M. C. Dean, Inc. Project Leader 1 in Tysons, Virginia
Project Leader 1
Location Tysons, VA
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M.C. Dean’s Automation Systems business unit is currently seeking a Project Leader to lead large, complex Controls and Automation projects ranging from $500k to $5M+. Projects include Data Centers EPMS/BMS Systems, semiconductor manufacturing facilities, and light rail transit systems. In this role, you will be managing the entire spectrum of a project lifecycle and involved in project initiation through project close out. You will also be a key player during bidding phase and through implementation phase.
Performing the overall administration, organization, and implementation of small electrical construction projects or parts of a larger more complex project.
Managing several phases of a project lifecycle, including proposal, design, solutioning, installation, and close.
Assisting in the preparation of project documentation, including project requirements, manpower requirements, project layout, project schedules, detailed equipment plans and field office support.
Coordinating and assisting with or leading a project kick-off meeting.
Developing a Work Breakdown Structure for the project with properly named work packages and resources assigned to tasks (resource loaded) to establish a baseline resource plan.
Assisting with the scheduling of resources on the project to maintain the baseline project schedule.
Creating baseline vs actual reporting of resources, as required.
Providing and executing site surveys, site cost studies, projected costs, forecasts, cost codes and progress reports, as required.
Assisting with the collection of progress data of both self-perform and contractor perform work.
Observing and measuring project scope and performance against the project plan to ensure that the project is within acceptable variances of cost, budget, schedule and scope.
Driving the development and maintenance of project artifacts, including shop drawings that are required to ensure effective short-term and long-term staffing success for the project.
Coordinating the acquisition of major materials, and monitoring tool and equipment requirements with project leadership and the warehouse, as required.
Leading the acquisition of required permits and licenses for projects and ensuring inspections are handled correctly and in a timely manner.
Estimating, scheduling, or conferring with estimators, schedulers, and other resources that are assigned to the project to identify matters, such as work procedures, complaints, and other related problems.
Reviewing the project schedule with the General Contractor and/or Customer, if requested by project leadership.
Working directly with the Customer on a schedule, if requested by project leadership.
Managing the integration of data from multiple company systems and analyzing the data to draw insights on project progress.
Assuring timely completion of project punch-list items, the submittal of accurate as-built drawings, operation and maintenance manuals, and the completion of training materials.
Identifying opportunities for cost-saving measures, quality improvements and best practices.
Maintaining a positive, assertive relationship with other project leadership, including supervisors, superintendents, foremen, crew leaders and/or other project personnel, to achieve project milestones and overall project success.
Bachelor’s with 7-9 years of experience or Master’s Degree with 5-7 years of experience in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math or Physics preferably from an ABET accredited program.
10 years of experience in Control System construction projects.
Strong knowledge of a project management / project scheduling system (MS Project or Primavera P6).
Ability to create project schedules and scheduling of resources (work items and tasks by hours).
Ability to estimate project work and prepare proposals for Customers.
Understanding of critical path analysis of project and resource data to identify potential project issues.
Ability to discuss project and resource schedules, costs, and budgets with project leadership
Strong knowledge of procurement processes, including evaluating suppliers and purchasing technical goods and services.
Ability to create technical documentation, including design documents and reference libraries.
Executive-level communications and presentation skills.
Team building and team leadership skills.
Preference for previous experience programming or leading job that utilize Allen Bradley PLCs and/or AVEVA System Platform
Strong knowledge of finance systems as it relates to project budgets and cost codes.
Understanding of earned value analysis as it relates to project management.
Proficiency in the use of automated cost/schedule management systems.
Exposure to computer screens for an extended period of time.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Reach by extending hands or arms in any direction.
Have finger dexterity in order to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hands or arms, for example, using a keyboard.
Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Identify and understand the speech of another person.
Applicants for this position may be required to prove that they have received the COVID-19 vaccine or demonstrate that they have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled