Project Manager - Engineering and Controls

at Bernhard, LLC in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


Bernhard’s core mission is delivering innovative engineering, construction, and energy solutions that empower our clients and promote a sustainable future. Bernhard is comprised of four divisions: Mechanical, Electrical, Engineering and Development, each with a distinct identity and service offerings. The intersection of our capabilities enables Bernhard to provide turnkey Energy-as-a-Service (“EaaS”) solutions to our clients. At the same time, our divisions continue working in the market sectors and communities that the Company has traditionally served. Bernhard’s vision is to be the leading EaaS provider in North America through delivery of excellent, high value service and innovative solutions for our clients.

Purpose and Essential Duties

The Project Manager is responsible for the entire life cycle of a project from inception through to closure. This includes controls design, controls installation, and retro-commissioning projects. The Project Manager shall ensure that the project is delivered efficiently and effectively in accordance with agreed budget, schedule, quality and exceed the client’s expectations.

Project Manager’s responsibilities include the following;

+ Participate in business development activities through response to Request For Qualifications (RFQ), Request For Proposal (RFP) and participation in project interview presentations.

+ Work with the client (internal or external) to define the project scope, schedule, deliverables, risks and expectations that are considered to deliver a successful project.

+ Develop a proposal to document the project scope, schedule, deliverables, measures of success and the associated fee.

+ Develop an internal Work Plan to define revenue, hours budget, internal cost budget, travel budget, sub-consultant budget and estimate reimbursable amounts.

+ Develop budgets for controls installation projects that balance the capabilities of internal and external resources to deliver the project on schedule.

+ Ensure the revenue and budget estimates are entered into the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to accurately reflect the execution of the project.

+ Work with Leadership to ensure the project is correctly resourced per the established budgets and schedule.

+ Schedule the project tasks and resources to ensure the agreed upon schedule is met within the budget constraints established.

+ Establish a project Kick-Off meeting and ensure all team members are communicated to effectively throughout the course of the project.

+ Manage team members and sub-consultants to ensure project objectives are met.

+ Continuously track and report project execution against budget in terms of schedule adherence, deliverables, cost and revenue.

+ Where appropriate, technically direct/execute aspects of the project.

+ Manage the client expectations and ensure regular updates are effectively communicated throughout the duration of the project.

+ Ensure the project is closed out when appropriate and all commercial aspects are completed.

+ Participates in relevant organizations for networking and professional development.

+ Any other duties as assigned by Company Leadership.

Required Education, Experience and Qualifications

+ 5+ Years of experience in one of the following sectors: Engineering, Construction, Facilities Management, or Energy.

+ Demonstrated experience to lead and manage a team of technical staff.

+ Demonstrated experience with strong analytical, organizational and planning skills.?

+ Requires a Baccalaureate Degree in a Technical discipline, Engineering degree, Construction Management or related field.

+ Professional Engineering (PE) license.

Preferred Education, Experience and Qualifications

+ Preferred experience in controls discipline.

+ Preferred experience in the construction sector.

+ Preferred experience in facilities management.

+ The Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) qualification.

+ Preferred experience in the energy sector.

+ Has successfully completed Bernhard Project Management training if an internal candidate.?

Travel Requirements

?Travel shall be required on occasion depending on project need and location. The travel commitment is estimated to be around 25-50% of regular work schedule per month.

Physical/Work Environment Requirements

+ ?Shall require long periods of sitting or standing at a desk in front of a computer in the office environment.

+ The office environment is usually quiet.

+ Shall require the ability to walk, climb and crawl on a project construction site on occasions.

+ On occasions shall be exposed to inclement weather.

Bernhard is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and participates in the e-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.

To staffing/placement agencies: We are not responsible for any fee related to unsolicited resumes from 3rd party staffing and placement agencies (whether submitted through this website or sent directly to an employee of Bernhard LLC or its operating companies) unless a written agreement is in place between the agency and Bernhard, LLC (“Company”) and an authorized Company representative makes a written request to the agency to assist with a requisition. Similarly, no fee will be paid for candidates who apply and claim to be represented by an agency. Any unsolicited resumes, CVs, or other candidate information submitted by an agency will become the property of the Company, and no fee will be paid in the event such candidate is hired.

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+ Bachelors or better in Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC183679895

Posted On: May 15, 2021

Updated On: Jul 28, 2021