Project Manager
CompanyNorth Wind Construction Services
LocationKnoxville, TN
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
North Wind Construction Services, a CIRI Company, is seeking a full-time Project Manager to provide leadership to various North Wind Group projects nationwide. This position will be based out of Knoxville, TN and require some travel.

Manage, coordinate, and administer a project(s) from the conceptual stage through planning, engineering, procurement, construction, start-up, and prime contract close-out. Provide leadership in managing contracts including maintenance of schedules and milestones, coordinating participation of responsible entities and defining major task areas. Supervise development of budgets and schedules, monitor progress, and initiate action to ensure project objectives and schedules are met and work is performed within budget.

• Review equipment and bulk material procurement methodology, schedules, expediting plans, and methods of delivery to ensure compatibility    with project plans, schedules, and budget.
• Conduct periodic project and customer meetings to review progress and discuss issues. Ensure problems involving coordination, schedule          and the setting of priorities are resolved by the project teams.
• Prepare and/or direct the preparation of progress and special reports to customers and North Wind management.
• Provide for the administration of contractors providing construction services, materials, or equipment for the project.
• Manage P&L for project.
• Oversee the preparation of the Project Financial Status Reports (pFSR' s) for North Wind management.
• Monitor cash flow to minimize North Wind investment in the project and inform the customer of the current and anticipated cash                        requirements for the project. Establish and control the budget for non-reimbursable project costs.
• Obtain customer's acceptance of the work and document all turnover activities. Responsible for the preparation and submission of the final        project report and prompt close-out of the prime contract.
• Assist in the training of new project managers through both formal training courses and on-the-job training.
• Responsible for managing, coordinating, and administering any of the following major and complex projects, i.e., major projects involving        several organizations; major international projects; simultaneous management of several projects. Takes the lead in working with all                    participating entities.
• Responsible for managing, coordinating and administering major projects that may involve several North Wind organizations.
• Take the lead in working with all departments including Engineering, Project Controls, Procurement, Construction, Labor Relations, Deputy      CFO, and other services required for the project.
• Conduct and review performance appraisals of assigned personnel in accordance with approved procedures.

BS degree in engineering, science or related field preferred. Five (5) or more years of relevant project management experience with DOE, DOD or other federal agency. Demonstrated experience managing multiple projects simultaneously with budgets of $2-$20M or more.

• Thorough understanding of the scope of work covered by the prime contract.
• Has demonstrated knowledge of environmental remediation, D&D and/or construction, engineering        and procurement, and other project- related activities, including their interfaces and interdependencies.
• Broad knowledge of industry standards.
• Thorough knowledge of all aspects of the scope of work, including construction, engineering,                  procurement, project controls, and financial phases, including their interfaces and interdependencies.
• Knowledge of financial reporting, performance metric management, and profit & loss (P&L)                  management.
• Strong leadership and supervisory skills to include oversight and coordination of large technical and      labor teams
• Experience working with union and craft labor is a plus
• Strong background in operations to include safety basis development and implementation, work              control, conduct of operations, ISMS, Rad Protection, ES&H, and Quality.
• Operations or Management experience dismantling, size reducing, packaging and shipping                      components with high contamination and/or radiation.
• Operations or Management experience decontaminating, size reducing, packaging and shipping              highly contaminated glove boxes and hot cells.
• Operations or Management experience in the remediation and construction.
• Remote operations utilizing manipulators and/or robotic components a plus.

• Demonstrated ability to manage very difficult and complex projects and to take collective action,            monitor work, manage conflict, and coordinate the activities of others.
• Ability to supervise individuals at many different levels (i.e., craft, technicians, health & safety,              professionals).
• Skilled in PC usage and associated software including MS Office (Word, Excel, Access and                    PowerPoint).
• Ability to work with client interfaces including contracts and management to ensure client                      relationships and communications are maintained

A demonstrated advanced knowledge of applicable regulations and pertinent industry standards. DOE “L” or “Q” security clearance or the ability to obtain the same, as required. Ability to work overtime and travel as needed. Experience in a DOE/DOD work environment. Specific experience with decontamination & decommissioning, environmental remediation, waste management, or health physics/radiological control strongly desired.

Program Management Professional

MS degree in engineering, science or related field desired.

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions        and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, operating instructions and correspondence.        Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly on a technical level.
• Ability to work with mathematical concepts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages,    ratios, and proportions to practical solutions.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where        only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written,        oral, diagram or schedule form.

• Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time.
• Ability to walk, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.
• Ability to perform repetitive movements of the fingers, hands, wrists and arms.
• Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30            pounds.
• Ability to participate in physically demanding work while wearing personnel protective equipment        including respiratory protection. Medically qualified to wear a respirator.

Supervision Received:
• Reports to and receives technical and operational guidance from the Office Managers or Regional          Managers.

Supervision Exercised:
• Provides direction to key project personnel.

Interface Required:
• Represents the principal contact with customers and North Wind management throughout the duration    of the project. Maintains contact with management personnel from suppliers, subcontractors, and            governmental agencies as appropriate.
• Maintains management level relationships with other participating entities responsible for performing    services in connection with the project and with appropriate organizations in the community.
• Ensures that all customer contact, including major correspondence and working relationships between    North Wind and the client, is maintained throughout the duration of the project.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to normal office conditions when not in the field. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. When visiting site locations, employee may be exposed to radiological hazards, extreme weather conditions, loud noise, or be required to wear personal protective equipment and respiratory protection.

North Wind Construction Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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