project management experience. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects as assigned and within the parameters of cost, quality, schedule and objectives . Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding the status of projects. Familiar with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures. Provides leadership for project team members and the Project Management process. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department requiring the integration of multiple functional organizations. Must follow and adhere to Project Management Process and Requirements. PMP Certification Required within 6 months of job assignment.
1) I’m looking for PMs who have demonstrated experience with projects.
5 years is good, but it has to be true project management (scope, schedule, budget responsibility) not project design or construction management.
Prefer electrical project experience, but will consider those with other types of construction projects…commercial, roads, factory.
No interest in IT or vague business initiative project management.
2) Needs to demonstrate leadership and having had significant responsibility. i.e. large budgets, executive interface.
3) Prefer BS in science degree at a minimum.
4) Tough job with lots of long term responsibility will be assigned. Prefer someone eager and upwardly mobile with something to gain/prove. 
5) communicates effectively and has a leadership presence.

T&S (Transmission and Substation) Project Management experience is helpful, but at a minimum 5 years project management experience within the Commercial Construction Industry. Looking for experience at well-known companies and a degree from a well-known university. Project Management position will manage multiple construction projects from conceptual stage through completion and closeout on the transmission and substation system ($20mil in budgets is typical). The transmission system projects may include new, rebuild and reconductor both overhead and underground transmission lines and associated equipment. Substation projects primarily involve replacing or adding equipment in existing substations, including protection, control and communication equipment
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field and 8 – 10 years experience in project management, or in lieu of bachelor’s degree, at least 12 years project management experience is required.
  • At least 5 years of management / supervisory experience, or demonstrated proficiency and experience managing large, complex projects using project management techniques including:
  1. Planning and Control (product /work breakdown structures, critical path analysis, scope control techniques)
  2. Issue and Risk Management (identification, assessment and management of project risks including contingency plans)
  3. Project Management Tools (methods and techniques for planning, scheduling, resource balancing, monitoring cost)
  4. Business Case Development (cost/benefit evaluations including net present value analysis)
  5. Progress Reporting (cost/schedule curves, project status report, earned value analysis)               
  • Proven leadership ability in a high performance culture.
  • Demonstrated ability to build consensus, communicate effectively, engage others in the required processes, and hold people accountable.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related field
  • Advanced technical degree/MBA or Project Management Certification (PMP)
  • Professional Engineer License
Thanks & Regards,
Krishna Vaaka
Global Nest LLC
281 State Route 79, Suite 208
Morganville, NJ 07751
Phone # (732) 333-5933
Fax: 732-333-5946           
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