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Project Director

Company: Forgen LLC
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Thanks for visiting our Career Page. Please review our open positions and apply to the positions that match your qualifications.Location: Position may be open to work from one of several of Forgen office locations. -
Employee Type: Exempt, Full-time
Manages Others: Yes
Reports to: Senior Vice President or his designeeTravel: May require travel up to 50-75% Summary of FunctionsManage remediation and geotechnical projects and programs; maintain and enhance Forgen business relationships. Support business development with new clients. Represent Company management in negotiations with employee organizations. Assist the estimating and proposal development team. Manage each project assigned according to Forgen's corporate philosophy of safe, quality production while securing the most favorable economic outcome for Forgen. The Project Director will internalize and enforce Company policy and procedures. This role will have an emphasis on our Heavy Civil business sector of work. Position may require 50-75% travel. -Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Embrace Forgen's Core Values in all aspects of the job.
  • Lead, Manage and be Accountable (LMA) for their direct reports.
  • Perform the roles and responsibilities for Project Director as listed on the Accountability Chart.
  • Responsible for driving a safety culture which promotes Incident and Injury Free Performance. -
  • Provide primary client contact to assess scope of work and resources required to successfully complete the project.
  • Manage the estimate for selected project with detailed review and evaluation of all contract documents. Prepare proposals, technical writing, drawings, schedules, presentations, and interviews as needed during a proposal process.
  • Work closely with site management employees during total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule. Manage interaction with all client representatives, engineers, stakeholders, public relations, vendors, and subcontractors.
  • Work closely with site management employees to plan, coordinate and supervise onsite functions (scheduling, engineering, material control, and may provide day-to-day direction to administrative staff in accounting, purchasing, etc.).
  • Supervise site management employees and subcontractors.
  • Provide technical assistance, i.e. interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc. as required. Initiate and maintain extra work estimating and issuance of change orders.
  • Assume full responsibility for all aspects of project success and failure to include: productivity of employees, efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of the project.
  • Perform additional assignments as directed.Experience/Education
    • BS, Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent preferred but not mandatory.
    • Past experience in a construction environment which demands outstanding safety performance.
    • Primavera, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office proficiency.
    • Strategic Partnering/Interpersonal Savvy and Integrity.
    • Ability to establish and maintain strong credible relationships with leaders and leverage these relationships to lead change and influence culture. Anticipates conflict and plans accordingly, persists in spite of resistance. Relates well and models core values at all levels, both inside and outside of the Company. Diffuse tension through effective communication. Persuasively promotes and sells thoughtfully developed ideas.
    • Valid Driver's License and ability to drive on behalf of company business.
    • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training, preferred but not mandatory.
    • 8-Hour OSHA Refresher, preferred but not mandatory.
    • 30-Hour OSHA Construction Safety Training, preferred but not mandatory.
    • Company will provide additional training, as necessary.Physical DemandsAbility to communicate orally with vendors, management, and other co-workers, both individually and in front of a group is important. Regular use of the telephone and email for communication is essential.Sitting for extended period is common. Hearing, vision and speaking within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents.No heavy lifting is expected. Exertion of up to 10 pounds of force occasionally may be required. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computers, calculator, copiers and FAX machines.Good reasoning ability and decision making is necessary. Able to understand and utilize management reports, memos and other documents to conduct business.
      Primarily an office position. At times field project visits are required. Travel to offices and projects in various locations around the country as needed. The following physical activities or abilities are commonly, but not always, associated with field project visits.
      • Be able to stand or walk on a project site for extended durations.
      • When on project sites or if performing some types of work activity wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to, earplugs, protective eyewear, gloves, hard hat, steel toed work boots, and high visibility safety apparel. -The job is primarily performed indoors in a traditional office setting and occasionally outdoors at construction sites. -
        The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.
        • Job site environment, including, but not limited to, machines, tools, heavy equipment, chemicals, solvents, dust and fumes.
        • Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions.
          -The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees. -It is the policy of Forgen to fill every position without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other basis made unlawful by applicable law. Forgen is an equal opportunity employer, and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including managers, supervisors and co-workers. We've received your resume. Click here to update it. Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) orPaste resume Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?* Do you have a valid Driver's license?* How did you hear about this position? If referral, please list person who referred you?* Do you have the minimum 5+ years' experience working in a position similar to the one you are applying for?* What is your pay expectation for this position? I consent to be contacted over SMS/Text for this job.

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