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Senior EPC Project Manager

Senior EPC Project Manager

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Project Management
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Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler Power & Process has an exciting opportunity for a Senior EPC Project Manager with a strong background in EPC and utility Power generation. This position is based out of our Tucker, GA office but will require traveling and working at various project sites across the South East. This position will work closely with the project team to facilitate project start up, execution, and closeout. Mandatory fossil, hydro, solar and/or wind experience.

This candidate must understand and fully comply with all company policies and procedures, specifically including safety (Injury and Incident Free) and corporate code of conduct. This PM must understand and have the ability to effectively plan and schedule, project lifecycle events and general sequence of events and process for engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and project management project tasks. Must be proficient in current project controls, project administration and project management software systems. Must be able to prepare and / or lead a team in preparing schedules and reports both independently and in team environments.


Key Responsibilities

  • Develop the project execution plans, lead project reviews, lead negotiations with the client on change orders and contractual disputes while maintaining a solid client relationship and client satisfaction
  • Establish and execute safe and effective project delivery strategies covering estimating, procurement, project management and controls
  • Bid management, scope definition, program and estimate development
  • Stakeholder management, both internally and externally in a challenging environment
  • Ensure resources are identified early and available both through internal sources and our partner organizations
  • Appliance of and compliance with Amec Foster Wheeler governance, project controls practices including maintaining P6 schedule and monitoring the project baseline
  • Identification, assessment and mitigations of key risks and opportunities

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in engineering OR BS in Construction Management required
  • Manager experienced in the design and construction of power plants
  • Minimum 20+ years of overall experience managing mid-size to large capital projects in the utility Power generation, EPC and construction management areas including managing sub-contractors.
  • Ten (10) years of Project Management experience in the regulated utility power generation industry.
  • Experience on coal, gas, solar and wind projects preferred.
  • 2 or more years of experience serving as the Project Manager on projects greater than $200M.
  • Experience should include proven examples of the candidate’s ability to lead large scale EPC project team to produce quality deliverables on time and within budget
  • Project Controls experience required
  • Prior experience working at a regulated utility as a contractor or sub-contractor required
  • Ability to manage multiple project phases, from initial proposal, project definition and cost estimate to final EPC project delivery is required
  • Strong client interface skills and the ability to work well in an EPC environment are essential
  • Ability to set up and manage project control systems

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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