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Design Project Manager


Req#: 33775BR

Date published: 29-Apr-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line:

Business Plan: PMT

Level: 001

Primary Purpose:
For initial role, the client seeks Design Manager to support design and development at the client site. In this role, you will be asked to own and drive the full design and engineering efforts for construction and infrastructure development. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in engineering and the ability to work well with multiple teams in design, engineering, construction, and manufacturing. The Design Manager will work under the Design Management team.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Own the full design and engineering effort for construction and infrastructure development
• Understand different project delivery methods including design bid build, integrated project development, and fast track projects
• Understand lean construction principles and fully integrated design using BIM.
• Manage all aspects of technical planning, scope development, change management, programming, design, and engineering services during construction.
• Perform conceptual engineering analysis for multiple scenarios that can include high level schedule and/or budget development to help customers and stakeholders make critical business decisions at multiple sites based on time and cost constraints.
• Proactively seek out and coordinate all technical and business information required from the numerous customers and stakeholders and transform this into a scope of work used to set a baseline program scope, cost and schedule.
• Manage scope effectively to support highly dynamic manufacturing technology requirements and volumes.
• Develop design deliverables to support all aspects of construction
• Implement innovative engineering and design methodologies to support very aggressive program and construction schedules.
• Focus is a limited resource. Demonstrate the agility required to quickly shift focus between tasks in order to deliver on multiple design projects.
• Infrastructure development is a problem of complexity, objective thinking, and social interactions. Prove an ability to solve subjective problems with objective fundamentals

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical, Controls, Structural, Civil, or Electrical Engineering and/or evidence of exceptional experience
• Knowledge of advanced excel use and computer programming/scripting is a plus
• Project management skills such as Lean Six Sigma and Agile methodologies
• Scheduling software, preferably Primavera P6
• Subcontractor and consulting engineer management experience
• Construction Project Management experience

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Black & Veatch Engineer will work on-site for the period of time requested by the client and mutually agreed between the client and B&V. Expected duration of assignment is three to six months.

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