Leo A Daly & Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc.

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Project Manager - K-12 DFW Region

Project Manager - K-12 DFW Region

Req No. 
2016-3264
Job Locations 
US-TX-Dallas
US-TX-Fort Worth
Category 
Architecture
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is a full-service consulting firm offering planning, engineering and program management services. Founded in 1935, LAN has grown from its humble beginnings as a small Houston firm to a national leader in the heavy civil infrastructure engineering industry. A division of LEO A DALY, an international architecture/engineering firm, LAN has access to the expertise of nearly 800 professionals in 31 offices across the country.  

Responsibilities

  • Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support project goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Establish project quality expectations
  • 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.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Determine and assess need for additional consultants and take the appropriate actions to resolve
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • 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.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • 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.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships, acquire leads, position for projects, develop teaming arrangements, lead proposal preparation, and participate in interviews.

Qualifications

  • University degree or college diploma in the field of architecture, engineering or construction management.
  • Knowledge of building design and construction including building site development, building substructure, and building envelope, M/E/P/S systems.
  • Demonstrated competency in master planning, program budgeting and schedule setting.
  • 10 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • Certifications as LEED AP, Project Management Professional (PMP), Professional Engineer (PE) or Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) preferred.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project, Project Wise, ProjectMates or Newforma.
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
  • Technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft Office Suite, and AutoCad.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Experience at working across multiple office locations with distributed human resources
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
  • Flexible during times of change.
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise.
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
  • Customer service skills an asset.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Work Conditions
  • Overtime may be required in meet project deadlines.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and other devices and objects.
  • Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
  • Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, or off-site personnel/management.

Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc., is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity, including providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability. Applicants with a physical or mental disability who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process may contact the Human Resources Department at 713-266-6900. For more information about your rights under the law, see EEO is the Law