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Project Manager in Dayton, OH at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

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Job Description

Veolia Water Technologies Dayton is currently seeking a Project Manager to work in the Vandalia OH area.
Veolia Water Technologies Dayton is a full-service industrial water management company with a focus on a cost effective blend of service, chemistry and equipment technologies. With our balanced process management approach to water-related issues, we are able to create and implement innovative, sustainable, custom water solutions that reduce the overall cost of operation and compliance. Veolia Water Technologies, an industry leader in providing water and wastewater solutions to industrial and municipal customers. Veolia Water Technologies is a Veolia company. Veolia provides water services through public-private partnerships and industrial outsourcing agreements and is comprised of the top water professionals in every corner of the globe. Our parent company, Veolia Environnement (VE), is a world leader in environmental services. VE is based in France and is comprised of four business segments that serve the environmental needs of customers globally: Veolia Water, Veolia Environmental Services, and Veolia Energy. 

This position is responsible for leading the organization’s efforts for executing Standard Products Group (SPG) projects with participation from the inception of the qualified opportunity through the tender phase, project execution, commissioning, and ending with the expiration of warranty. Must plan, communicate, coordinate resources, and promote internal and external interfacing from project discovery until closeout. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle. Projects include industrial water and wastewater reuse projects ranging in scope from standard equipment supply to moderately complex engineered system efforts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing projects from beginning to end, with accountability for project execution.
  • Deliver project excellence by incorporating best practices in project management to meet and or exceed customer needs
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Identify process issues and recommend improvements to team members and management.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Manage cross-functional project timeline and follow-up with project team members to ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Create and deliver project review presentations
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Determine the final testing and validation requirements of the systems installed in the field.  
  • Assists in providing technical and functional guidance to other employees
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system within the scope of assigned projects.
  • Assists in addressing health and safety concerns
  • Interacts regularly with contractors, suppliers, and vendors
  • Comply with all safety and housekeeping regulations.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, electrical, project, or controls engineering 
  • 3-5 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution
  • Project Management Professional Certification (PMP) desired 
  • Must be proficient in the following programs:  MS Office, MS Project, AutoCAD, and Accounting Software
  • 7 - 10 years of related work experience

VWS offers you a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with a dynamic work environment.  We offer challenging projects and training to ensure you success.